The Herkimer BOCES Adult Practical Nursing Program presents this website to assist those exploring the option of an education in Practical Nursing.


Herkimer BOCES Adult LPN Program is registered with: New York State Education Department, Council of Practical Nurse programs of the State of New York, NYS Board of Regents Commissioner of Vocational Education.

One Time Only Opportunity

The countdown to your future can begin today!

The Herkimer BOCES LPN program is offering an opportunity to begin an 18-month LPN course of study starting January 2022.

When: Classes begin Jan. 5, 2022

How often: 

January 2022-August 2022:  Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening from 5:30-9:30 p.m. plus two Saturdays 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. per month for lab/clinical.

September 2022-June 2023:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday evening 5:30-9:30 p.m. plus clinical every Saturday 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

How long: Classes run weekly from January 2022 through June 2023.  Graduation date June 2023.

Eligibility Requirements: 

*18 years of age
*High School Diploma or GED
*2 professional references
*Interview with the Nursing Coordinator
*Eligibility to obtain financial Aid
*Successful completion of the TEAS entrance exam

How to pay:  Herkimer BOCES participates with PELL and student loans. You should also check with your employer about sponsorship opportunities. No entrance fee this session only.

 Email LPN Program Coordinator Sara Nicolette at or call 315-867-2209.

Note:  Applications must be submitted by Dec. 10. 

TEAS exams will be given the week of Dec. 15.

Click below for a virtual tour
of the LPN program.

LPN Program Virtual Tour