The Herkimer BOCES Adult Practical Nursing Program presents this site to assist those exploring the option of a practical nursing education.

Welcome to the Herkimer BOCES Adult Practical Nursing Program Website

To take the next step in pursuing a nursing education in our program, click here or above to fill out our interest survey, call 315-867-2206 or send an email to


Full-time class: To join the next full-time class that starts in July 2024, sign up right away. You'll need to get your application, two references and high school transcript or GED to us by May 15 in order to complete you KNAT admissions test by May 30 and be ready for our orientation on June 5, 2024.

Part-time day and evening classes: To join our next part-time day and evening classes that start in September 2024, you must complete the applications process and admissions testing by the end of July 2024 and be ready for our orientation on Aug. 8, 2024.

Location: The Adult Practical Nursing Program is located at the Herkimer BOCES Gateway Center on the second floor of 420 E. German St. in Herkimer.

The 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.