Part-Time Licensed Practical Nursing Program

The part-time LPN program is an 18 month, 1530 hour program that is divided into three levels. Each level is divided between class time held on location at The Rapha School, clinical hours held at a assited living or personal care home, and clinical hours held at a hospital. Personal care, assisted living, and hospital location will be announced prior to the beginning of the class year. Upon graduation from the program, you will be eligible to take the NCLEX PN exam.
Classes will be held Monday to Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and every other Saturday, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission Requirements:

  • Completed school application
  • This program spans two academic years. The total tuition for both years is $22,000 but is split into two payments. The first amount of $12,000 is due by check or money order before the first day of class unless an agreement stating otherwise has been made with The Rapha School.
    • The $22,000 tuition includes criminal record check, textbooks, uniforms, CPR certification, ATI exams, laptop computer, and a NCLEX review exam.
  • PA Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) report
  • Physical exam performed no more than a year prior to your application. The exam must include:
    • Evidence of being free of any communicable diseases
    • Evidence of ability to lift at least 50 lbs
    • Evidence of a negative 2-step Mantoux or negative QuantiFeron®-TB Gold. The second Mantoux must be administered between 7 and 12  days of the first.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • ATI Teas Scores
    • We will proctor your exam if you have not already taken this
  • CPR Certification
  • Two letters of recommendation
Plan of Study
Med Surge Nursing I
Fundamentals of Nursing190
The Influence of a Christian Nurse in a Secular World30
Caring for the Older Adult40
Pharmacology/Herbal Therapies40
Clinical Med/Surg. Level I200
Total Hours Level I580
Med Surge Nursing II160
Medication Administration/IV Therapies40
Clinical Med/Surg. Level II200
Total Hours Level II400
Maternal and Child Nursing
Pediatric Nursing40
Clinical Med/Surg. Level III350
Maternal/Child Clinical40
Pediatrics Clinical40
Total Hours Level III550
​Admission Application

Application must be completed and mailed/emailed to The Rapha School no later than a month prior to the start of the program. Two letters of recommendation must be included.

Download Application
Physical Form

This form must be completed and returned to The Rapha School no later than a week prior to the beginning of the program. If you have a recent physical (no more than a year old) that shows evidence of all information required by this form then we will accept a copy.

Download LPN Physical Form
​Part-Time Factsheet

This is a quick glance fact sheet that you may download and refer to for things such as admissions cost, class times/days, what forms we will require, and other admissions requirements.

Download Part-Time Fact Sheet