Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing

  • 2021 April Nursing Graduation Class

    For more than 50 years, Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing has prepared students for a rewarding career in the health care industry.  The program includes classroom theory, theoretical knowledge, and clinical experiences to prepare students to take the NCLEX-PN for licensure as a Practical Nurse. 

    The Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing offers the following programs each September:
    • An 11-month, full-time day program which meets September through August, M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    • A 17-month, part-time evening program which meets September through June, M-Th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. AND the following September through March, M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    • A part-time day program is available to seniors enrolled in the high schools of the first supervisory district which meets September through June, M-F from 7:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. OR 12:00 noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Bixhorn Technical Center in Bellport, NY; AND will meet the following September through March, M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Level II post secondary at the Adult Education Center in Brentwood.

    Each program encompasses classroom time, practical experience in our simulation, skills labs, and supervised clinical rotations at off-site locations.  The program also provides students the opportunity to pursue advanced college training. 


    Financial Aid:
    The Eastern Suffolk School of Practical Nursing is eligible to participate in Title IV financial aid programs.  Students attending the Licensed Practical Nursing Program may be eligible for a Pell Grant and/or Direct Loans.  Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility and receive federal student aid funds.  Please click for additional financial aid information relating to the Practical Nursing Program.

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    Health Sciences Employment Opportunities:

    The Eastern Suffolk BOCES Adult Health Sciences program offers unique career opportunities for instructors in Practical Nursing, Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide.  We are seeking innovative, energetic, hardworking, enthusiastic and professional instructors with excellent subject knowledge to join the Health Sciences team at Eastern Suffolk BOCES.  If interested in teaching Practical Nursing, Nurse Assistant or Home Health Aide, please forward your letter of interest with a current resume to:

    Program Administrator of Health Sciences
    Adult Education Center
    100 Second Avenue
    Brentwood, NY  11717
    Phone: 631-233-4450
    Fax: 631-233-4459
    If interested in teaching Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Office Biller/Coder ICD-10, Physical Therapy Aide, Certified Personal Trainer, Dental Chairside Assistant, Phlebotomy or EKG Technician, please forward your letter of interest with a current resume to:
    Donna Singer
    Program Administrator of Literacy and Adult Education
    Bixhorn Technical Center
    350 Martha Avenue
    Bellport, NY  11713
    Fax:  631-286-6582
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