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The practical nursing program at the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit at the Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center located in Lewisburg, PA is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the practical nursing program is continuing accreditation.

The program is also approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

Program outcome data indicates our students achieve at or above the national average in first time NCLEX-PN pass rates and enjoy a job placement rate over 90% after graduation. Our faculty also work diligently to maintain a high completion rate for our students.

First Time NCLEX-PN Pass Rate

Program Year                                 First-time Pass Rate*                                   National Average**

15-16                                       99%                                                     84%

16-17                                       94%                                                     86%

17-18                                       88%                                                     88%
18-19                                       95%                                                     87%


  * Reported in October of each year by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
** Report in April of each year by Mountain Measurement


Job Placement Rate*

Program Year                                                Percent Indicating Employment as LPN

15-16                                                   94%

16-17                                                   90%

17-18                                                   94%
18-19                                                   97%


  *Job placement rate is based upon graduate survey data collected 6 months after graduation. The job placement rate does not reflect those individuals pursuing continuing education as a registered nurse.


Completion Rates

Program Year                                                Percent of Enrolled Students Completing Program

15-16                                                   76%

16-17                                                   71%

17-18                                                   69%

18-19                                                   77%




In April 2021 the Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center received formal notification from ACEN granting continuing accreditation to the practical nursing program through fall 2028.


3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 
Atlanta, GA 30326

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PA State Board of Nursing 
P.O. Box 2649 

Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649 
(404) 975-5000