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Nursing | Certificate

Vermont Technical College


A student with a certificate in Practical Nursing will be able to: Employ the nursing process for select clients to maintain, achieve, or regain optimal self-care. Integrate knowledge of scientific, behavioral, and cultural principles in the care of clients in a variety of settings. Establish collaborative relationships with members of the nursing and health team. Maintain confidentiality in a clinical setting and support the use of legal and ethical standards. Assume the role of a member of an interdisciplinary team. Provide care which maximizes the self-care potential of individuals across the lifespan in a variety of healthcare settings. Contribute to the development of a teaching plan for the client with an alteration in basic self-care needs. Assume responsibility for self-directed, goal-oriented growth.

Cost Total Program Cost $28,763

  • Tuition $15,432

  • Housing & Meals $12,044

  • Fees $1,582

  • Application Fee $55

  • Cost information is approximate, please visit the program's website for the most up to date information available.

Financial Assistance

  • Grants & Scholarships

    VTC helps students access a number of Federal and State Grants: Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Vermont Incentive Grant, Advancement Grant.

    State or Local Grant
    Pell Grant
    Other Federal Grant

  • Loans

    Student loans can be used to pay for a variety of costs associated with your college education, such as tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and the purchase of a computer or software. Students may qualify for a Federal Subsidized Loan or Federal Unsubsidized Loan, and parents may qualify for a Parent PLUS loan.

    Federal Subsidized Loan
    Federal Unsubsidized Loan
    Parent PLUS Loan

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  • Health Care and Social Assistance