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United Technical Center

School of Practical Nursing

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  Welcome to our website! The following information is provided to assist you with application to the Program. Please feel free to call us if you have questions.  

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Collectively, our faculty have over 46 years of teaching expertise.

   Monica Iaquinta, RN, MSN

   Pamela Nussear, RN, BSN

  Kendra Westfall, RN, BSN

      The Practical Nursing Program is a 12 month, adult preparatory program of study operated

 by United Technical Center and accredited by the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for

Licensed Practical Nurses and North Central Association. 

       The successful graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for

Practical Nursing. Passage of the exam confers a license to practice Practical Nursing. To date,

United Technical Center's School of Practical Nursing has a 99.9% State Board pass rate on the

 first attempt since the program's inception in 1967. Employment opportunities remain strong, and

 graduates find employment in nursing homes, doctor's offices, clinics, hospitals, and corrections.

     Many options are available for those who desire to pursue further education to Registered

Nursing through college or university articulation agreements. To view the program brochure, click

on the link:


 *Application Process

    1.  Call UTC (304-326-7583to register for the pre-entrance examination, request, and

               submit an application.  

    2.  Content areas of the exam include: reading, English, mathematics, and science.    

    3.  Contact the school for information about pre-entrance exam preparation or       

         visit the website: to purchase a review manual for the TEAS V.

    4.  Applicants will receive a letter in the mail with the date and time of testing at UTC.

    5.  Applicants who meet the testing standard are scheduled for a personal interview, and

         persons should practice interview skills and be dressed appropriately.          

    6.  Submit transcripts and letters of reference prior to the interview.

    7.  Selection is made based upon test results, transcripts, letters of reference, and the interview.


*Cost of Program

         The approximate cost of the program is $6800.00 for the school year. Financial aid is  

available to those who qualify. Further information about financial aid may be obtained by calling

304-326-7584.  Persons should first complete the FAFSA, which may be done on-line.

Click on "Expenses" for more information:  Expenses


  A mandatory prerequisite for entrance into the Practical Nursing Program is Medical

  Terminology. This course is offered at UTC as an on-line class. Math for Medications is strongly

  recommended for persons who need remedial assistance and is offered as an evening course. Both

  courses are offered in the fall and spring of the school year. To register for either class, please

    call 304-326-7590 after 5:00 p.m.


  "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence."

    Jessica Guidobon

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