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There are a variety of schools from which aspiring nurses can choose in the Palm Beach area. Below, you can read about some of the better-known programs and corresponding careers in greater detail.

Palm Beach State College
Palm Beach State College is a community college that offers a Patient Care Assistant program that qualifies students to work as certified nursing assistants (CNAs). The program requires 120 hours of training, as well as a minimum of 40 clinical hours. Upon the program’s completion, CNAs can work for a wide variety of employers in the area, including VITAS Hospice.

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Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations
The Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations is one of the few colleges in the Palm Beach area to offer an occupational associate’s degree, which prepares students to work as licensed practical nurses (LPNs). This rigorous program requires 1,350 hours of combined classroom and lab practice. LPNs working in the Palm Beach area can expect to earn around $43,820 per year.

South University – West Palm Beach
South University – West Palm Beach is a private institution offering both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing through the College of Nursing and Public Health. The bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program is a strong choice for students who wish to become registered nurses (RNs). The master of science in nursing (MSN) program is for RNs who wish to advance their education and specialize further in their careers. Registered nurses in the Palm Beach area are in high demand, and the median income for RNs in the area is $55,790, among the highest in the state of Florida.

To help you learn about these and a number of other options, check out the below list of the top nursing schools and programs in the Palm Beach area.

Palm Beach nursing schools by NCLEX score

Palm Beach State College - Lake Worth
4200 Congress Avenue | Lake Worth, Florida 33461
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 96.3% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Associate's in Registered Nursing: 92.7% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Certificate in Nursing Assistant
Palm Beach Atlantic University
901 South Flagler Drive | West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Bachelor's in Registered Nursing: 93.6% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road | Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Bachelor's in Registered Nursing: 90.8% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Master's in Registered Nursing; Doctor's in Nursing Science; Doctor's in Nursing Practice
South University - West Palm Beach
9801 Belvedere Road | Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411
Bachelor's in Registered Nursing: 90.7% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Master's in Registered Nursing
Inlet Grove Community School
600 West 28th Street | Riviera Beach, Florida 33404
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 90.0% NCLEX pass rate (2012 through Q1-2 2013)
Palm Beach State College - Glades Education Center
1977 College Drive | Belle Glade, Florida 33430
Associate's in Registered Nursing: 85.7% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Keiser University - West Palm Beach
2085 Vista Parkway | West Palm Beach, Florida 33411
Associate's in Registered Nursing: 83.2% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Family Practice Nursing
Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations
5154 Okeechobee Boulevard, Suite 201 | West Palm Beach, Florida 33417
Associate's in Licensed Practical Nursing: 80.6% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Associate's in Registered Nursing: 72.0% NCLEX pass rate (Q1-2 2013 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Certificate in Nursing Assistant
Southeastern College - Greenacres
6812 Forest Hill Boulevard, Suite D-1 | Greenacres, Florida 33413
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 75.6% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Fortis Institute - Palm Springs
1630 South Congress Avenue, Suite 300 | Palm Springs, Florida 33461
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 61.3% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
SouthTech Academy
1300 SW 30th Avenue | Boynton Beach, Florida 33426
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 45.5% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Capscare Academy for Healthcare Education
1776 Lake Worth Road | Lake Worth, Florida 33460
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 37.5% NCLEX pass rate (2012 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Techni-Pro Institute
414 NW 35th Street | Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 35.6% NCLEX pass rate (2011 through Q1-2 2013)
Associate's in Registered Nursing: 0.0% NCLEX pass rate (Q1-2 2013 through Q1-2 2013)
Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology - Delray Beach
5150 Linton Boulevard, Suite 340 | Delray Beach, Florida 33484
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 33.3% NCLEX pass rate (2012 through 2012)
Programs offered: Certificate in Patient Care Aide
Victoria Medical College
1509 North Military Trail | West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 27.3% NCLEX pass rate (2012 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Palm Beach Vocational Institute
901 North Congress Avenue | Boynton Beach, Florida 33426
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 26.8% NCLEX pass rate (2012 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Burnett International College
1903 South Congress Avenue | Boynton Beach, Florida 33426
Associate's in Registered Nursing: 26.7% NCLEX pass rate (Q1-2 2013 through Q1-2 2013)
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Palm Beach County Schools
3300 Forest Hill Boulevard, Suite C-124 | West Palm Beach, Florida 33406
Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing: 4.0% NCLEX pass rate (2010 through Q1-2 2013)
Azure College - Boca Raton
2900 North Military Trail | Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing; Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Bethesda College of Health Sciences
3800 Congress Avenue | Boynton Beach, Florida 33435
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Carleen Home Health School - West Palm Beach
4645 Gun Club Road | West Palm Beach, Florida 33415
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing
Dade Medical College - West Palm Beach
2601 South Military Trail | West Palm Beach, Florida 33415
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Florida Career College - Boynton Beach
1743 North Congress Avenue | Boynton Beach, Florida 33426
Programs offered: Certificate in Nursing Assistant
Florida Career College - West Palm Beach
6058 Okeechobee Boulevard | West Palm Beach, Florida 33417
Programs offered: Certificate in Nursing Assistant
Health Career Institute
1764 North Congress Avenue | West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Institute of Healthcare Professions
2100 45th Street | West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
International Institute for Healthcare Professionals - Boca Raton
600 South Dixie Highway | Boca Raton, Florida 33432
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing; Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
ITT Technical Institute - West Palm Beach
1756 North Congress Avenue | West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Lincoln College of Technology
2410 Metrocentre Boulevard | West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Med-Life Institute - West Palm Beach
2695 North Military Trail | West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing; Associate's in Registered Nursing
NRI Institute of Health Sciences
500 Royal Palm Beach Boulevard | Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Sunshine Academy
112 SE 23rd Avenue | Boynton Beach, Florida 33435
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
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