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Putnam-Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program 200 BOCES Drive Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 Phone: (914) 245-2700
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    About Putnam-Westchester BOCES Practical Nursing Program

    Career and Technical Education A wide array of programs is available to Tech Center at Yorktown students who want to develop new career skills and earn college credit. Teenagers can gain a competitive edge by enrolling in one of 29 Career and Technical Education courses in the areas of arts and humanities, business, engineering, health, human and public services, and natural and agricultural sciences. In addition, academic credit is offered in English, Math, Science or Social Studies as well as college credit in many of the exciting programs. The Tech Center offers students an opportunity to attend for one or two years, for two or four hours each day. Successful graduates can attain a Career and Technical Education Certificate or a Regents Diploma with a Technical Endorsement. The success rate is high, with 51 % going on to colleges or technical institutions and 42 % working in their field of study. Clubs, competitions and honor societies round out the Tech Center experience. The Career and Technical Education department also offers more than 300 courses for adults, during the day or evening, as well as free literacy programs.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • None
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 172
    Percent Admitted 23%
    Men Admitted 10%
    Women Admitted 25%
    Full Time Retention Rate 94%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 92
    Native American 0.0
    Asian 2.0
    African American 62.0
    Hispanic 2.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 22
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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