Massachusetts LPN to RN/BSN Programs

LPNs in Massachusetts looking to take on more responsibility and advance their careers are enrolling in LPN to RN programs. With ADN and BSN pathways available in the state, students can choose the RN degree that meets their needs. RN advantages include increased independence, opportunities to enter rewarding specialties, and higher salaries. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that RNs in Massachusetts earn an average of $33,870 more annually than LPNs in the state do.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in MA

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Massachusetts. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Berkshire Community College
LPN to ADN
1350 West St
Pittsfield, MA
(413) 499-4660
Bristol Community College
LPN to RN
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA
(508) 678-2811
Cape Cod Community College
LPN to RN
2240 Lyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA
(508) 362-2131
Fitchburg State University
LPN to BSN
160 Pearl St.
Fitchburg, MA
(978) 665-3000
Greenfield Community College
LPN to ADN
One College Drive
Greenfield, MA
(413) 775-1000
Holyoke Community College
LPN to RN
303 Homestead Ave.
Holyoke, MA
(413) 538-7000
Laboure College
LPN to RN
303 Adams Street
Milton, MA
(617) 322-3575
Lawrence Memorial/Regis College
LPN to RN
170 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA
(781) 306-6600
Massasoit Community College
LPN to ADN
1 Massasoit Blvd.
Brockton, MA
(508) 588-9100
Middlesex Community College
LPN to RN
33 Kearney Square
Lowell, MA
(800) 818-3434
Mount Wachusett Community College
LPN to ADN
444 Green St.
Gardner, MA
(978) 632-6600
North Shore Community College
LPN to RN
1 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA
(978) 762-4000
Northern Essex Community College - Haverhill
LPN to RN
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA
(978) 556-3000
Northern Essex Community College - Lawrence
LPN to RN
414 Common Street
Lawrence, MA
(978) 738-7000
Quincy College
LPN to RN
1250 Hancock St
Quincy, MA
(800) 698-1700
Salem State University
LPN to BSN
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, MA
(978) 542-6000
Worcester State
LPN to BSN
486 Chandler St
Worcester, MA
(508) 929-8000

Massachusetts LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in Massachusetts.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Boston, Cambridge, Newton - MA$55,130$95,79073.8%
Springfield - MA$49,140$73,18048.9%
Worcester - MA$54,020$89,95066.5%
Lawrence, Methuen Town, Salem - MA$56,860$79,56039.9%
Barnstable Town - MA$59,440$83,75040.9%
Peabody, Salem, Beverly - MA$59,130$86,00045.4%
Brockton, Bridgewater, Easton - MA$55,200$89,14061.5%
New Bedford - MA$52,590$75,89044.3%
Leominster, Gardner - MA$52,120$82,36058.0%
Pittsfield - MA$49,440--
Haverhill, Newburyport, Amesbury Town - MA$54,030$78,90046.0%
Lynn, Saugus, Marblehead - MA$58,400$69,40018.8%
Taunton, Middleborough, Norton - MA$55,170$81,68048.1%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm