Resources for adults interested in a career in Nursing

Crawford County Career & Technical Center

860 Thurston Rd., Meadville Pennsylvania  16335

Ph. (814) 724-6024   Fax: 814-337-0602

  © 2016 Crawford County Career & Technical Center


Practical Nursing Program Information The first class of The Crawford County Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Program graduated in 1969. Since then, a class has graduated every year. A class begins every July and concludes in June. The Practical Nursing Program consists of twelve months of classroom/clinical instruction, or 48 weeks. The program is divided into trimesters, each 16 weeks in length. The program runs Monday through Friday, with classroom days from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and clinical days from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. All classroom instruction is held at the Crawford County Career and Technical Center; clinical experiences are held at a variety of institutions in the area including Meadville Medical Center, Crawford County Care Center, Wesbury United Methodist Home, Rolling Fields, home health agencies, physicians' offices and other community-based nursing health care facilities. In addition, a simulation lab is utilized to enhance the student learning experience. Crawford County CTC is proud of their graduates' licenser pass rate. 100% of graduates from 2011 - 2015 have passed the licensing exam on their first attempt.. According to data which was gathered from 2013 - 2015 Academic Year, Crawford County CTC has a job placement rate of 97%. The information was gathered from graduate surveys with a response rate of 57%. Crawford County CTC has three year average retention rate (2013 - 2015) of 62% and an on-time completion rate of 100%. On-time completion means that CCCTC students completed the program within one year. Practical Nursing Standard Occupational Classification Click here for O-Net description of Practical Nursing Classification Code 29-2061.00 Approved by: PA State Board of Nursing PA Department of Education Accredited by: Accreditation Commission For Education In Nursing 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000 Visit the website; Contact: