Accreditations and Approvals

The Practical Nursing Program and its parent organization, Blue Hills Regional Technical School, maintain the following accreditations and approvals. Upon successful completion of the Practical Nursing Program, students will receive a certificate of graduation in Practical Nursing, and can then apply to take the NCLEX-PN licensing exam.


Blue Hills Regional Technical School is accredited by:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Commission on Public Schools
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514
Tel. 781-425-7700

Blue Hills Regional Technical School Postsecondary Programs Division is accredited by:

The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Tel. 770-396-3898


Practical Nursing Program is approved by:

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office for Career/Vocational Technical Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA 02148-4906
Tel. 781-338-3000

Practical Nursing Program is fully approved by:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Board of Registration in Nursing
Division of Health Professions Licensure Department of Public Health
239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, 5th floor
Boston, MA 02114
Tel. 617-973-0800