of Practical Nursing
Founded in 1937, Central School of Practical Nursing is Ohioís oldest PN program and among the first of its kind in the United States. Located in suburban Cleveland and with clinical sites throughout the Northeast Ohio region, we are currently the only private, independent PN program in the state.
Central School of Practical Nursing is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) school.
CSPN is ABHES (Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools) accredited and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing, receiving the maximum five (5) year approval.
Click on any of the links to the left to learn more about our school. You may also arrange for an individualized tour of the school by calling (216) 901-4400 or filling out our online contact form.
CSPN's privacy statement: Browsing our web site does not yield any personally identifying information. We never publish or release any data from online submissions.
As required by the final regulations 668.6 (b), published in the Federal Register, our gainful employment disclosure statement is available as a web page here.
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