Licensed Practical Nurse Programs (LPN / LVN)

Licensed practical nurses provide first-hand support to patients in a clinical setting. If you are interested in learning about the steps it takes to become an LPN, then we have exactly what you need. Continue reading below for more details.

Step 1: Have a completed High School Diploma or GED

Although this applies to any higher education program, it is important to mention that this is the first and most primary step to advancing to LPN schools across the country.

Step 2: Find a Board Approved LPN Educational Program

Because you will be earning an associate’s degree, first you need to apply to the college and before being accepted into their RN program, you must pass basic college prerequisites such as English, math, social sciences, or basic life sciences. Once you – re accepted, you will take nursing-related classes such as anatomy and physiology, psychology, and pharmacology. Other classes may teach how to transition into being an RN, or how to take the RN licensing exam.

Board approval is the most important step to a successful career in practical nursing. Some programs are board-certified through the states in which they exist, but others may carry more national certifications.

Be sure to research the program you have in mind for necessary approval credentials. Future acceptance into degree promotional programs may be hindered by education from non-approved institutions.

Step 3: 12 Months Classroom/Clinical Experience

Most LPN programs consist of 30-40 credit hours of study with a clinical requirement. How this balances out within the program depends on the school, but you should be prepared to apply your skills in a real-world setting before the end of the program.

These prerequisites sometimes can be taken concurrently with your nursing classes, but some institutions require that they be completed beforehand because of the intense clinical schedules of classes such as medicine, surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry, and community health.

Clinical rotations can sometimes be arranged where you already work, and you may be able to skip some altogether depending upon your work experience.

Step 4: NCLEX-PN

After you have completed the LPN program, you will be expected to also successfully pass the NCLEX-PN exam. Some LPN programs integrate exam prep into their curriculum, which helps prepare you for this nationally-required licensing test.

Upon completing your program, you will be eligible to take the RN licensing exam – the specifics of which can be found at your state board of nursing’s website. General exam information can be found at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

Getting Your License

Your training program prepares you for your LPN licensing exam. Your state board of nursing can provide more information about how to take this exam.

More resources about licensing exams can be found at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing www.ncsbn.org.

What the Job Is Like

LPNs provide basic patient care under the supervision of doctors and nurses. You can work in hospitals, nursing care facilities such as nursing homes, medical offices, or work one-on-one with patients in their homes. In some states, LPNs can do complex tasks such as administer prescription medications, start and maintain intravenous lines, and care for ventilator-dependent patients.

To succeed in your career, you should be in good health and have a strong desire to help people. You need good problem-solving and communication skills, and must be able to work well in a team environment.

Advancing Your Career

If you find that you like working in healthcare and want to do something different, consider an administrative role. In most states, LPNs can be supervisors in long-term and assisted care nursing facilities. A popular choice for many LPNs is to become an RN by pursuing an LPN to RN program. You need to have more education and take a different licensing exam to be an RN. You can choose from RN programs at community colleges, hospitals, or universities.

Did you know?

There’s no difference between licensed practical nurses and licensed vocational nurses (LVN). The licensing state decides which terminology to use. Most states use LPN but Texas and California use LVN.

More Information and Resources:

National Federation of Licensed Practical NursesNational Association for Practical Nurse Education and ServiceNational League for Nursing.

Interview with a LPN

What inspired you to become a Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)?

I have wanted to be a nurse since I was a child. My father was ill since I was 10 and I took care of him when my mother was working, so I guess it’s in my blood.

What is your current position?

I work three different jobs. The first one is in home care and it is per diem.  The second job I have is working with the physically and mentally handicapped in a day rehabilitation facility, and finally I work part time in a nursing home from 11 PM to 7 AM.

Tell us about your job in home care.

I visit people in their homes and do physical assessments such as vital signs, weights, oximetry, lung sounds, bowel sounds, blood sugars and safety checks. There is a care plan that is followed, which can include things like assessing wounds and photographing and changing dressings. There are a lot of diabetic patients and sometimes I will prefill syringes or give insulin. Sometimes there are psychiatric cases where I assess mental status and check on medication compliance and safety. All of the cases would involve calling and following up with any issues that arise with the physician.

The most fulfilling aspect in this job is knowing that these patients do not need to be in a facility, that they can get services in their own home. The challenges in this job are liability and the fact that you need to be very good at assessment because you are the only health care person actually seeing the patient. I like this specialty because I am autonomous and have no one over my shoulder.

What does your position in the nursing home consist of?

There are, at this time, 30 patients on a floor, some with Alzheimer’s, others who need short term rehabilitation or long-term care. The priority, as always, is patient safety:  making sure all alarms are in place and functioning, answering all call lights with the help of the certified nursing assistants (CNAs); administering medications, doing treatments, doing medication book audits every night to make sure that all orders are done correctly, doing changeover of medication sheets at the end of the month, stocking the crash cart, making sure the glucometer is functioning by calibrating it, and giving report to the oncoming nurse.

The most fulfilling aspect of this job is listening to the patients talk about when they were young and what life was like, and knowing I make a difference in their life whether it is holding their hand or giving them a breathing treatment or just listening. The challenges here are mandatory overtime, working an off-shift and patients dying. I like this specialty because the elderly have wisdom and you can learn from them.  They usually appreciate it when you care about them because many of them have no family.

What degrees do you recommend?

If I were to start over I would definitely get my RN at a Master’s level so that at some time I could teach.  I would if I could get my BSN. If you are thinking about schooling or specialties learn as much as you can and make sure to keep updating with continuing education classes or college courses because nursing is ever-evolving.

What would you say to someone considering going into nursing?

I started as an LPN with plans to get my RN but life got in my way. Now I am 28 years in to nursing and although I have held some RN positions because of experience, I still am planning on getting my RN.  In the nex few years technology is changing and it seems that it is getting more and more difficult for LPNs to get jobs.

Do you have any advice to give to new nurses?

My advice is pay attention in school at whatever level you decide, but definitely get your RN. Find a way to prioritize and use effective time management when you get a job.

List of Programs

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Alabama Southern Community College
Monroeville, Alabama
  • Practical Nursing (PN)ACEN
Alle-Kiski Medical Center
New Kensington, Pennsylvania
  • NursingACEN
Allegany College of Maryland
Cumberland, Maryland
  • NursingACEN
Alvin Community College
Alvin, Texas
  • Nurse Refresher Course for RNs and LVNsACEN
Amarillo College
Amarillo, Texas
  • Nursing - Vocational Nursing CertificateACEN
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, Maryland
  • Practical Nursing (LPN) ProgramACEN
Arizona Western College
Yuma, Arizona
  • Nursing PracticalACEN
Arkansas Northeastern College
Blytheville, Arkansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, Arkansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Ashland Community & Technical College
Ashland, Kentucky
  • Practical NursingACEN
Assabet Valley Regional Technical School
Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Athens Technical College
Athens, Georgia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Atlantic Technical Center
Coconut Creek, Florida
  • Practical NursingACEN
Augusta Technical College
Augusta, Georgia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Austin Community College
Austin, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Bainbridge State College
Bainbridge, Georgia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Baptist Health Schools Little Rock
Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Baptist School of Health Professions
San Antonio, Texas
  • Licensed Vocational NurseACEN
Barton County Community College
Great Bend, Kansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • LPN Mobility ProgramACEN
Bay de Noc Community College
Escanaba, Michigan
  • LPN Nursing ProgramACEN
Bemidji State University
Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Practical NursingCCNE
Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Nursing - Practical Nurse CertificateACEN
Bevill State Community College
Jasper, Alabama
  • Practical NursingACEN
Bishop State Community College
Mobile, Alabama
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Bismarck State College
Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Practical Nursing Certificate
Black Hawk College
Moline, Illinois
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Bluegrass Community & Technical College
Lexington, Kentucky
  • Practical NursingACEN
Bridgerland Applied Technology College
Logan, Utah
  • Practical NursingACEN
Bronx Community College - CUNY
Bronx, New York
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Brookdale Community College
Lincroft, New Jersey
  • LPN Nursing Advanced PlacementACEN
Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center
Fort Cobb, Oklahoma
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Calhoun Community College
Decatur, Alabama
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
California State University - Fresno
Fresno, California
  • Licensed Practical NurseCCNE
Canadian Valley Technology Center
Chickasha, Oklahoma
  • Practical NursingACEN
Cape Fear Community College
Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County
Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Carl Sandburg College
Galesburg, Illinois
  • Practical NursingACEN
Carrington College - Boise
Boise, Idaho
  • Practical NursingACEN
Carroll Community College
Westminster, Maryland
  • Practical Nursing Certificate
Carteret Community College
Morehead City, North Carolina
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Casper College
Casper, Wyoming
  • Licensed Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Cecil College
North East, Maryland
  • Practical Nurse CertificateACEN
Central Alabama Community College
Childersburg, Alabama
  • Practical NursingACEN
Central Carolina Technical College
Sumter, South Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
Central Community College
Grand Island, Nebraska
  • Practical NursingACEN
Central Maine Community College
Auburn, Maine
  • Practical NursingACEN
Central Ohio Technical College
Newark, Ohio
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology
Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Central Texas College
Killeen, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Chaffey College
Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Vocational NurseACEN
Chester County Intermediate Unit
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
  • Online Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Chisholm Trail Technology Center
Omega, Oklahoma
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Cincinnati State Technical Community College
Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Practical NursingCertificateACEN
Cisco College
Abilene, Texas
  • Online Vocational Nursing ProgramACEN
Clarion County Career Center
Shippenville, Pennsylvania
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Clarkson College
Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practical NursingACEN
Clearfield County Career and Technology Center
Clearfield, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Colby Community College
Colby, Kansas
  • Online Certificate: Practical Nursing (One Year)ACEN
College of Central Florida
Ocala, Florida
  • Practical Nursing (PN) programACEN
College of Saint Mary
Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practical NursingACEN
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, Maryland
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
College of the Albemarle
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
College of the Desert
Palm Desert, California
  • Vocational NuringACEN
College of the Mainland
Texas City, Texas
  • Certificate Vocational NursingACEN
Columbia Basin College
Pasco, Washington
  • LPN - One-Year CertificateACEN
Columbus State Community College
Columbus, Ohio
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)ACEN
Columbus Technical College
Columbus, Georgia
  • Practical Nursing DiplomaACEN
Community College of Beaver County
Monaca, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Community College of Rhode Island
Lincoln, Rhode Island
  • Practical NursingACEN
Crawford County Area Vocational-Technical School
Meadville, Pennsylvania
  • Online Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Cumberland County College
Vineland, New Jersey
  • Practical NursingACEN
Cuyahoga Community College
Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
Clifton Forge, Virginia
  • Licensed Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Dalton State College
Dalton, Georgia
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Davenport University
Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practical NursingACEN
Davidson County Community College
Lexington, North Carolina
  • Practical Nurse ProgramACEN
Davis Applied Technology College
Kaysville, Utah
  • Practical NurseACEN
Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Practical NursingACEN
Delaware Technical & Community College Jack F. Owens
Georgetown, Delaware
  • Practical Nursing DiplomaACEN
Delaware Technical & Community College-Terry Campus
Dover, Delaware
  • Practical Nursing StudiesACEN
Delgado Community College
New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practical Nurse ProgramACEN
Delta College
University Center, Michigan
  • Practical NurseACEN
Deltla Montrose Community College
Delta, Colorado
  • Practical NursingACEN
Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny, Iowa
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Dickinson State University
Dickinson, North Dakota
  • Practical NursingACEN
Dodge City Community College
Dodge City, Kansas
  • Hybrid Practical Nurse ProgramACEN
Dona Ana Community College
Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Durham Technical Community College
Durham, North Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
East Central Community College
Decatur, Mississippi
  • Practical NursingACEN
Eastern Center for Arts & Technology
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
ECPI College of Technology - Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Practical NursingACEN
El Centro College
Dallas, Texas
  • Licensed Vocational NurseACEN
El Paso Community College
El Paso, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Elgin Community College
Elgin, Illinois
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Elizabethtown Community College
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
  • Practical NursingACEN
Emily Griffith Technical College
Denver, Colorado
  • Practical Nursing
Essex County College
Newark, New Jersey
  • LPN ProgramACEN
Estrella Mountain Community College
Avondale, Arizona
  • Practical Nurse ProgramACEN
Fairmont State University
Fairmont, West Virginia
  • Licensed Practical NursingCCNE
  • LPN Articulation ProgramACEN
  • Pre-NursingProgramACEN
Faulkner State Community College
Bay Minette, Alabama
  • Practical Nurse CertificateACEN
Fayette County Area Vocational-Technical School
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
Fletcher Technical Community College
Houma, Louisiana
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Florence-Darlington Technical College
Florence, South Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
FORTIS COLLEGE
Centerville, Ohio
  • Practical NursingACEN
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Practical NurseACEN
Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Practical NursingACEN
Franklin County Career and Technology Center
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Frederick Community College
Frederick, Maryland
  • Practical NursingACEN
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Front Range Community College - Boulder County Campus
Longmont, Colorado
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Front Range Community College - Larimer Campus
Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Gadsden State Community College
Gadsden, Alabama
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Galveston College
Galveston, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Garden City Community College
Garden City, Kansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Gateway Community College
Phoenix, Arizona
  • Practical Nursing Fast TrackACEN
Geneva General Hospital
Geneva, New York
  • LPN ProgramACEN
George C. Wallace Community College
Dothan, Alabama
  • Practical NursingACEN
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Rock Spring, Georgia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, Georgia
  • Online Licensed Practical NurseCCNE
Germanna Community College - Locust Grove Campus
Locust Grove, Virginia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Global Health Nurse Training Services
Alexandria, Virginia
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Grays Harbor College
Aberdeen, Washington
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development
Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Online Practical NursingCertificateACEN
Great Plains Technology Center
Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Greene County Career & Technology Center
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Greenfield Community College
Greenfield, Massachusetts
  • Online Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Gulf Coast Community College
Panama City, Florida
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College
Montgomery, Alabama
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Hanover Public School District
Hanover, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Harford Community College
Bel Air, Maryland
  • Online Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Online Practical NurseACEN
Harry S. Truman College
Chicgao, Illinois
  • Online Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Hawaii Community College
Hilo, Hawaii
  • Online Certificate in Practical NursingACEN
Hazleton Area Career Center
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Helene Fuld School of Nursing in Camden County
Blackwood, New Jersey
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Henrico County Public Schools
Henrico, Virginia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Hinds Community College
Jackson, Mississippi
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Hocking College
Nelsonville, Ohio
  • Practical NursingACEN
Holy Name Hospital
Teaneck, New Jersey
  • Practical NurseACEN
Holyoke Community College
Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • Practical NursingACEN
Hopkinsville Community College
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • Practical NursingACEN
Howard Community College
Columbia, Maryland
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center
Mill Creek, Pennsylvania
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Hutchinson Community College
Hutchinson, Kansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Illinois Central College
Peoria, Illinois
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Illinois Valley Community College
Oglesby, Illinois
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Indian Capital Technology Center
Sallisaw, Oklahoma
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Indian River State College
Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Online Practical NurseACEN
Itawamba Community College
Fulton, Mississippi
  • Practical NursingACEN
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practical NursingACEN
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Richmond, Virginia
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
James A. Rhodes State College
Lima, Ohio
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Jefferson Community & Technical College
Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practical NursingACEN
Jefferson County-DuBois AVTS
Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NurseACEN
Johnson County Community College
Overland Park, Kansas
  • Online Practical NurseACEN
Joliet Junior College
Joliet, Illinois
  • Practical NurseACEN
Jones County Junior College
Ellisville, Mississippi
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kansas City, Kansas
  • Practical NurseACEN
Kapiolani Community College
Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Practical NursingACEN
Kaskaskia College
Centralia, Illinois
  • Practical NursingACEN
Kilgore College
Kilgore, Texas
  • Practical NurseACEN
La Roche College
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Nursing ADNACEN
  • Nursing LPNACEN
LaGuardia Community College-CUNY
Long Island City, New York
  • Practical NurseACEN
Lake Area Technical Institute
Watertown, South Dakota
  • Online Practical Nursing OnlineACEN
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Lake Land College
Mattoon, Illinois
  • Practical NursingACEN
Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
  • Practical NursingACEN
Lakeshore Technical College
Cleveland, Wisconsin
  • Practical NursingACEN
Lakeview College of Nursing
Danville, Illinois
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Lansing Community College
Lansing, Michigan
  • Practical NurseACEN
Laredo Community College
Laredo, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Lawrence County Career and Technical Center
New Castle, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Lawson State Community College
Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practical NurseACEN
Lee College
Baytown, Texas
  • Vocational Nursing ProgramACEN
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NurseACEN
Lenape Area Vocational Technical School
Kittanning, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NurseACEN
Lewis-Clark State College
Lewiston, Idaho
  • Licensed Practical NursingCCNE
Lincoln Land Community College
Springfield, Illinois
  • LPN to RN BridgeACEN
  • Practical Nurse CertificateACEN
Lone Star College - Cy-Fair
Cypress, Texas
  • Vocational Nursing CertificateACEN
Lone Star College - Kingwood
Kingwood, Texas
  • Vocational Nursing CertificateACEN
Lone Star College - Montgomery
Conroe, Texas
  • Vocational Nursing CertificateACEN
Lone Star College - North Harris
Houston, Texas
  • Vocational Nursing ADN To VNCertificateACEN
Lone Star College - Tomball
Tomball, Texas
  • Vocational Nursing CertificateACEN
Long Beach City College
Long Beach, California
  • Licensed Vocational NursingACEN
Lorain County Community College
Elyria, Ohio
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Los Angeles Valley College
Valley Glen, California
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Lower Columbia College
Longview, Washington
  • Practical Nurse CertificateACEN
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College
Andalusia, Alabama
  • Practical NursingACEN
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practical NursingACEN
Madisonville Community College
Madisonville, Kentucky
  • Integrated Nursing (LPN and RN exits)ACEN
  • Online Integrated Nursing (LPN and RN exits)ACEN
Manchester Community College
Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Manhattan Area Technical College
Manhattan, Kansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Maria College
Albany, New York
  • Practical NursingACEN
Marion County Technical Education Center
Marion, South Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
Massachusetts Bay Community College
Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Practical NurseACEN
  • Practical Nursing - Evening OptionACEN
McLennan Community College
Waco, Texas
  • Licensed Vocational NursingACEN
Medgar Evers College-CUNY
Brooklyn, New York
  • Practical Nurse CertificateACEN
Mercy Hospital
Miami, Florida
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Mercyhurst College
North East, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Meridian Community College
Meridian, Mississippi
  • Practical NursingACEN
Meridian Technology Center
Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Metro Technology Centers
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Practical NurseACEN
  • Practical NurseACEN
Metropolitan Community College
Omaha, Nebraska
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
  • Licensed Practical Nurse CertifiedACEN
Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley
Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practical NursingACEN
Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida
  • Practical NursingACEN
Mid-America Technology Center
Wayne, Oklahoma
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Mid-Plains Community College Area
North Platte, Nebraska
  • Practical NursingACEN
Mid-State Technical College
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
  • Practical NursingACEN
Midland College
Midland, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Midlands Technical College
Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
Mifflin Juniata Career and Technology Center
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Practical NursingACEN
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • AS in NursingACEN
Minnesota West Community & Technical College
Worthington, Minnesota
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
  • Practical NursingACEN
Mississippi Delta Community College
Moorhead, Mississippi
  • Practical NursingACEN
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Perkinston, Mississippi
  • Practical NurseACEN
Mohave Community College
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
  • Licensed Practical Nurse RefresherACEN
Monroe County Community College
Monroe, Michigan
  • Practical NursingACEN
Moore Norman Technology Center
Norman, Oklahoma
  • Practical NurseACEN
Moraine Park Technical College
West Bend, Wisconsin
  • Practical NursingACEN
Mott Community College
Flint, Michigan
  • Practical NursingACEN
Mount Marty College
Yankton, South Dakota
  • Licensed Practical NursingCCNE
Mount Wachusett Community College
Gardner, Massachusetts
  • Practical Nurse CertificateACEN
Mountainland Applied Technology College
Orem, Utah
  • Practical NursingACEN
Muskegon Community College
Muskegon, Michigan
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
National Park Community College at Hot Springs
Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Navarro College
Corsicana, Texas
  • Licensed Vocational NursingACEN
New Hampshire Technical Institute
Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practical NursingACEN
New Mexico Junior College
Hobbs, New Mexico
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Option:ACEN
Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, New York
  • Practical NursingACEN
North Central State College
Mansfield, Ohio
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
North Dakota State College
Wahpeton, North Dakota
  • Practical NursingACEN
North Idaho College
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
  • Practical NursingACEN
North Seattle Community College
Seattle, Washington
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
North Shore Community College
Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Northampton Community College
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
  • Practical NursingACEN
Northeast Alabama Community College
Rainsville, Alabama
  • Practical NurseACEN
Northeast Community College
Norfolk, Nebraska
  • Practical NursingACEN
Northeast Mississippi Community College
Booneville, Mississippi
  • Practical Nursing programACEN
Northeast Technology Center
Pryor, Oklahoma
  • Practical NursingACEN
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Practical NursingACEN
Northern Essex Community College
Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, Michigan
  • Practical NursingCCNE
Northern Tier Career Center
Towanda, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Northland Community and Technical College
Thief River Falls, Minnesota
  • Online Practical Nursing OnlineACEN
  • Practical NursingACEN
Northland Pioneer College
Holbrook, Arizona
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Northwest College
Powell, Wyoming
  • Online Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Northwest State Community College
Archbold, Ohio
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Northwest-Shoals Community College
Phil Campbell, Alabama
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Norwalk Community College
Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Odessa College
Odessa, Texas
  • Online Vocational Nursing ProgramACEN
  • Vocational Nursing ProgramACEN
Ogden Weber Applied Technology College
Ogden, Utah
  • Practical NursingACEN
Olympic College
Bremerton, Washington
  • Practical NursingCCNE
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Practical Nursing DiplomaACEN
Otero Junior College
La Junta, Colorado
  • Practical NursingACEN
Ozarks Technical Community College
Springfield, Missouri
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Palm Beach Community College
Lake Worth, Florida
  • Practical NursingACEN
Panola College
Carthage, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Paris Junior College
Paris, Texas
  • Vocational Nurse ProgramACEN
Parkland College
Champaign, Illinois
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Pasco-Hernando Community College
New Port Richey, Florida
  • Practical NursingACEN
Patrick Henry Community College
Martinsville, Virginia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Pearl River Community College
Poplarville, Mississippi
  • Practical NursingACEN
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Health Arts: Practical Nursing EmphasisACEN
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Piedmont Technical College
Greenwood, South Carolina
  • Practical Nursing DiplomaACEN
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Pima County Community College
Tucson, Arizona
  • Practical Nurse CertificateACEN
Pratt Community College
Pratt, Kansas
  • On PNACEN
Premiere Education Group LLC - Salter School of Nursing
Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Quincy College
Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Practical Nurse Certificate ProgramACEN
Quinsigamond Community College
Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Raritan Valley Community College
Branchburg, New Jersey
  • Practical NurseACEN
Reading Area Community College
Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Red River Technology Center
Duncan, Oklahoma
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Reynolds Memorial Hospital Inc.
Glen Dale, West Virginia
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Richland Community College
Decatur, Illinois
  • Practical NursingACEN
Ridgewater College
Willmar, Minnesota
  • Practical Nursing Diploma ProgramACEN
River Valley Community College
Claremont, New Hampshire
  • Practical NursingACEN
Riverland Community College
Austin, Minnesota
  • Practical NursingACEN
Riverside Community College
Riverside, California
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Riverside Health System
Newport News, Virginia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Rochester Community & Technical College
Rochester, Minnesota
  • Practical NursingACEN
Rochester General Hospital
Rochester, New York
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
Roxbury Community College
Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practical Nursing Certificate ProgramACEN
Saint Charles Community College
Cottleville, Missouri
  • Practical NursingACEN
Saint Paul College - A Community & Technical College
St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Practical NursingACEN
Salem Community College
Carney's Point, New Jersey
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
San Jacinto College Central
Pasadena, Texas
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse CertificateACEN
Santa Barbara City College
Santa Barbara, California
  • Vocational NurseACEN
Santa Fe College
Gainesville, Florida
  • Practical NursingACEN
Savannah Technical College
Savannah, Georgia
  • Licensed Practical NursesACEN
Seward County Community College
Liberal, Kansas
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Shelton State Community College
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Practical NursingACEN
Snow College
Richfield, Utah
  • Practical NursingACEN
Somerset Community College
Somerset, Kentucky
  • Practical NursingACEN
South Plains College
Levelland, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
South Puget Sound Community College
Olympia, Washington
  • Certificate in Practical NursingACEN
Southeast Arkansas College
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • Practical NursingACEN
Southeast Community College
Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Practical NursingACEN
Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
Ardmore, Oklahoma
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Southern State Community College
Hillsboro, Ohio
  • Practical NursingACEN
Southern Union State Community College
Opelika, Alabama
  • Practical NursingACEN
Southwest Georgia Technical College
Thomasville, Georgia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Southwest Mississippi Community College
Summit, Mississippi
  • Practical NursingACEN
Southwestern College
Chula Vista, California
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Suffolk County Community College
Selden, New York
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
SUNY- Canton
Canton, New York
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Temple College
Temple, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Texarkana College
Texarkana, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
Tri County Technology Center
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • Practical NursingACEN
Tri-County Technical College
Pendleton, South Carolina
  • Practical Nursing DiplomaACEN
Trident Technical College
Charleston, South Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
Trinity Valley Community College
Kaufman, Texas
  • Vocational Nursing ProgramACEN
Triton College
River Grove, Illinois
  • Practical Nursing Certificate LPN OptionACEN
Trocaire College
Buffalo, New York
  • Nursing PNACEN
Tulsa Technology Center
Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Practical NursingACEN
Uintah Basin Applied Technology College
Roosevelt, Utah
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Umpqua Community College
Roseburg, Oregon
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Union County College
Plainfield, New Jersey
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
United Tribes Technical College
Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Practical NursingACEN
University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville
Batesvile, Arkansas
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Practical Nursing Technical CertificateACEN
University of Hawaii-Kauai Community College
Lihue, Hawaii
  • Practical NurseACEN
University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College
Brownsville, Texas
  • Vocational NursingACEN
UPMC St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • School of Practical NursingACEN
Utah State University - College of Eastern Utah
Price, Utah
  • Practical NursingACEN
Venango County Area Vocational Technical School
Oil City, Pennsylvania
  • Adult Education Practical NursingACEN
Vermont Technical College
Randolph Center, Vermont
  • Practical NursesACEN
Vincennes University
Vincennes, Indiana
  • Practical NursingACEN
Vocational Educational & Extension Board
Uniondale, New York
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Walla Walla Community College
Walla Walla, Washington
  • Practical NursingACEN
Wallace State Community College
Hanceville, Alabama
  • Licensed Practical NurseACEN
Washburn Institute of Technology
Topeka, Kansas
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Wayne Community College
Goldsboro, North Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN
Weatherford College
Weatherford, Texas
  • Vocational Nursing ProgramACEN
Weber State University
Ogden, Utah
  • Practical Nursing programACEN
Wenatchee Valley College
Wenatchee, Washington
  • Practical NursingACEN
West Georgia Technical College
Waco, Georgia
  • Practical NursingACEN
West Kentucky Community & Technical College
Paducah, Kentucky
  • Practical Nursing ProgramACEN
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, Iowa
  • Online Practical NursingACEN
Western Nebraska Community College
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
  • Practical NursingACEN
Western Technical College
La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Practical NursingACEN
Western Technology Center
Burns Flat, Oklahoma
  • Practical NursingACEN
Western Wyoming Community College
Rock Springs, Wyoming
  • Practical Nursing OutreachACEN
Westmoreland County Community College
Youngwood, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
Wichita Area Technical College
Wichita, Kansas
  • Practical NurseACEN
Wilkes Barre Career and Technical Center
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
William Rainey Harper College
Palatine, Illinois
  • Practical Nursing CertificateACEN
Wood County Board of Education
Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Licensed Practical NursingACEN
Wytheville Community College
Wytheville, Virginia
  • Practical NursingACEN
Yakima Valley Community College
Yakima, Washington
  • Practical NursingACEN
York County School of Technology
York, Pennsylvania
  • Practical NursingACEN
York Technical College/University of South Carolina Lancaster
Rock Hill, South Carolina
  • Practical NursingACEN

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