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Practical Nursing

Program: 31-543-1

  • Technical Diploma
  • 5 Terms
  • 31 Credits
  • Part-time evening program
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August
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Launch your career in Nursing

A career as a practical nurse is a great start to a nursing career. Under supervision, you’ll be able to manage and direct care in various health care settings. You’ll learn how to assist with health assessments and medication administration, and also learn about drug classifications and their effect on the body, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.  Upon completion of the program you’ll be eligible to take the National Council of State Board's licensing exam to become an LPN.


This program is a candidate for accreditation by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road N.C., Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326

Phone: 404-975-5000


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  • Nursing Assistant skills must be attained in the semester prior to starting Intro to Clinical.
  • LTC has a two-step Admissions/Enrollment collage application process for all students. Step One is to complete the admissions requirement to get accepted into the college, and Step Two is to complete the enrollment requirements to be accepted into the Practical Nursing program.
  • It is mandatory that all of the Practical Nursing general education classes be completed prior to starting the core nursing classes.  A grade of C or better is required in all classes, with the exception of Body Structure and Function; A grade of B or better is required.
  • LTC will take 16 Practical Nursing students one time per year (Summer only) via a Priority Enrollment process.

Approximate Costs

  • $132.20 per credit (resident)
  • $205 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Other fees vary by program (books, supplies, materials, tools, uniforms, health-related exams, etc)

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This program is offered part-time in the evening. Most courses will be offered four nights a week (Monday-Thursday). Classes on campus will run 5pm-10:00pm and clinical courses will run 3pm-9:30pm.

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