Be a Nurse. Make a Difference. The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares you with the knowledge and skills you will need to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care. Preparation includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical practice.
We also offer an Associate Degree Nursing program.
15 – 20
Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) that is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Demand for LPNs is high and projected to grow.
Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.
In addition to tuition and textbooks, cost of this program include a watch with a second hand, uniforms, shoes, lab coat, physical examination, immunizations, and fees for application for licensure for the North Carolina State Board of Nursing, and National Council Licensure Examination.
Employment: Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation and long-term care, home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.
Salary: The average entry-level salary is $32,000.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road
N.E. Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Or visit www.acenursing.org.
ACEN Student Achievement Outcome Data
July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017
Licensure Pass Rate (NCLEX-PN) 100%
Students’ Completion 71.4%
Job Placement 86%