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Career Area: Health Sciences
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-543-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230
Nursing student working with simulated patient

Practical Nursing (LPN) Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Licensed Practical Nurse
LPN Staff Nurse
Practical Nursse
LPN Charge Nurse

Average Median Wage


Practical Nursing (LPN) Programs

The Practical Nursing (LPN) program enables students to acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes needed to become qualified, competent practical nurses. The practical nurse, under the general or direct watch of a registered nurse, physician, podiatrist, dentist or optometrist, is prepared to takes on a role in nursing in basic to very complex care giving situations. The program includes lectures, demonstrations and supervised practice at different health care providers including hospitals, nursing homes, home health and family practice or community care settings.

Shared programs expand access to programs that are in high demand both by students and employers. It involves two or more colleges entering into a formal agreement, which lists which program components will be offered at which college. In some cases students may be asked to attend a college outside of their current district to fulfill the program requirements. To learn more about this shared program, please contact one of the colleges listed above.

Practical Nursing (LPN) Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
CVTC Practical Nursing (LPN) at CVTC
Fox Valley Practical Nursing (LPN) at Fox Valley
Lakeshore Practical Nursing (LPN) at Lakeshore
Madison College Practical Nursing (LPN) at Madison College
Milwaukee Area Practical Nursing (LPN) at Milwaukee Area
Northeast Practical Nursing (LPN) at Northeast