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Browse our list of approved LPN programs in Alabama (AL)

Becoming a registered LPN has become one of the most sought after jobs within the nursing field. If one is interested in becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse within the state of Alabama, there are certain prerequisites and considerations that one must consider before moving forward with their education. One would have to complete LPN training if no prior experience in the nursing field has been gained. Once this has been accomplished, one must pass the NCLEX-PN licensing examination. All states must regulate official LPN education programs. The Alabama Board of Nursing is responsible for approving state accredited LPN programs across the entire state of Alabama.

Certain requirements must be fulfilled within the state of Alabama if the individual does not have a nursing degree nor has ever been licensed in another state. Of those prerequisites include the completion of an LPN education program and passing the licensing examination which is a requirement in all 50 states. If you have an out of state LPN license, you can apply for a transfer from the Alabama Board of Nursing.

Licensed Practical Nurse programs in Alabama offer slightly different curriculum. All approved programs contain a certain type of minimum elements, including but not limited to a full academic year in length, classroom training as well as hands on training. Within the classroom, students will learn a multitude of things including general adult nursing, maternity nursing, pharmacology as well as physical sciences, just to name a few. Along with these features, LPN schools in Alabama offer clinical training with patients in hospitals as well as medical facilities under the supervision of a nurse educator. This helps the students from a stand point of training and preparation for the NCLEX-PN exam.

There are numerous options in the state of Alabama to go in order to fulfill your Licensed Practical Nurse schooling requirement. Most of the schools are found in community colleges and universities around the state. Once you complete your schooling and pass the NCLEX-PN exam, you are then eligible to work legally as an LPN in the state of Alabama.


LPN Training Classes in Alabama

  • Liberty University provides a worldclass education from a christ-centered worldview
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels
  • No standardized testing if student meets admission requirements
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
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Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator
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  • Degree Variety: GCU offers a full-spectrum of nursing programs including bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as post-master’s certificates.
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Programs:

  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics
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Programs:

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Programs:

  • Medical Assistant Associate's Degree
  • Medical Assistant Diploma
Locations: Chattanooga

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


Programs:

  • Medical Assisting
Locations: Foley

List of LPN Schools in Alabama (AL)

Complete list of Alabama schools that offer state approved LPN training programs:

ALABAMA SOUTHERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

P.O. Box 2000
Thomasville, AL 36784
251-575-3156, ext. 238

BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1411 Indiana Ave.
Jasper, AL 35501
205-387-0511, ext. 5740

BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1365 Martin Luther King Drive
Mobile, AL 36603
251-405-4497

CALHOUN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

P.O. Box 2216
Decatur, AL 35603
256-306-2802

CENTRAL ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

34091 US Highway 280
Childersburg, AL 35044
256-378-5576, ext. 6581

CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2602 College Drive
Phenix City, AL 36869
334-291-4925

DRAKE STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

3421 Meridian Street North
Huntsville, AL 35811
256-551-3148

FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1900 U.S. Hwy 31 South Bay
Minette, AL 36507
251-580-2293

GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

P.O. Box 227
Gadsden, AL 35902
256-549-8457

HERZING UNIVERSITY

280 West Valley Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 916-2800
Fax: (205)916- 2807

JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 856-7940

LAWSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE – BESSEMER CAMPUS

3060 Wilson Rd. S.W.
Birmingham, AL 35221
205-428-6391, ext. 305

LURLEEN B. WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACARTHUR CAMPUS

P.O. Drawer 910
Opp, AL 36467
334-493-3573, ext. 275

NORTHEAST ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

P.O. Box 159
Rainsville, AL 35986

NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE

P.O. Box 2545
Muscle Shoals, AL 35662
256-331-5337

REID STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

P.O. Box 588
Evergreen, AL 36401
251-578-1313, ext. 124

SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

9500 Old Greensboro Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
205-391-2457

SNEAD STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

P.O. Box 734
Boaz, AL 35957
256-840-4185

SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1701 LaFayette Pkway
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-6437, ext. 5510

TRENHOLM STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

P.O. Box 10048
Montgomery, AL 36108
334-420-4415

GEORGE C. WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-DOTHAN

1141 Wallace Drive
Dothan, AL 36303
334-983-3521, ext. 332

GEORGE C. WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HANCEVILLE

P.O. Box 2000
Hanceville, AL 35077
256-352-8198

GEORGE C. WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SELMA

P.O. Box 2530
Selma, AL 36702
334-876-9335

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Alabama Board of Nursing

P.O. Box 303900
Montgomery, AL 36130
800-656-5318


Accredited Online LPN Programs

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