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Licensed Practical Nurses are in fairly high demand across the country, and Georgia is no exception. Because of this, many people look into becoming certified in the hopes of getting a job as an LPN, but there’s a lot of information to go through on the subject. This is just as true in Georgia as it is elsewhere, which can lead to some people being daunted at just the prospect of finding out what’s required to get licensed. Well, today we’re going to boil at least some of it down, to help you figure out exactly what’s needed.
First of all, you need to find a school that’s accredited by the state of Georgia to certify you as an LPN. Luckily, there’s no shortage of schools capable of doing this, 49 currently. Each school has slightly different prerequisites for getting into their program, but you can find a list of all available schools on this page, which will help you find a school near you. After that, it’s simply a matter of finding the prerequisites for their LPN program.
One thing to keep in mind is that, while you can certainly complete prerequisite courses online, you cannot complete the entire LPN program online. LPNs in Georgia, just like everywhere else in the country, have to deal with patients face to face. Because of this important aspect of the profession, all of the LPN training programs in Georgia include a clinical aspect, which requires you to be physically present to practice skills. Many hybrid programs offer partial classroom training along with online courses and hands-on skills training.
The LPN training curriculum in Georgia takes approximately one year to complete if you are attending full-time. If you plan on attending school while working full-time the program can take two to three years to complete. It does pay off in the end if you acquire the LPN certificate that you set out for and land a position working as an LPN in Georgia. Luckily, it’s fairly simple to obtain your license, as long as you’ve completed your training. You only need a GED or High School diploma, and to pass a background check and a physical/drug test.
Aside from the actual license exam (NCLEX-PN), which has a $240 fee, that’s all the general information you need to know. All that’s left to do is find a school near you and get to work on your certification. If you have any questions about a particular school’s program, you can contact that school directly to find out more information.
LPN Training Classes in Georgia
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Capella combines outstanding academics with a supportive faculty and staff in a program designed for working adults.
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* Programs vary by location
* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information
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List of LPN Schools in Georgia (GA)
Complete list of Georgia schools that offer state approved LPN training programs:
ALBANY TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1704 SOUTH SLAPPEY BOULEVARD
ALTAMAHA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1777 WEST CHERRY STREET
ALTAMAHA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-APPLING COUNTY
1334 WEST GOLDEN ISLES PARKWAY
APPALACHIAN TECHNICAL COLLEGE
100 CAMPUS DRIVE
ATHENS TECHNICAL COLLEGE
800 U.S. HIGHWAY 29 NORTH
ATHENS TECHNICAL COLLEGE ELBERT COUNTY CAMPUS
1317 ATHENS HIGHWAY
ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1560 METROPOLITAN PARKWAY, S.W.
AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
3200 AUGUSTA TECH DRIVE
AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE BURKE COUNTY
216 HIGHWAY 26 SOUTH
AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE MCDUFFIE COUNTY
388 TECH DRIVE, N.W.
BAINBRIDGE COLLEGE – P.N. PROGRAM
2500 EAST SHOTWELL STREET
BAINBRIDGE COLLEGE-EARLY COUNTY LPN PROGRAM
40 HAROLD REGAN DRIVE
CENTRAL GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
3300 MACON TECH DRIVE
CENTRAL GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE BALDWIN COUNTY
54 HIGHWAY 22 WEST
CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE
980 SOUTH COBB DRIVE, SE
CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE – NORTH METRO CAMPUS
5198 ROSS ROAD
CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE – PAULDING COUNTY
400 NATHAN DEAN BOULEVARD
COLUMBUS TECHNICAL COLLEGE
928 MANCHESTER EXPRESS WAY
DALTON STATE COLLEGE PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM
650 COLLEGE DRIVE
DEKALB TECHNICAL COLLEGE NEWTON COUNTY
8100 BOB WILLIAMS PARKWAY
EAST CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE
667 PERRY HOUSE ROAD
EAST CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE COFFEE COUNTY
706 WEST BAKER HIGHWAY
FLINT RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1533 U.S. HIGHWAY 19, SOUTH
GEORGIA NORTHWESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE FLOYD COUNTY
ONE MAURICE CULBERSON DRIVE
GEORGIA NORTHWESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE
265 BICENTENNIAL TRAIL
GRIFFIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE
501 VARSITY ROAD
GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE
5150 SUGARLOAF PARKWAY
HEART OF GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
560 PINEHILL ROAD
LANIER TECHNICAL COLLEGE
2990 LANDRUM EDUCATION DRIVE
LANIER TECHNICAL COLLEGE FORSYTH COUNTY
7745 MAJORS ROAD
MIDDLE GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
80 COHEN WALKER DRIVE
MOULTRIE TECHNICAL COLLEGE
361 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE
MOULTRIE TECHNICAL COLLEGE TIFTON CAMPUS
52 TECH DRIVE
NORTH GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1500 HWY. 197, NORTH
NORTH GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE UNION COUNTY
434 MEEKS AVENUE
OGEECHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE
ONE JOE KENNEDY BOULEVARD
OKEFENOKEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1701 CARSWELL AVENUE
OKEFENOKEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE BACON COUNTY
426 WEST 12TH STREET
SANDERSVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE
1189 DEEPSTEP ROAD
SANDERSVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE JEFFERSON COUNTY
1257 WARRIER TRAIL
SAVANNAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE
5717 WHITE BLUFF ROAD
SAVANNAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE LIBERTY COUNTY
501-A GENERAL SCREVEN WAY
SOUTHEASTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE
3001 EAST FIRST STREET
SOUTHEASTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE GLENNVILLE CAMPUS
211 SOUTH TILLMAN STREET
SOUTHEASTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE SWAINSBORO CAMPUS
346 KITE ROAD
SOUTH GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
900 SOUTH GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE PARKWAY
SOUTH GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE CRISP COUNTY
402 NORTH MIDWAY ROAD
SOUTHWEST GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
47 THOMAS TECH LANE
SOUTHWEST GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE GRADY COUNTY
1550 HIGHWAY 84 WEST
VALDOSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
4089 VAL-TECH ROAD
WEST CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE
176 MURPHY CAMPUS BOULEVARD
WEST CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE COWETA CAMPUS
160 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DRIVE
WEST GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE
ONE COLLEGE CIRCLE
National Directory of LPN Training Programs