Are you ready to take the next step? Talk with Veteran’s Affairs Higher Ed representative at or 218-733-7601.


Are you a recently discharged veteran with medic training, or are you still working in the military as a medic? Are you a paramedic looking to continue your medical career? Lake Superior College’s custom-designed Military Bridge Medic/Paramedic to LPN program allows veterans or current military members with medic training or individuals with paramedic training to earn a practical nursing diploma in six months.


The Military Bridge Medic/Paramedic to LPN program runs January to June. Enroll for a spring semester start to join a program cohort. Take summer session classes and finish at the end of July with a practical nursing diploma.


Program Guide

Skills & Knowledge

  • Learn how to adapt to many different roles as a nurse within your career and within the health system
  • Combine critical thinking with evidence based medicine to provide safe and competent care to all people
  • Provide care that reflects the ethics and values of the nursing profession

How it works:

  • Get a free consultation with Veteran’s Affairs Higher Ed representative Dave Martin ( or 218-733-7601).
  • Complete pre-program testing and requirements.
  • Complete pre-program technical courses – biology, physiology and college composition – available online.
  • Complete TEAS Exam.
  • Complete physical exam, including Mantoux testing.
  • Enroll for spring semester.

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Charge nurse
  • Clinic nurse
  • Private duty nurse
  • Office nurse

Duluth Median Wage


Minnesota Median Wage


US Median Wage


Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

Educational Pathways

Once you graduate and get your NCLEX-PN license, you can apply to the Nursing AS/LPN Advanced Standing Track program offered at Lake Superior College.


The Nursing A.S. Program and the Nursing A.S./Advanced Standing LPN Track Program are approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).
If you have questions or concerns, please contact:
3343 Peachtree Rd NE Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000 or

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