Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
Are you a nursing assistant who wants to become a nurse? If so, the practical nursing program at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN is for you! The practical nursing program is a two semester program of study. Before you can apply to the program, there are some courses that are required. Check the program planner for details. After you complete the program, you can take the NCLEX-PN (National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses) to get your license to be a nurse.View Catalog or Request Info
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
Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.
Tuition & Fees
The nurse degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- Charge nurse
- Clinic nurse
- Private duty nurse
- Office nurse
Duluth Median Wage
Minnesota Median Wage
US Median Wage
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 http://acenursing.org.