Practical Nursing

Program Overview

Nursing is a growing field with multiple career opportunities. Practical Nursing is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for students to enter the world of nursing. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) may provide care for persons of all ages in a variety of settings including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, home care, hospice, camp nursing and occupational nursing.

Program at a glance

  • Credits 42
  • Degree Type Diploma
  • Location East Grand Forks Campus, Online, Thief River Falls Campus
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Future career information.

Graduates are employed in long-term care facilities, rehabilitation hospitals, clinics, acute care hospitals, group homes, child care facilities, and school nursing.

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