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LPN Programs in Mississippi

LPN Programs in Mississippi

You can become an LPN in Mississippi by attending an LPN training program and by passing the necessary licensing exam for Licensed Practical Nurses. It is necessary to find a fully accredited LPN program. They are often offered at community colleges or regular nursing schools.

Training will typically last for 1 to 2 years. This can depend on whether or not you are going full time and what type of LPN training program you are attending. For example, training will be about 2 years if you are obtaining an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Your training will provide you with both classroom and clinical instruction to ensure you are prepared for your new career.

Accredited LPN Programs in Mississippi:

East Central Community College

East Central Community College is situated on West Broad Street between North 6th Avenue and North 7th Avenue. The PN program at East Central Community College is a 12-month course preparing students for the dual role of: a) providing direct patient care in stable nursing situations, b) performing nursing care in semi-complex and complex situations.

Hinds Community College Jackson Campus

Hinds Community College Jackson Campus is located just off Chadwick Drive right next to Central Mississippi Medical Center. The LPN program at Hinds Community College Jackson produces well-rounded practical nurses with strong backgrounds in physical, biological, psychological, behavioral, and sociological sciences.

Hinds Community College Vicksburg Campus

Hinds Community College Vicksburg Campus is located right on Highway 27, a little south of the Islamic Center of Vicksburg. The LPN program at Hinds Community College Vicksburg can be taken as a full-time or part-time course that prepares the students thoroughly for the NCLEX-PN exams.

Holmes Community College Grenada Campus

Holmes Community College Grenada Campus is located just off West Monroe Street next to Grenada Lake Medical Center. The nursing program at Holmes Community College Grenada can be taken as a 2-year Generic Day track or a 3-year Generic Evening/Weekend track.

Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus

Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus is located right at the junction of West Ridgeland Avenue and Sunnybrook Road. The program at Holmes Community College Ridgeland is available only as a 2-year Generic Day track leading to NCLEX-PN preparation.

Itawamba Community College

Driving east on South Eason Boulevard, you’ll run into Itawamba Community College just before hitting Briar Ridge Road. The program at Itawamba Community College is a 3-semester course preparing students to work as practical nurses in a wide variety of healthcare settings.

Jones County Junior College

Jones County Junior College is located on South Court Street and Ahs Circle junction. The program at Jones Community Junior College is a 957.5 clock hour course that prepares the students to provide general nursing care under the supervision of physicians and registered nurses.

Meridian Community College

Meridian Community College is located at the northern tip of Highway 19 right next to College Park Mall Shopping Center. The 1-year program at Meridian Community College prides itself in not only developing students professionally but also personally to adapt to the requirements of the nursing profession.

Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead Campus

Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead Campus is located on East Cherry Street just off Highway 3. The program at Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead is a 3-semester course that prepares the students to meet the expanding healthcare needs of the local community.

MS Gulf Coast Community College Gulfport Campus

MS Gulf Coast Community College Gulfport Campus is located on Switzer Road between Oakleigh Avenue and Debuys Road. The program at MS Gulf Coast Community College is a 3-semester course with 1 semester of necessary prerequisites.

Northeastern Mississippi Community College Booneville Campus

Driving North on 2nd Street take a right turn on Northeast Drive, Northeastern Mississippi Community College Booneville Campus will be located on your left. The licensed practical nursing course at NE Mississippi Community College prepares the students to administer general nursing care under registered nurses.

Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia Campus

Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia Campus is located right at the intersection of Highway 51 and West Porter Street. The practical nursing program at Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia is a 12-month course beginning either in January or August.

Pearl River Community College Poplarville Campus

Pearl River Community College Poplarville Campus is situated right at the intersection of Highway 11 and Old Highway 26. The nursing program at Pearl River Poplarville is a 12-month course preparing the students to function as qualified team members in various healthcare settings.

Pearl River Community College Hattiesburg Campus

Pearl River Community College Hattiesburg Campus is located on Highway 49 a little to the north of Clemts Hardware. Upon completion of the 12-month nursing course at Pearl River Hattiesburg, students receive a proficiency certificate and can write the NCLEX-PN exams.

Southwest Mississippi Community College

Southwest Mississippi Community College is located on College Drive near North Pike Senior High School. The AND program at SW Mississippi Community College has a very high cumulative NCLEX-PN pass rate of 98.28% and prepares students in all areas related to practical nursing.