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LPN Programs in North Carolina

LPN Programs in North Carolina

You will need to enroll into an accredited LPN training program if you hope to start a career as an LPN in North Carolina. There is an entrance exam you must pass before being accepted into any LPN programs in the state. You will also need to be CPR certified before you apply for acceptance.

An LPN training program in North Carolina will include a set of courses that will prepare you for your career in nursing. You will also need to complete clinical training in many different departments. You will learn to work with patients of all ages and with various physical and mental health conditions.
LPN Training Programs in North Carolina

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Ashville-Buncombe Technical Community College has a huge campus on Victoria Road touching Mission Hospital Memorial Campus on one side. The PN program at Ashville-Buncombe Tech. is a 47 credit hour course that prepares students to give nursing care to children as well as adults.

Beaufort County Community College

Beaufort County Community College is located on U.S. Highway 264 East near Rutledge Mini Storage. The PN program at Beaufort County Community College is a 3-semester, 48 credit hour course that thoroughly prepares the students for NCLEX-PN exams.

Carteret Community College

Carteret Community College is located on Arendell Street right across the road from Carteret General Hospital. The 48 credit hour nursing program at Carteret Community College is a Day-only program, but clinical rotations may involve evenings and/or weekend commitment.

Central Carolina Community College

 Carolina Community College Sanford Campus is located on Kelly Drive near Oldhams Lake. The PN program at Central Carolina Community College Sanford is a 3-semester, 48 credit hour course with a highly selective admission process designed by the nursing faculty.

Cleveland Community College

Cleveland Community College is located near the junction of South Post Road and East Marion Street. The PN program at Cleveland community College is a Day-only, 1-year course in which students have to successfully complete 46-47 credit hours for graduation.

Coastal Carolina Community College

Driving east on Country Club Road turn left on Western Boulevard, you’ll find Coastal Carolina Community College on your right some 200m down the road. The Program at Coastal Carolina Community College is a 3-semester course in which only 20 students are admitted in every session.

College of The Albemarle

College of The Albemarle is situated on North Road Street right next to the Albemarle Hospital. The PN program at College of The Albemarle is a 47-55 semester hour course. Admissions are very competitive and applicants are required to take the Hobet Test.

Craven Community College

Driving north on South Glenburnie Road turn left into College Court Road, that should take you straight to Craven Community College. The PN program at Craven Community College is a 46 credit hour course that can be completed in 2 semesters and 1 summer session.

Durham Technical Community College

Durham technical Community College is located on East Lawson Street just off Durham Freeway. The practical nursing program at Durham technical Community College is a 3-semester course that prepares the students for rendering direct patient care in relatively stable nursing situations.

ECPI University – Charlotte Campus

Driving due east on Morris Field Drive turn left into Airport Center Parkway, ECPI University Charlotte Campus will be a little further on your right. The PN program at ECPI University Charlotte is a 48 credit hour course preparing the students for the NCLEX-PN exams.

ECPI University – Greensboro Campus

ECPI University Greensboro Campus is located on Airport Center Drive just off Joseph M. Bryan Boulevard. The nursing program at ECPI University Greensboro is a flexible course that can be completed in 4 to 6 semesters depending on how much time one can commit.

ECPI University – Raleigh Campus

ECPI University Raleigh Campus is situated on Doie Cope Road near the junction of Lynn Avenue and Glenwood Avenue. The PN program at ECPI University Raleigh is a 48 credit hour course with 45% of the students completing it in approximately 15 months.

Edgecombe Community College

Driving east on West Wilson Street you’ll see Edgecombe Community College on your right a little after Zachary Drive. The PN program at Edgecombe Community College is a 1-year course that involves the students in planning, implementing, assessing, and evaluating nursing care.

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Fayetteville Technical Community College is situated on Hull Road on the backside of B&B Bowling Lanes. The PN program at Fayetteville Tech. is a 3-semester, 46 credit hour course. Applicants are required to High School Diploma in Unit 1 biology, algebra, and chemistry.

Gaston College – Lincoln Campus

Gaston College Lincoln Campus is located at the intersection of South Aspen Street and East Rhodes Street. The Nursing program at Gaston College Lincoln Campus is a 3-semester course prepares the students to work as effective practical nurses in a wide variety of healthcare settings.