Practical Nursing Diploma D45660

The Practical Nursing curriculum provides knowledge and skills to integrate safety and quality into nursing care to meet the needs of the holistic individual which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes safe, individualized nursing care and participation in the interdisciplinary team while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians' offices.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 42

General Education Requirements


Take 3 credits from ENG-111


Take 1 Group from

Group 1

Take 5 credits from BIO-163

Group 2

Take 8 credits from BIO-168 BIO-169

Major Requirements

Required Courses

Take 30 credits from NUR-101 NUR-102 NUR-103

Other Major Requirements


Take 3 credits from PSY-150

Student Success

Take 1 credit from ACA-111 ACA-115 ACA-118 ACA-122