LPN Programs in Alabama

LPN Programs in AlabamaThe state requires that you must successfully complete one of the accredited LPN programs in Alabama that lasts at least one calendar year in duration before you can take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). There are number of different LPN schools in Alabama that you could choose from. In order to be admitted for enrollment, you must have at least a high school diploma or an equivalent. Some institutions may have other prerequisites so you will need to contact their board of admissions for more information.

LPN Jobs in Alabama

2011 Employment: 14,290
2018 Projected Employment: 18,400

According to the Alabama Board of Nursing (ASBN), in order to hold an LPN job in Alabama you are required to:

• Be a high school graduate or equivalent
• Successfully completed an accredited LPN program of at least one year in length
• Pass the NCLEX-PN
• Have good moral character verified by oath
• Be a citizen of the United States or have appropriate documentation from the federal government

LPN Salary in Alabama

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $16.56
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $34,430
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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