LPN Programs in Florida (Orlando, Jacksonville, Miami, and Tampa)

LPN Programs in FloridaIf you would like to become licensed practical nurse in Florida, you must complete training with an one of the approved LPN programs in Florida before you are allowed to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). LPN schools in Florida are among some of the finest in the nation. In order to enroll in one of the LPN programs in Florida you must hold a high school diploma or an equivalent.You will want to check with each school’s board of admissions to see if there are any other requirements for enrollment.

LPN Jobs in Florida

2011 Employment: 44,100
2018 Projected Employment: 53,410

The Florida Department of Health states that in order to hold an LPN job in the state of Florida you are required to:

• Must proof of graduation from an approved program
• Must pass the NCLEX-PN and be in good mental and physical health
• Must show evidence of a high school diploma or the equivalent
• Must be able to communicate in the English language
• Must submit to a statewide criminal records correspondence check



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LPN Salary in Florida

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $19.60
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $40,770
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

Recommended LPN Programs in Florida

Get a hands-on education at Lincoln Technical Institute. Designed for today’s tough job market, our in-depth programs cover many fields including: Health Sciences, Business and Information Technology, Hospitality, Automotive Technology, HVAC Technology and Electrical Systems Technology. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. Programs vary by campus.

Programs:

  • Nursing (Practical)
  • Nursing (RN)
  • Medical Assistant
Locations: Casselberry

Keiser University offers accredited degree programs in today's in demand careers: Healthcare, Technology, Paralegal, Business, Nursing and Legal Studies.

Programs:

  • Nursing, BS (Online Only)
  • Nursing , MS
  • Nursing, MS (Online Only)
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Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • And more...

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MS in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
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Achieve your educational and professional goals with help from West Coast University. We offer accelerated Health Care Administration degrees designed for working adults like you.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Locations: Miami

As a student at Southeastern College, you will gain the training, skills, and knowledge you need to start a rewarding career in growing occupations such as practical nursing, emergency medical services, medical assisting, massage therapy, and pharmacy technology. Our career-focused programs and flexible class schedules make Southeastern a great choice for busy working adults.

Programs:

  • Diploma in Practical Nurse
  • AS in Nursing
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
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The ITT Technical Institutes offer programs in some of today's hottest technical areas. With over 100 locations nationwide and several online programs available, the ITT Techs are one of the leading providers of technology education. Each ITT Tech offers convenient class schedules and Career Services are offered to help you find a job.

Programs:

  • AS - Nursing
  • BS - Nursing
  • AS - Medical Assisting and Administration

Capella combines outstanding academics with a supportive faculty and staff in a program designed for working adults.

An education that blends theory and practice to fuel your career

Programs:

  • MSN - Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN -Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)
  • And more...
Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) specializes in preparing students just like you for rewarding and challenging careers in Healthcare. While most schools teach many different subjects, UMA is exclusively focused on the healthcare field.

Programs:

  • Nursing
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Medical Assistant
Locations: TampaClearwater

Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs that can be completed 100% online. Degree programs are available in the fields of education, nursing and health sciences, business, fine arts and production, and liberal arts.

Programs:

  • M.S. in Nursing: Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist with an Emphasis in Adult-Gerontology
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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
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