LPN Programs in Mississippi

LPN Programs in MississippiTo become a licensed practical nurse in the state of Mississippi you must successfully complete one of the accredited LPN programs in Mississippi prior to taking the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). There are a number of good LPN schools in Mississippi to choose from. You will find that most of LPN programs in Mississippi have the standard requirement of a high school diploma or the equivalent in order to attend. It is advisable to check with each school’s admissions office for any other requirements needed by the institution before enrollment.

LPN Jobs in Mississippi

2011 Employment: 12,040
2018 Projected Employment: 14,900

The Mississippi Board of Nursing (MSBN) states that you are required to provide the following in order to be employed as a licensed practical nurse:

• A diploma from an approved high school or the equivalent thereof
• Evidence of completion of an accredited practical nursing program
• Evidence that one has passed the NCLEX-PN
• Evidence of competence in English related to nursing
• Evidence of a criminal background checks including fingerprinting

LPN Salary in Mississippi

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $16.62
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $34,580
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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