LPN Programs in Missouri

LPN Programs in MissouriThe licensed practical nursing requirements for the state of Missouri say that you must successfully complete one of the approved LPN programs in Missouri before you can take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). There are a number of LPN schools in Missouri to consider including LPN programs in St. Louis and Kansas City. Most LPN programs in Missouri have the standard requirement of a high school diploma or the equivalent for enrollment. You will also need to check with each school’s admissions office to see if there are any other requirements for enrollment.

LPN Jobs in Missouri

2011 Employment: 18,320
2018 Projected Employment: 20,400

According to the Missouri Board of Nursing you are required the following in order to be employed as a licensed practical nurse:

• Complete an application for license as a LPN
• Completion of an approved LPN program
• Must pass the NCLEX-PN
• Meets English language proficiency requirements
• Must submit to criminal background checks including fingerprinting

LPN Salary in Missouri

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $17.83
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $37,100
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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