LPN Programs in NC

LPN Programs in NCThe statutes in North Carolina you must successfully complete one of the approved LPN programs in North Carolina before one can take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN) or the National League of Nursing State Board Test Pool Examination (SBTPE). There are a number of respected LPN schools in North Carolina including Charlotte and Raleigh. It would be wise to contact each school’s office of admissions to get a list of requirements necessary for enrollment but most of these schools will need proof of a high school diploma or the equivalent.

LPN Jobs in North Carolina

2011 Employment: 17,250
2018 Projected Employment: 20,090

The North Carolina Board of Nursing NCBON states that in order to be employed as an LPN in North Carolina you need:

• To be in good mental and physical health
• To provide completion of an accredited practical nursing program
• Pass the NCLEX-PN or the SBTPE
• Evidence of competence in English related to nursing
• Have a Social Security Number issued by the U.S. Social Security Administration
• Complete all court conditions for any misdemeanor or felony convictions

LPN Salary in North Carolina

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $19.65
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $40,870
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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