LPN Programs in Ohio

LPN Programs in OhioIn Ohio, if you want to become a licensed practical nursing you must attend and successfully complete one of the approved LPN programs in Ohio before you are able to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). You will find quite a few respected LPN schools in Ohio. It is highly advisable to contact each school’s admissions office to get a list of requirements necessary for enrollment. You will find most of the LPN programs in Columbus and other parts of the state do require you to have a high school diploma or the equivalent for enrollment purposes. You should consider looking at LPN programs in Cleveland, Toledo, Cincinnati and Dayton.

LPN Jobs in Ohio

2011 Employment: 41,570
2018 Projected Employment: 48,790

The Ohio Board of Nursing requires LPNs to have the following before they can be legally employed:

• Fill out license application and include a 2″x2″ head-shot photograph
• Undergo a civilian and FBI criminal background check
• Have a high school degree or the equivalent
• Have successfully completed an approved practical nursing program
• Have successfully passed the NCLEX-PN

LPN Salary in Ohio

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $19.41
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $40,370
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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