LPN Programs in Oklahoma

LPN Programs in OklahomaTo become a licensed practical nursing in Oklahoma you must attend and complete one of the accredited LPN programs in Oklahoma before you are able to take the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). It is highly advisable to contact each school’s admissions office to get a list of requirements necessary for enrollment. LPN schools in Oklahoma are known to be well respected. You will find most of the LPN programs in Tulsa and the other schools in the state do require you to have a high school diploma or the equivalent for enrollment purposes.

LPN Jobs in Oklahoma

2011 Employment: 14,090
2018 Projected Employment: 16,330

The Oklahoma Board of Nursing requires licensed practical nurses to have the following before they can be legally employed:

• You must be eighteen (18) years old
• You must have received a high school diploma or a General Educational Development certificate (GED)
• You must have passed with proof satisfactory an approved practical nursing program
• You must undergo a criminal background check
• You must have successfully passed the NCLEX-PN

LPN Salary in Oklahoma

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $17.06
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $35,490
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOneStop

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