LVN Programs in Texas

LVN Programs in TexasAspiring licensed vocational nurses in Texas must successfully complete one of the approved LVN programs in California prior to taking the National Council Licensure Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). There are a number of accredited LVN schools in Texas.Most of the LVN programs in Texas require that you have a high school degree or the equivalent. You should contact each school’s admissions office to see if there are any other requirements you must fulfill for enrollment. Some of the most popular LVN programs are in Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Austin, Fort Worth and El Paso.

LVN Jobs in Texas

2011 Employment: 65,640
2018 Projected Employment: 82,730

The Texas Board of Nursing (BON) states that you are required the following in order to be employed as a licensed vocational nurse:

• Must have a good professional character
• Must have completed an approved professional or vocational nursing education program
• Must have a high school diploma or an equivalent
• Must undergo a jurisprudence examination approved by the Texas Board of Nursing
• Must provide valid fingerprint samples

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LVN Salary in Texas

2011 Mean Hourly Wage: $20.32
2011 Mean Yearly Wage: $42,260
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. CareerOnStop

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