Practical Nursing

About the Program

Green River College’s Practical Nursing Program prepares students for careers as licensed practical nurses.

The Practical Nursing Program consists of 95 credits, which includes classroom instruction, campus lab practice, and community lab experiences. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). Passage of this exam is the mechanism by which to receive a license to practice as an LPN.

Benefits of pursuing a LPN:

  • Job Security
  • Excellent pathway into nursing and gaining experience
  • Students can bridge into an ADN or BSN program
  • Start working in as little as 1 year

Degrees & Certificates

Degree

LPN Advising

Applications and Admissions

LPN Applications will open May 15 and close June 25, 2018

Potential Funding Opportunities

Current Students

Contact & Location

  • Email for general inquiries
  • Call for appointment: 253-833-9111, ext. 2641
  • Health Occupation Admissions
    Career & Advising Center
    Student Affairs & Success Building, 104

Faculty Listing

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

Green River College’s Nursing Program Pursues Pre- Accreditation Candidacy

The Green River College Practical Nursing program is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2500. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Betsy Frank, NLN CNEA Associate Director, no later than August 24, 2018.

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

Occupations:Licensed Practical Nurse

Earnings: Range from $21.17 to $24.10 an hour, entry to mid-level.

Data source: CareerOneStop.org