Michigan LPN Training

Complete LPN training in Michigan to earn your LPN certification and increase your marketability with employers.
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LPN courses are being offered at vocational schools, trade schools and private LPN schools in Michigan.

Find out more about getting your LPN degree in Michigan - online & campus-based options are available.

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Sure, nurses make a huge difference in people's lives and are able to offer great advice to friends & family, but there's more:


  • Everyone respects nurses.
  • You can get your RN in only 2 years
  • On average, RNs makes more than $52,000.
  • RNs can specialize and make over $72,000.
  • Highly flexible schedules & job mobility.
  • More career advancement opportunities.
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Michigan LPN Training

Many people aspire to have jobs that will allow them to assist people in living happier, healthier lives, but they become discouraged when they learn that it can take many years of expensive schooling to achieve the status of doctor or registered nurse. It's important to know, however, that doctors and nurses aren't the only ones that provide important services in a hospital. Anyone who is interested in embarking on a new career that will allow them to improve people's lives might want to think about Michigan LPN training.

Michigan LPN training is a specially designed educational curriculum that that trains students to become licensed practical nurses. Most accredited LPN training programs can be complete in one year, and provide knowledge of the medical field as well as hands-on training for dealing with patients. Licensed practical nurses are responsible for providing superior bedside care when the nurses and doctors are absent.

Becoming an LPN in Michigan

In order to become an LPN by endorsement in Michigan, an individual must:

  • Submit a completed application along with the application fee
  • Provide evidence that he or she is currently licensed as an LPN in another US state that has requirements substantially equivalent to those in Michigan and that he or she has passed the NCLEX in the original state
  • Have proof of his or her license sent directly to the Michigan Board of Nursing from any state or province where he or she has ever held a license
  • Once an application has been submitted along with the application fee, it is valid for 2 years. If the individual does not meet the requirements within those 2 years, the application will become invalid and he or she will have to reapply.

    Nurses Educated Outside the U.S.

    LPN applicants who were educated outside the United States in a program that is taught in English must do one of the following:

    • Have professional report created by the Credentials Evaluation Service of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
    • Have a course-by-course evaluation of his or her nursing education reviewed and certified by a credentialing agency accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
    • Submit the LPN Credentials Form to his or her nursing school for completion

    If an individual was educated as an LPN outside the United States in a language other than English, then he or she must do one of the following:

    • Have professional report created by the Credentials Evaluation Service of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (His or her CGFNS Language Report on English proficiency must also be submitted.)
    • Have a course-by-course evaluation of his or her nursing education reviewed and certified by a credentialing agency accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services

    An applicant who was educated in a language other than English must also pass the TOEFL administered by the Educational Testing Service.

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    Michigan LPN Resources

    Like in other parts of the country, LPNs in Michigan work directly with patients, clients, and residents.

    LPN duties include performing basic diagnostic tests, administering medication to patients, giving shots and injections, obtaining patients' vital signs, as well as many other important responsibilities.

    As a Michigan LPN, you might specialize in obstetrics, pediatrics, surgery or psychiatry or another nursing specialty that interests you.

    The Best LPN Schools in Michigan

    By providing the most compehensive list of nursing schools, NurseGroups.com helps you find the best LPN programs in Michigan, including the best online LPN schools accepting students in Michigan.

    Why Online LPN Classes?

    Being a licensed practical nurse is a great career. But many working adults who want to become an LPN have an extremely busy schedule - balancing a full-time job, family commitments and other personal responsibilities. The traditional classroom setting offered by most local LPN schools doesn't offer the same flexibility as taking their LPN classes online.

    Online programs allow students to fit their education into their already busy schedule - studying and taking exams when it's convenient for them. LPN students can access their online classroom 24 hours per day / seven days per week.

    Also, taking LPN nursing courses online saves students even more time, as online students don't need to commute to school. Online schools enable busy people to get LPN training, without interfering with their current job and personal life.



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    Alpena Community College
    665 Johnson St.
    Alpena, MI 49707
    Kellogg Community College
    450 North Avenue
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
    Lake Michigan College
    2755 E. Napier Avenue
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    Glen Oaks Community College
    62249 Shimmel Road
    Centreville, MI 49032
    Southwestern Michigan College
    58900 Cherry Grove Road
    Dowagiac, MI 49047
    Bay de Noc Community College
    2001 North Lincoln Road
    Escanaba, MI 49829
    Mott Community College
    1401 East Court St.
    Flint, MI 48503
    Everest Institute
    1750 Woodworth Street, NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    Grand Rapids Community College
    143 Bostwick Avenue, NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    Mid Michigan Community College
    1375 S. Clare Ave.
    Harrison, MI 48625
    Gogebic Community College
    E 4946 Jackson Road
    Ironwood, MI 49938
    Jackson Community College
    2111 Emmons Road
    Jackson, MI 49201
    Kalamazoo Valley Community College
    6767 West O Avenue
    Kalamazoo, MI 49003
    Lansing Community College
    419 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Schoolcraft College
    18600 Haggerty Road
    Livonia, MI 48152
    Northern Michigan University
    1401 Presque Isle Ave.
    Marquette, MI 49855
    Davenport University
    3555 E. Patrick Road Midland
    Midland, MI 48642
    Muskegon County Community College
    221 S. Quarterline Road
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    St. Clair County Community College
    323 Erie St.
    Port Huron, MI 48061
    Kirtland Community College
    10775 N. St. Helen Road
    Roscommon, MI 48653
    Latoya's Health Education
    1000 Brockway St.
    Saginaw, MI 48602
    Lake Superior State University
    650 W. Easterday Ave.
    Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
    West Shore Community College
    3000 N Stiles Rd.
    Scottville, MI 49454
    Montcalm Community College
    2800 College Dr.
    Sidney, MI 48885
    Oakland Community College
    22322 Rutland Avenue
    Southfield, MI 48075
    Northwestern Michigan College
    1701 E. Front St.
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    Delta College
    1961 Delta Road
    University Center, MI 48710

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