Minnesota LPN Training

Complete LPN training in Minnesota 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 Minnesota.

Find out more about getting your LPN degree in Minnesota - 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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Minnesota LPN Training

With all the hiring freezes and layoffs that are going on around the country, it can seem impossible for people to find jobs that will pay them a comfortable wage while challenging them intellectually and providing a path for them to advance in the future. Anyone who likes the idea of helping people for a living might want to investigate Minnesota LPN training as an option for your future. Many people are discovering that with as little as one year of training, they can find great jobs in the health care field.

Minnesota LPN training is a highly specialized course of education that trains individuals to become licensed practical nurses. LPNs are responsible for providing a high level of care to hospital, nursing home, and mental health facility patients while they are under the care of a doctor or registered nurse. Anyone who is interested in medical science, has strong communication skills, and can handle a fast-paced work environment might want to consider a career as an LPN.

Becoming an LPN in Minnesota

In order to become an LPN by examination in Minnesota, an individual must:

  • Complete and submit an application
  • Pass the LPN examination ($105 fee)
  • Provide evidence that he or she has passed a state-approved nursing program
  • Have completed any additional requirements if he or she was educated outside the United States
  • If an individual is already licensed as an LPN in another US state, he or she can become a Minnesota LPN by doing the following:

    • Complete and submit an application
    • Provide evidence that he or she has passed a state-approved nursing program
    • Submit a credentials evaluation report
    • Proof that he or she has passed the NCLEX
    • Evidence that he or she is licensed in another state
    • Proof of employment as an LPN
    • Evidence of continuing education if he or she hasn't been employed as a nurse in the past 24 months
    • Pay the $105 licensure by endorsement fee

    Michigan issues temporary permits for licensure by interstate endorsement for a period of 60 days.

    Renewing an LPN License

    If an individual wants to renew his or her registration, he or she must:

    • Complete and submit an application
    • Proof that he or she has completed the continuing education requirements
    • Pay the $85 renewal fee

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    Minnesota Board of Nursing
    2829 University Avenue SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Phone: (612) 617-2270
    Fax: (612) 617-2190

    Minnesota Nurses Association

    Minnesota LPN Resources

    Like in other parts of the country, LPNs in Minnesota 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 Minnesota LPN, you might specialize in obstetrics, pediatrics, surgery or psychiatry or another nursing specialty that interests you.

    The Best LPN Schools in Minnesota

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

    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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Other Schools that Offer LPN Training in Minnesota

Alexandria Technical College
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Anoka Technical College
1355 West Highway 10
Anoka, MN 55303
Riverland Community College
2200 Riverland Dr.
Austin, MN 56007
Northwest Technical College - Bemidji
905 Grant Avenue SE
Bemidji, MN 56601
Central Lakes College
501 West Campus Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Rd. Duluth
Duluth, MN 55811
Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks
2022 Central Avenue Northeast
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Mesabi Range Community and Technical College
1100 Industrial Park Drive
Eveleth, MN 55734
Minnesota State Community & Technical College
900 Minnesota 34
Fergus Falls, MN 56501
Itasca Community College
1851 East Highway 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Rainy River Community College
1501 Highway 71
International Falls, MN 56649
Rasmussen College PN Program
130 Saint Andrews Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
South Central College
1920 Lee Boulevard
North Mankato, MN 56003
Pine Technical College
900 Fourth St SE.
Pine City, MN 55063
Minnesota State College - SE Technical
308 Pioneer Road
Red Wing, MN 55066
Rochester Community & Technical College
851 30th Ave SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street E.
Rosemount, MN 55068
St Cloud Technical College
720 4th Avenue South
St Cloud, MN 56301
St Paul College
235 Marshall Avenue
St Paul, MN 55102
Northland Community & Technical College
2022 Central Avenue NE
Thief River Falls, MN 56721
Ridgewater College
2101 15th Ave NW Willmar
Willmar, MN 56201
Minnesota State College - SE Technical
1250 Homer Road
Winona, MN 55987
Minnesota West Community & Technical College
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187

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