Missouri LPN Training

Complete LPN training in Missouri 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 Missouri.

Find out more about getting your LPN degree in Missouri - 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.
Check out RN Programs in Missouri.

Missouri LPN Training

Missouri LPN training is a fast, easy way for a person to achieve a promising job in the medical career without having to spend ten years of his or her life in school. This specialized training course is designed to prepare men and women to become licensed practical nurses within one year.

It's important to point out that while LPNs don't have the same responsibilities as a registered nurse or nurse practitioner, they are still an integral part of the hospital care experience that most patients have.

Becoming an LPN in Missouri

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

  • Complete the application in black ink, sign it in the presence of a notary republic, and get it notarized
  • Send in the application with a check or money order for $51.00 to cover the application fee
  • Submit a clear copy of his or her LPN license from another US state
  • Submit a receipt from his or her criminal background check
  • Submit an official final transcript from his or her nursing school which includes his or her current name, date of completion, the degree or diploma awarded, and the school seal or stamp
  • Get his or her license verified by his or her original state of licensure

An individual will only be granted one temporary permit in his or her lifetime. The temporary permit lasts for 6 months and cannot be extended.

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

  • A completed, signed, and notarized application for License as a Licensed Practice Nurse by Examination
  • A 2" x 2" signed photograph
  • A money order, cashier's check, or personal check for the $41.00 fee
  • A receipt for his or her criminal background check
  • An official final transcript from his or her nursing school

Nurses Educated Outside the U.S.

If an individual wishing to become an LPN was educated outside the United States, he or she must have an approved credentials evaluation service submit a course-by-course evaluation report or have the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools submit his or her CGFNS certificate.

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Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Blvd.
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
Phone: (573) 751-0681
Fax: (573) 751-0075

Missouri Nurses Association

Missouri LPN Resources

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

The Best LPN Schools in Missouri

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

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 Missouri

Bolivar Technical College
2001 W. Broadway Ste 6
Bolivar, MO 65613
Boonslick Technical Education Center
1694 West Ashley Road
Boonville, MO 65233
Branson Technical College
4440 N Gretna Rd.
Branson, MO 65616
Cape Girardeau Career - Technical Center
1080 S. Silver Springs Road
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Columbia Public School
4203 S. Providence Road
Columbia, MO 65203
Eldon Career Center
112 S. Pine Street
Eldon, MO 65026
Pike - Lincoln Technical Center
342 Vo Tech Rd.
Eolia, MO 63344
Hannibal Public School
4550 McMasters Ave.
Hannibal, MO 63401
Cass Career Center
1600 E. Elm Street
Harrisonville, MO 64701
Jefferson College
1000 Viking Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Texas County Technical Institute
6915 South Highway 63
Houston, MO 65483
Nichols Career Center
605 Union Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Colorado Technical University
520 East 19th Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64116
Concorde Career College
3239 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley
3200 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
Kennett Career and Technology Center
1400 West Washington Street
Kennett, MO 63857
Kirksville Area Technical Center
1103 Cottage Grove Ave.
Kirksville, MO 63501
Lebanon Technology and Career Center
757 Brice Street
Lebanon, MO 65536
Lex La-ray Technical Center
2323 High School Drive
Lexington, MO 64067
Saline County Career Center
900 West Vest Street
Marshall, MO 65340
Northwest Missouri College
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468
Moberly Area Community College
2900 Doreli Lane
Mexico, MO 65265
Moberly Area Community College
101 College Ave.
Moberly, MO 65270
Nevada Regional Technical
811 West Hickory
Nevada, MO 64772
Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO 63601
Northland Career Center
998 Platte Falls Road
Platte City, MO 64079
Poplar Bluff School District
1110 N. Westwood Blvd.
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Gibson Technical Center
368 W. State Hwy. 76
Reeds Spring, MO 65737
Rolla Technical Center
500 Forum Drive
Rolla, MO 65401
State Fair Community College
3201 W. 16th St.
Sedalia, MO 65301
Sikeston R-6
1002 Virginia Street
Sikeston, MO 63801
Ozarks Technical Community College
1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
Hillyard Technical Center
3434 Faraon Street
St Joseph, MO 64506
Chamberlain College of Nursing
11830 Westline Industrial Drive Suite 106
St Louis, MO 63146
Sanford Brown College
100 Richmond Center Boulevard
St Peters, MO 63376
St Charles Community College
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
St Peters, MO 63376
Applied Technology Services - Met Center
6347 Plymouth Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63133
Applied Technology Services
12721 West Watson Road
Sunset Hills, MO 63127
North Central Missouri College
1301 Main Street
Trenton, MO 64683
Warrensburg Area Career Center
205 South Ridgeview Dr.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Washington School of Practical Nursing
1978 Image Drive
Washington, MO 63090
Waynesville Technical Academy
400 GW Lane
Waynesville, MO 65583
South Central Career Center
610 East Olden
West Plains, MO 65775

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