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Des Plaines, Illinois LPN Programs

Des Plaines LPN Programs - IL's Free Des Plaines, IL LPN Training Program Directory
LPN courses are being offered at vocational schools, trade schools and private LPN schools in Des Plaines, IL.

Des Plaines LPN courses - online & campus-based programs are available.

Which Des Plaines schools offer LPN programs?

Des Plaines LPN Progams (campus-based programs as well as online LPN programs) are medical training programs. LPN programs are typically offered at vocational schools, technical schools, state colleges, nursing universities, online LPN programs, and other higher education institutions.

The best LPN school for you is the one that makes sense for you and serves your needs. Many two year colleges that offer associate degrees also offer LPN programs. Exact class size and clinical requirements will vary by each college offering the program.

How do I become an LPN in Illinois?

You must complete a practical nurse program and pass the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX-PN) exam to be certified and receive your required LPN licensure.

How long will my LPN Course be?

Most LPN programs take 1 year to one and a half years complete. That's a 12 month to 18 month training program. Some nursing schools offer LPN programs which will qualify you for certification after only 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 months of class.

Do I need to complete an LPN program before I go to college to get an RN Degree?

No. Completing LPN training is not necessary before you can get your RN license. An accredited RN degree can be completed in as little as two years.

What are typical LPN Pre-Reqs?

As all schools have different academic requirements to get accepted into their LPN program, Illinois LPN schools are no exception. You can expect an entrance exam or at least a prerequisite check when you submit your application to determine your eligibility. There may be additional academic requirements also.

At the very least, most schools require applicants to have a High school diploma / GED. You also must get accepted to the college that you are applying to.

Financial aid, including nursing scholarships or federal grant money, may be available to you as a new students enrolling in Des Plaines LPN classes. For more information, check with the Admissions office at the program you are applying to.

Are CNA to LPN Programs Available?

Yes, some vocational schools in Illinois offer CNA to LPN programs. Usually, a CNA to LPN program will last one year. CNAs who Enroll in one of these programs will build upon their existing knowledge to learn the necessary skills to work at the LPN level.

On-Campus & Online LPN Schools

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Oakton Community College
1600 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016
International Career Institute
6425 N Hamin Ave.
Lincolnwood, Illinois 60712
City Colleges of Chicago - Wilbur Wright College
4300 N. Narragansett
Chicago, Illinois 60634
Triton College
2000 Fifth Ave.
River Grove, Illinois 60171
Harper College
1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, Illinois 60067
Northwestern Institute of Health and Technology
4641 N. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60640
College of Dupage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Chicago Public Schools
2245 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Morton College
3801 S. Central Ave
Cicero, Illinois 60804
Omega Healthcare Technical School
66 West Oak Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610
Ambria College of Nursing
5210 Trillium Blvd.
Schaumburg, Illinois 60192
College of Lake County
19351 West Washington Street
Grayslake, Illinois 60030
Elgin Community College
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, Illinois 60123
City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy - King College
6301 South Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60621
J'renee Career Facilitation Inc.
7105 N. Virginia Rd.
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
South Suburban College
15800 South State Street
South Holland, Illinois 60473
Joliet Junior College
201 E Jefferson St.
Joliet, Illinois 60432
Joliet Junior College
1215 Houbolt Road
Joliet, Illinois 60431