LPN Programs in Alabama

Alabama LPN Training

Individuals who are tired of struggling to make ends meet and want to pursue a career in nursing in order to provide a better life for their family might be disappointed to learn that it can take years to become a registered nurse. Someone who wants to work while also continuing his or her goal of becoming a nurse should learn more about Alabama LPN training. These specialized classes are designed to make it possible to become a licensed practical nurse and quickly begin working in a health care setting.

Alabama LPN training is a popular option for those that don't want to wait several years to complete their RN training before they start to earn money in their new profession. LPNs work directly under the supervision of trained doctors and nurses to care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled. Anyone who likes working with different types of people, is interested in medical technology, and likes helping others achieve a healthier lifestyle should consider becoming an LPN.

Becoming an LPN in Alabama

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

  • A completed LPN by endorsement application
  • Payment to cover the application fees
  • Verification that he or she is currently licensed in another US state or territory
  • His or her official nursing school transcript in a sealed envelope from his or her nursing school
  • Proof that he or she has completed at least 24 contact hours of continuing education
  • Proof of US citizenship or lawful presence in the United States

If an individual wishing to work as LPN who was educated in a foreign country must:

  • Have a US social security number
  • Have passed the NCLEX or the state boards
  • Submit a full course-by-course report from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)

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

  • Submit the following: A completed application, official transcript, and proof of US citizenship or lawful presence in the United States
  • Register to take the exam and pay the $200.00 fee
  • Receive an Acknowledgement of Receipt of Registration from Pearson VUE
  • Receive eligibility from the Alabama Board of Nursing
  • Schedule an appointment to take the exam

Reinstating a License

An LPN who was previous licensed in Alabama, but whose licensed has lapsed, can have his or her license reinstated by submitting:

  • A completed application for reinstatement
  • Payment to cover the reinstatement fee

Additional Resources

  • Proof of having completed at least 24 contact hours
  • Alabama LPN Resources

    LPN Schools Near You & Online in Alabama

    Faulkner State Community College

    Lawson State Community College

    • 1100 Ninth Avenue NW Bessemer, AL 35022
      Programs: ADN, LPN
      (205) 925-2515

    Herzing University

    Central Alabama Community College

    Calhoun Community College

    • 6250 Hwy. 31 North Decatur, AL 35671
      Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, LPN, RN
      (256) 306-2500

    Wallace Community College

    • 1141 Wallace Drive Dothan, AL 36303
      Programs: ADN, EMT Paramedic, LPN, Radiography, RN
      (334) 983-3521

    Reid State Technical College

    • I65 and Hwy 83 Evergreen, AL 36401
      Programs: LPN
      (251) 578-1313

    Gadsden State Community College

    • 1001 George Wallace Dr Gadsden, AL 35903
      Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, LPN, Radiography, RN
      (256) 549-8200

    G C Wallace State Community College

    • 801 Main Street NW Hanceville, AL 35077
      Programs: ADN, EMT Paramedic, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, Medical Assistant, Radiography, RN, Sonography
      (866) 350-9722

    J F Drake State Technical College

    • 3421 Meridian Street Huntsville, AL 35811
      Programs: LPN
      (256)539-8161

    Bishop State Community College

    • 351 North Broad Street Mobile, AL 36603
      Programs: ADN, EMT Paramedic, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, RN
      (251)405-7000

    Council Trenholm State Technical College

    • 1225 Air Base Boulevard Montgomery, AL 36108
      Programs: EMT Paramedic, LPN, Radiography
      (334)420-4200

    Northwest-Shoals Community College

    Lurleen B Wallace Community College

    • 1708 N. Main Street Opp, AL 36467
      Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN, Sonography
      (334) 493-3573

    Chattahoochee Valley Community College

    Northwest-Shoals Community College

    Northeast Alabama State Community College

    G C Wallace State Community College

    • 3000 Earl Goodwin Pkwy. Selma, AL 36703
      Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
      (334) 876-9227

    Bevill State Community College

    • 101 State Street Sumiton, AL 35148
      Programs: ADN, EMT Paramedic, LPN, RN
      (205) 648-3271

    Alabama Southern Community College

    Shelton State Community College

    Southern Community College

    • 205 S Main St. Tuskegee, AL 36083
      Programs: LPN
      (334) 727-5220