LPN Programs in Montana

Montana LPN Training

Many people have noticed that fewer and fewer jobs are becoming available, hours have been cut, and employers have been warning people that layoffs could occur. Anyone who wants to start a new career that will give them financial security as well as the satisfaction of really making a difference every day might want to think about Montana LPN training.

Montana LPN training courses are specialized educational classes designed to prepare individuals to become licensed practical nurses. While it takes many years of schooling to become a registered nurse or nurse practitioner, an LPN training program can be completed in about a year. In a health care setting, LPNs are responsible for providing bedside care to the patients that are undergoing treatment in their facility.

Becoming an LPN in Montana

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

  • An completed application
  • A money order, check, or cashier's check for the $200.00 fee (add $25 if seeking a temporary permit)
  • Proof that he or she is currently licensed in another US state and that it was held within that past 2 years
  • Verification that he or she passed all of the educational requirements of an approved nursing education program

In order to receive a temporary permit, an individual must:

  • Submit a completed Montana Board of Nursing endorsement application
  • Submit a completed temporary permit application
  • Pay the temporary permit fee

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

  • An completed application
  • A money order, check, or cashier's check for the $100.00 fee (add $25 if seeking a temporary permit)
  • Verification that he or she passed all of the educational requirements of an approved nursing education program

Nurses Educated Outside the U.S.

Additionally, individuals who graduated from a nursing school located outside of the United States and wish to work as an LPN in Montana must also submit:

  • A course by course evaluation report from either CGFNS or IERF
  • Proof that he or she passed an English language proficiency examination that is approved by CGFNS

Renewing an LPN License

All Montana LPN licenses expire on December 31 of even-numbered years.

Additional Resources

Montana LPN Resources

LPN Schools Near You & Online in Montana

Montana State University

  • 1500 University Drive Billings, MT 59101
    Programs: EMT Paramedic, LPN, Radiography
    (406) 657-2011

University of Montana – Montana Technical

  • 1300 West Park Street Butte, MT 59701
    Programs: ADN, BSN, CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN
    1(800)445-8324

Montana State University

  • 2100 16th Avenue South Great Falls, MT 59405
    Programs: EMT Paramedic, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, Radiography
    (406) 771-4300

University of Montana

  • 1115 North Roberts Street Helena, MT 59601
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (406) 444-6800

University of Montana

  • 909 South Avenue West Missoula, MT 59801
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN
    (406) 243-7882