Practical Nursing

This program is designed to prepare competent individuals for a challenging career in health care. The licensed practical nurse is a vital member of the health care team and functions in a variety of health care settings. The state licensure examination follows graduation. This program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. Students complete clinical hours in participating hospitals in the community.

Next Start Date: August 12, 2019

Registration will begin September 2018


After you have paid the application fee through PAYPAL on the PAYMENTS section you can then complete the application on the Careers Program Page.

Program Prerequisite Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 years of age when the program starts
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening

Practical Nursing Teaches:

  • Practical Nursing Foundations 1 (300 hours)
  • Practical Nursing Foundations 2 (300 hours)
  • Medical Surgical Nursing 1 (300)
  • Medical Surgical Nursing 2 (300)
  • Comprehensive Nursing & Transitional Skills (150)

Career PotentialClick here

Industry Certifications or Accreditation

Testing Requirements:

Accepted Tests Reading Math Language
TABE* 11 11 11
Wonderlic 297 288 297
New SAT 24 24 25
ACT 19 19 17
GED 2014 145 145 145
College Board Accuplacer 83 72 83

[ *Recommended ]

Program Length:

1350 Hours


Monday -Friday: 7:45am – 3:00pm


$7,045 for entire program (Daytime Program) *​(Based on Florida Resident tuition rates. For estimation purposes only, prices subject to change.)

Click here for a detailed cost sheet

ONET Government occupation information

  • Federal CIP Code: 51.3901
  • Program Number: H170607
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