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Practical Nursing

Program Overview

Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is an excellent choice for those interested in a career in the medical field. You will be able to provide essential care to patients and assist other healthcare professionals, and you’ll also gain valuable knowledge and experience that can open up many professional opportunities. Becoming an LPN is one of the best ways to secure a rewarding job with great benefits and plenty of room for advancement.


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Multi-million dollar simulation center for practicing clinical experiences.

Along with classroom instruction, our LPN program offers hands-on experience through our state-of-the-art simulation center. This facility is equipped with life-like mannequins and advanced technology that allow you to simulate real-life patient care scenarios in a safe and controlled environment. This enhances your learning and prepares you for the practical aspects of nursing.

The fastest way to start a career in nursing.

One of the main advantages of becoming an LPN is that it is the fastest route into the nursing profession. While it typically takes two to four years to become a Registered Nurse (RN), you can complete our LPN program in just three semesters. This allows you to enter the workforce and start earning a salary much sooner.

Small class sizes with compassionate and caring nursing faculty.

At Saint Paul College, we understand the importance of personalized instruction and individual attention in healthcare. That’s why our LPN classes are small, allowing for more one-on-one interaction with our knowledgeable nursing faculty. They are passionate about teaching and dedicated to helping you succeed in your journey to becoming an LPN.