Saturday – August 01, 2015



Practical Nursing


Downtown Milwaukee and Oak Creek campuses 

In just two semesters, you will be prepared for employment helping patients in nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and other healthcare facilities. After completing the program, you will be eligible to take the licensure exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (A.C.E.N.).

Career Outlook:  Licensed practical nurses are in demand in nursing homes, long-term care and rehabilitation centers, and other healthcare settings.

Career Pathway: After completing this program and passing the NCLEX-PN exam, LPNs may pursue Registered Nursing through MATC’s LPN-RN Educational Progression associate degree program.


Program Code: 31-543-1

Start Dates: August and January

This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
Learn more about the petition process 
Learn more about when the petition process windows are open 

A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated. 


Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level biology and chemistry. Nursing Assistant training is required prior to petitioning.

Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 Course Requirements



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