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
Career Outlook: Licensed practical nurses are in demand in
nursing homes, long-term care and rehabilitation centers, and other healthcare
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.
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
Available Certifications and Licensures for School of Health
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