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Practical Nursing

at Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 39
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Practical Nursing major is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become licensed and give direct nursing care to clients in hospitals, nursing homes, medical centers, health clinics, adult day care, child day care and home care agencies. A graduate of this program is eligible to take the NCLEX-PN and apply to the Minnesota Board of Nursing for licensure. The program is approved by the MBN.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Austin 55912

Labor Market Information

  • Licensed Practical Nurses

  • Median wage: $20.36/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0820 TTY: (800) 627-3529