Upon completion of the Practical Nursing program, students are prepared for licensure as a Practical Nurse and careers in long-term care centers and ambulatory care facilities.
The Practical Nursing program has two options:
Practical Nursing - Diploma: Students earn 50 credits over three semesters. The diploma program is offered on the M State campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls and Wadena.
Practical Nursing - Associate of Applied Science degree: Students earn 62 credits in the program, offered on the M State campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.
2014-2015 Practical Nursing Application Dates and Locations
|Term for Program Start||Diploma or Degree||Application Review Begins||M State Location||Application Packet|
Detroit Lakes Open; Wadena Closed
|Fall 2014 Application|
|Fall 2014||AAS||Closed||Detroit Lakes Open; Moorhead & Wadena Closed||Fall 2014 Application|
|Spring 2015||Diploma||Remains open until program is full. Applications are being accepted.||Fergus Falls||Spring 2015 Application|
|Spring 2015||AAS||Remains open until program is full. Applications are being accepted.||Fergus Falls, Moorhead||Spring 2015 Application|
|Summer 2015||AAS||November 17, 2014 and will remain open until program is full Applications are being accepted.||Moorhead||Summer 2015 Application|
The Practical Nursing GPA Calculator allows you to enter your grades and credits for the college courses you have completed in preparation for the Practical Nursing Program. This will allow you to determine whether you meet the program's GPA admission requirements.
Last modified: September 17th, 2013 at 02:42pm