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Practical Nursing Program

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.


Application Information

2015 Practical Nursing Application Dates and Locations

Term for Program Start Diploma or Degree Application Review Begins M State Location Application Packet
Spring 2015 Diploma Closed Fergus Falls Spring 2015 Application
Spring 2015 AAS Closed Fergus Falls, Moorhead Spring 2015 Application
Summer 2015 AAS Closed Moorhead Summer 2015 Application
Fall 2015 Diploma January 30, 2015

Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead, Wadena

Fall 2015 Application


GPA Calculator - Practical Nursing General Education


GPA Calculator - Practical Nursing

Click here to access the Practical Nursing GPA Calculator.

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