LPN Training in Alabama

To become an LPN in Alabama you will need to:

  1. Attend a nursing school approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and have your school send the official transcripts to the Board.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Alabama Board of Nursing and pay the $85 application fee. You can get an application form here 
  3. Register for and pass the NCLEX-PN exam. You can register online here. The exam fee is $200.
  4. Receive your license from the Alabama Board of Nursing.

If you fail the exam, you can take it again. However, you will need to pay an $85 retake fee.
LPN licenses in Alabama must be renewed every two years for a fee of $75.

Did you know that LPNs in Alabama earn a mean hourly wage of $16.60 or a mean annual wage of $34,520.

*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2012


Schools offering LPN Programs in Alabama


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South University , Montgomery
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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  • Instructors are typically real-world professionals with many years of experience in their career fields.
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