LPN Training in Michigan

How to Become an LPN in Michigan

To become an LPN in Michigan you will need to:

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  1. Attend a practical nursing program in the United States. Those who attended a Michigan school must request that the nursing school submit a Michigan Nursing School Certification to the Michigan Board of Nursing. Those who attended a U.S. school outside of Michigan must request that the nursing school send official transcripts to the Michigan Board of Nursing.
  2. Complete an application form for licensure. You can get one here. You must also undergo fingerprinting and a criminal background check. Note that applications take six to eight weeks to process.
  3. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  4. Take and pass the NCLEX exam. Licenses are mailed to successful exam takers.

Did you know that LPNs in Michigan earn a mean hourly wage of $20.15 or a mean annual wage of $41,900?

*Salary data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2008

Michigan/DCH/Bureau of Health Professions

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611 W. Ottawa, 1st Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

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