LPN Training in Mississippi

How to Become an LPN in Mississippi

To become an LPN in Mississippi you will need to:

  1. Attend a practical nursing program in the United States.
  2. Complete and sign an application form for licensure. You can get one here. Application packages should include a passport-size photo that is signed and dated across the bottom or the side of the photograph, a $60 check made out to the Mississippi Board of Nursing as an application fee, and a notarized Authorization to Release Information form. Send all materials to the Mississippi Board of Nursing.
  3. Request that your nursing school send a set of official transcripts to the Mississippi Board of Nursing.
  4. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  5. Take and pass the NCLEX exam.
  6. Receive your license from the Mississippi Board of Nursing.

Did you know that LPNs in Mississippi earn a mean hourly wage of $16.39 or a mean annual wage of $34,090?

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

Mississippi Board of Nursing

1935 Lakeland Drive, Suite B
Jackson, MS 39216-5014


Schools offering LPN Programs in Mississippi


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