LPN Training in North Carolina

How to Become an LPN in North Carolina

To become an LPN in California you will need to:

  1. Attend an approved practical nursing program in the United States.
  2. Apply for North Carolina licensure online at here and pay the appropriate application fee.
  3. Register for the NCLEX exam at here. The exam fee is $200.
  4. Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam. Results are sent to you by mail.
  5. Receive your license from the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

Did you know that LPNs in North Carolina earn a mean hourly wage of $18.86 or a mean annual wage of $39,240?

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

North Carolina Board of Nursing

3724 National Drive, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27602


Schools offering LPN Programs in North-Carolina


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