LPN Training in Oklahoma

How to Become an LPN in Oklahoma

To become an LPN in Oklahoma you will need to:

  1. Earn a high school diploma or GED.
  2. Attend a government-approved practical nursing program in the United States.
  3. Submit to a criminal history record search by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation and send it to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
  4. Complete an application form for licensure and pay the $85 application fee in the form of a money order or cashier’s check made payable to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. You can obtain an application form here. Your application must also include a passport-size photograph.
  5. Register for the NCLEX exam here. The exam fee is $200.
  6. Once you are approved to test, take and pass the exam.
  7. Receive your license from the Oklahoma Board of Nursing

Did you know that LPNs in Oklahoma earn a mean hourly wage of $15.63 or a mean annual wage of $32,500?

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

Oklahoma Board of Nursing

2915 N. Classen Boulevard, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106


Schools offering LPN Programs in Oklahoma


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