Nursing - PN

BSCTC offers a three semester program leading to a diploma in Practical Nursing following successful completion of the program.  The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) will then determine the graduate’s eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and practice in the state of Kentucky under the supervision of a registered nurse, physician or dentist. The practical nursing (PN) program at BSCTC is a selective admissions program. A separate admission process must be completed in order to be considered for the practical nursing program.

Where can I work?

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) may be employed in a wide range of health care facilities as well as other industries.

  • Hospitals
  • Physician’s Offices
  • Nursing care facilities
  • Home health care services
  • Employment services
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Government agencies

How much will I earn?

The median annual wage of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses was $43,170 in May 2015. Find Out More.

How long will it take to complete the program?

Once admitted into the practical nursing program completion usually takes 3 semesters.

What are the program options?


Would you like more information?

DeRossett, Kimberly R.
Coordinator, Practical Nursing Program 
(606) 788-2821