Nursing Practical

CERT - Occupational Certificate

Nursing-LPN Exit Option

Program Purpose

This program is designed to offer students in the A.A.S. degree nursing program an exit option upon completion of the first two semesters of that program. Those desiring to earn this certificate are required to successfully complete a summer course, NUR 123. Students are also eligible after successful completion of the 3rd semester. They are then eligible to take the NCLEX-PN and to apply to the Arizona State Board of Nursing for licensure as a practical nurse. Fingerprinting will be required for licensure.