Schools with LPN Programs in Tennessee

  • Tennessee Technology Center Knoxville offers a 12-month practical nursing program which is a full-time program where students meet Monday through Friday from 8 am to 2:30 pm. The program includes a clinical externship with 8 hour days. Those who graduate will receive a diploma in practical nursing and will be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN examination to become licensed as a practical nurse. The approximate cost is $1,159 per trimester, not including books, uniforms and miscellaneous supplies.
  • The program is also offered at Tennessee Technology Centers in Hohenwald, Morristown, Elizabethton, Memphis, Hartsville, Dickson, Nashville, Livingston, Shelbyville, Jackson, McKenzie, Pulaski, Crossville, Harriman, Murfreesboro, Oneida-Huntsville, Crump, McMinnville, Covington, Athens, Paris, Whiteville, Jacksboro, Ripley and Newbern.

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Tennessee Salary & Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, LPNs in the state of Tennessee earn an annual median wage of $36,260. This is just slightly lower than the national average for LPNs. Those in the top 10% can earn as much as $68,000 while those in the bottom 10% can earn lower than $23,000. Those living in larger cities tend to earn a higher salary, as do more experienced LPNs.