Practical Nursing Program

What is Practical Nursing?

Do you want to make a difference in someone’s life?  If so, nursing may be the career for you! Licensed practical nurses provide basic nursing care to patients, while working under the supervision of a registered nurse or doctor. They work in hospitals, physicians ‘offices, clinics, nursing homes, home health and hospice.



Why Choose Practical Nursing at MCC?

Mayland Community College Nursing Programs offer an individualized approach to nursing education. Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, our small class sizes and state-of-the-art simulation labs provide personalized, high quality learning opportunities at an affordable cost.

Example Practical Nursing Careers*


Job Title

After Passing Licensure Exam

U.S. Average Salary* Employment Outlook MCC 2019 NCLEX Pass Rate
Practical Nursing LPN

$ 16-29

per hour*


Growth Projection




Programs of Study in Practical Nursing