Practical Nursing


Do you have a passion for serving the health care needs of others? A career in practical nursing can put you on the front lines of patient care while you also support physicians and RNs in an exciting, fast-paced environment. If you’ve been searching for LPN programs, Concorde Career College offers the training you need to enter the nursing field.

Put your passion to work for others

If you are considering LPN schools in the area, consider what the Concorde PN program has to offer. Through challenging and engaging practical nursing training, Concorde helps you have a meaningful impact on your community through your health care career. Concorde immerses you in your health care specialty from day one through a real-world classroom, so you’ll be ready for day one of your real-world career.

Career-driven curriculum

Concorde’s PN programs emphasize a hands-on, practical nursing curriculum that helps equip you from day one to serve effectively in various health care settings. Once the program is completed, qualified graduates may sit for the NCLEX-PN exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Career outlook*

LPN jobs are projected to grow at a faster-than-average rate of 12 percent. This field is forecast to continue its growth because of an aging generation of baby boomers. Find out more about what a career in practical nursing looks like.
*Source: 2016-2026

Financial aid

Concorde Career College wants to help you succeed. We partner with you to navigate the financial aid process to educate you on what types of aid you may qualify for and how to access these resources. Concorde also offers scholarship programs for qualifying individuals.

Join our family

If you’ve been searching for LPN training programs, Concorde offers a practical nursing diploma to meet your career training needs. To learn more about how to get started earning your practical nursing diploma,request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

*Program length varies by location

Classroom-to-career skills training

PN training prepares you through a focus on the following skills and knowledge:

  • Preventive nursing care
  • Therapeutic nursing care
  • Rehabilitative nursing care
  • Restorative nursing care
  • Nursing interventions

Where can an LPN work?

Besides physicians’ offices, LPNs can find employment in the following settings:

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Home health agencies
  • Hospice agencies


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between LPN and LVN?

These are the same jobs. The biggest difference between these two programs is the name.  Both LVNs and LPNs work under RNs and doctors, and prepare you to take the NCLEX-PN examination to gain licensure. Concorde offers PN career training as well through our practical nursing diploma program.

How long is the practical nursing program?

You can complete the PN program in as few as 10 months. However, program length can vary by campus. Please check with an admissions adviser for program length information.

When does the practical nurse program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the practical nurse career outlook?

According to, this job field is expected to grow by 12 percent through 2026. As the health care needs of baby boomers increase, the need for LPNs is expected to rise. For more information on career profiles, click here.

Why should I become a practical nurse?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be high as you nurture the health of others on a daily basis. You can achieve your dreams of serving a critical role on the front lines of patient care in a variety of job settings.

Does Concorde offer practical nursing externships?

Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our programs.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s practical nurse programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.

Do you have an Associate's degree in health care field, which is a pre-requisite for this program?