The NCLEX-PN is the exam that all students must take and pass upon graduating from an accredited LPN program. This is the only way students can officially gain licensure as an LPN. For more information regarding the NCLEX-PN exam, check out our comprehensive guide here. Additionally, students can take this NCLEX-PN practice test to prep and study for the actual examination.
Kansas has recently approved legislature allowing the state to enter into the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), to be implemented on July 1, 2019. The eNLC allows nurses to practice in any participating eNLC state without having to apply for a new license.
LPNs from non-eNLC states can apply for a Kansas LPN license by endorsement—by submitting the appropriate form as well as their:
Foreign applicants are welcome to apply for a license in the state of Kansas, but must submit, along with the requirements above, a course-by-course evaluation from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS), as well as proof of English proficiency.
For detailed information about LPN endorsement by application in Kansas check out:
The table below lists career information organized by the BLS for licensed practical nurses in Kansas. The table is sorted by total employment, with the largest metropolitan areas listed first.
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For those interested in advancing their nursing career, see our Kansas LPN to RN/BSN programs page.
Dodge City Community College (DCCC), located in Dodge City, Kansas, is focused on student success and committed to achievement both in and out of the classroom. DCCC encourages students to gain a competitive edge through technology and innovative learning by a professional, industry-experienced faculty.
Garden City Community College (GCCC), located in Garden City, Kansas, provides a variety of general education programs, career technical education programs, adult education programs, and workforce development programs. GCCC encourages every student to become a positive contributor to society by way of academic advancement, career preparation, and personal enrichment.
At NCK Tech, Practical Nursing students receive training to perform nursing intervention with precision and efficiency consistent with current evidence-based practices. Nursing professionals provide nursing theory instruction in the classroom, the campus laboratory and at clinical sites.
Highland Community College Technical Center offers an LPN program aimed at preparing students for the important role they will play under the direction of physicians, RNs, and other healthcare professionals. The program consists of 38 credit hours taken over the course of 2 semesters, and students must currently be CNAs in order to gain admittance.
Seward County Community College/Area Technical School (SCCC/ATS), located in Liberal, Kansas, is a quality learning-centered institution, focusing on knowledge and developing the students optimum potential for learning and living. SCCC/ATS offers a variety of transfer programs, career and technical programs, and continuing education and community service programs designed for success.
800 W 14th St, Chanute, KS 66720
3136 Dickens Ave, Manhattan, KS 66503
12345 College Blvd, Overland, KS 66210
245 NE 30th Rd, Great Bend, KS 67530
5724 SW Huntoon St, Topeka, KS 66604
400 W 11TH ST, Coffeyville, KS 67337
7250 State Ave, Kansas City, KS 66112
348 NE State Road 61, Pratt, KS 67124
1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, KS 67501
1255 S Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701
4004 N. Webb Road, Wichita, KS 67226
3301 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801
608 N 18th St, Kansas City, KS 66102
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