Mississippi LPN to RN/BSN Programs

The southern state of Mississippi offers a plethora of LPN to RN programs, with pathways for both ADN and BSN degrees, for ambitious LPNs to advance their careers. RN advantages include increased independence, the option to enter niche specialties, and a much higher salary. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that Mississippi RNs earn an average of $20,170 more annually than LPNs in the state do.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in MS

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Mississippi. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Alcorn State University
LPN to ADN
1000 ASU Drive
Lorman, MS
(601) 877-6100
Coahoma Community College
LPN to RN
3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS
(662) 627-2571
East Central Community College
LPN to ADN
275 W Broad St
Decatur, MS
(601) 635-2111
Hinds Community College
LPN to RN
1750 Chadwick Drive
Jackson, MS
(601) 376-4807
Jones County Junior College
LPN to RN
900 S Court St
Ellisville, MS
(601) 477-4000
Mississippi Delta Community College
LPN to ADN
289 E Cherry St
Moorhead, MS
(662) 246-6322
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
LPN to RN
51 Main St
Perkinston, MS
(601) 928-5211
Mississippi University for Women
LPN to RN
1100 College St
Columbus, MS
(877) 462-8439
Northeast Mississippi Community College
LPN to ADN
101 Cunningham Boulevard
Booneville, MS
(662) 728-7751
Northwest Mississippi Community College
LPN to RN
4975 Highway 51 N
Senatobia, MS
(662) 562-3200
Pearl River Community College
LPN to ADN
101 Highway 11 North
Poplarville, MS
(601) 403-1000
Southwest Mississippi Community College
LPN to RN
1156 College Drive
Summit, MS
(601) 276-2000

Mississippi LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was collected by the BLS for LPNs and RNs in Mississippi.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Jackson - MS$38,330$63,14064.7%
Gulfport, Biloxi, Pascagoula - MS$38,270$58,00051.6%
Hattiesburg - MS$34,690$53,82055.1%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm