May 2015

Memorial Day - College Closed

College Wide Meeting

Student Center Classrom/Upward Bound Program/Andalusia

Practical Nursing


Program Description

World War I, Pearl Harbor, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, 9-11. What do all these events have in common? NURSES. Nurses were there to save lives - to care for the sick and the wounded. Nurses are the glue that holds our society together, both in peacetime and wartime. If you're a caring, compassionate person who wants an exciting profession, then a career in nursing might be right for you.


Admission Requirements

Technical Requirements

  • Mathematical Applications

  • Fundamentals of Nursing

  • Health Assessment

  • Introduction to Pharmacology

  • English 101

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II

  • Adult Health

  • Maternal and Child Nursing

  • Adult/Child Nursing

  • Psychosocial Nursing

  • Role Transition


General Education Requirement (prerequisite)

  • BIO 103 Principles of Biology


Total Credit Hours - 50

Total Contact Hours - 1200


  • Approximate Tuition: $4,320*

  • Approximate Cost of Program Books: $1,227*

  • Tools and Supplies (including licensing fees): $1,517*

  • Transportation costs: Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the college and clinical sites.

          *Prices are subject to change


Estimated Salary
According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-2015, the median annual earnings for licensed practical nurses are $41,540.


Job Opportunities

The licensed practical nurse may work in hospitals, nursing homes, physicians' offices, schools, civil service, military service, home health industry, private duty and hospice. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of LPNs is expected to grow 25 percent from 2012-2022.


Program Features

  • Excellent lab facilities

  • Excellent employer comments


Quotes from graduate surveys

  • "Instructors are very knowledgeable, well organized, and prepared."

  • "Clinical experiences put you in the real atmosphere and are very beneficial."

  • "Instructors are willing to give extra help to students."

  • "The staff's goal is to produce the best possible nurse."

  • "The nursing program makes the student think and problem-solve."

TEAS exam Information
Register for the TEAS exam 

Nursing Application

Nursing Division Handbook Fall 2012

Nursing Division Handbook Fall 2013

Nursing Division Handbook Spring 2014

Nursing Division Handbook Spring 2015

Practical Nursing Curriculum option1

Practical Nursing Curriculum option 2

Essential Functions

Nursing Photos

Click on the link below to view the LPN Gainful Employment Disclosure
LPN Gainful Employment Disclosure 



Division Chair/Instructor
Nancy Burnett
(334) 493-5375      



Debra Clark

(334) 493-5380




Joy Butler

(334) 493-5378


April Wise
(334) 493-5377


Karen Kelley
(334) 493-5321


Renee Faust
(334) 493-5386


Clinical Facilitator

Bonnie Pope
(334) 493-5383


Administrative Assistant
Donna Roberts
(334) 493-5376



Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.