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Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Certificate

Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Certificate

With South College’s Licensed Practical Nursing Certificate program in Atlanta, Knoxville, and Nashville, you can learn the skills and knowledge to become an LPN. Earn your Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing at South College and start working toward tomorrow’s nursing career today!


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Degree Features

Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Certificate

  1. Program Duration

    12 months (full-time) Knoxville/Nashville, 15 months (full-time) Atlanta

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants to the LPN certificate program

  3. Location

    Earn your Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing in Atlanta, Knoxville, or Nashville!

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships—like Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others— are available to  those who qualify. To learn more about your financial options for our nursing programs, contact us today.


Industry Outlook

Many people hope to make an impact on the lives of others with their work. By becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse, you’ll have that chance. The healthcare industry offers many opportunities for professional employment, and an LPN certificate will be valuable for years to come. Upon successful completion of your LPN certificate at South College, you can later apply to advance your education and career in nursing by taking additional coursework in the LPN-to-BSN program offered by our School of Nursing.


Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Certificate

Program Overview

If you’re dedicated, kind, and motivated, and you want to change people’s lives, the South College School of Nursing is here to assist you in your journey to becoming an LPN. Our Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program offers the academic and clinical practice opportunities to help prepare you to meet the demands of today’s healthcare environment. In our LPN classes, you can learn how to collect and organize healthcare data, coordinate with other nurses and healthcare providers to provide patient care, contribute to the care plan, and identify and understand common health problems in patients. Graduates of the Licensed Practical Nurse program are eligible to take the LPN licensure examination (NCLEX-PN).

South College


South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


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