Become a Licensed Practical Nurse

Earn your Practical Nursing Diploma in 1 year
at Herzing University in Birmingham

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Herzing University’s Practical Nursing diploma programs are designed to prepare students to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) and to begin a nursing career. Concepts of disease and wellness will be presented throughout the program and will bridge across the human life span. The student will acquire skills in asepsis, measurement of vital signs, CPR and basic first aid and will understand the concepts of medical asepsis, infection control and universal precautions applicable to all areas of healthcare.

Why Choose
Herzing Birmingham?

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Career-Focused: Our primary goal is to provide students with marketable skills for today’s job opportunities.
Convenient: Classes are scheduled in blocks in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Students can choose to attend class when it’s convenient for them.
Caring: Student surveys consistently show that small class sizes, and individual attention from faculty with industry experience set Herzing University apart from other institutions.


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Also available at this Campus:

  • Madison
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About Herzing Birmingham Campus:

Herzing University in Birmingham is conveniently located in Homewood, near downtown Birmingham and I-65. Herzing University has modern computer labs, electronics labs, lecture rooms, and a library and resource center all dedicated to providing students with the tools necessary to find exciting careers in their fields of study.