LPN Programs in Kentucky

Practical nursing programs in Kentucky prepare students to function in the rapidly growing and evolving nursing field. Students take courses in nursing science and related areas such as anatomy and medical terminology. Nursing skills are gained in class as well as through hand on experience during clinical experience preceptorships at local hospitals and related health care facilities. The practical nursing education provides a foundation for nursing and graduates are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN national licensure exam.

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LPNs in Kentucky work under the supervision of a licensed health care provider such as a registered nurse or physician. LPNs are in direct patient contact and provide various aspects of patient care within the LPN scope of practice. They work in Alzheimer’s units, hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities throughout the state of Kentucky.

According to the Workforce Kentucky website, LPNs in Kentucky earn a median annual salary of $36,294. Employment opportunities for LPNs in Kentucky are projected to increase 11.7%. The increasingly complex field of health care and the expanding population of elderly patients that need direct patient care will drive this demand. LPNs often pursue associate’s or bachelor’s degrees in nursing and in doing so can transfer some of the course credits from a practical nursing program toward their nursing degree. Find LPN programs in Kentucky approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.

Ashland Community and Technical College
4818 Roberts Drive
Ashland, KY 41102
PH: 606-326-2462
ATA Career College
10180 Linn Station Road, Suite A-200
Louisville KY 40223
Beckfield College
16 Spiral Drive
Florence KY 41042
Big Sandy Community nd Technical College
513 Third Street
Paintsville, KY 41240
PH: 606-788-2821
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
164 Opportunity Way
Lexington, KY 40511-2623
PH: 859-246-6731
Bluegrass Community and Tech. College
59 Corporate Drive
Danville, KY 40422
PH: 859-246-6868
Bluegrass Community and Tech College
661 Tapp Road
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
PH: 859-246-6882
Bowling Green Tech College
129 State Avenue
Glasgow, KY 42141
PH: 270-651-5673
Bowling Green Tech College
1845 Loop Drive, Bldg. J.
Bowling Green KY 42101
PH: 270-901-1201
Brown Mackie College – Louisville
3605 Fern Valley Road
Louisville KY 40219
PH: 502-968-7191
Brown Mackie College – Northern Kentucky
309 Buttermilk Pike
Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017
Elizabethtown Community and Tech College
620 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
PH: 270-769-2371, Ext. 68646
Galen College of Nursing
1031 Zorn Avenue
Louisville KY 40207
PH: 502-410-6200
Gateway Community and Tech Colege
790 Thomas More Parkway
Edgewood, KY 41017
PH: 859-442-4150
Hazard Community and Tech College
101 Vo-Tech Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
PH: 606-487-3289
Henderson Community College
2660 South Green Street
Henderson, KY 42420-4699
PH: 270-831-9726
Hopkinsville Community College
North Drive, P. O. Box 2100
Hopkinsville, KY 42240-2100
PH: 270- 707-3840
Jefferson Community and Tech College
800 W. Chestnut St., Bldg. A, Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40203
PH: 502-213-4232
Madisonville Community College
MCC Health Campus, 750 North Laffoon Street
Madisonville, KY 42431
PH: 270-824-7552
Maysville Community and Tech College
1755 US 68
Maysville, KY 41056
PH: 606-759-7141, Ext, 6231
Maysville Community and Technical College
319 Webster Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 41031
PH: 859-234-8626, Ext, 66338
Maysville Community and Tech College
640 Woodford Drive
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
PH: 859-398-5959
Maysville Community and Tech College
609 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
PH: 606-783-1538, Ext. 66338
Owensboro Community College
4800 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
PH: 270- 686-4549
Somerset Community College
Clinton Center, 1001 West Hwy. 90, Rt. 4 Box 428 C
Albany, KY 42602
PH: 606-451-6813
Somerset Community College
235 South Laurel Road
London, KY 40744
PH: 606-451-6813
Southeast Kentucky Community College
700 College Street
Cumberland, KY 40823
PH: 606-589-3096
Spencerian College
4627 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40216
West Kentucky Community and Tech College
4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42001
PH: 270- 534-3460

(Source: Kentucky Board of Nursing)

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