Practical Nursing Certificate
This program prepares students to provide safe and effective nursing care and become a practical nurse capable of providing care for groups of clients with multiple health needs as defined by the role of the practical nurse.
Students will be able to deliver safe and effective nursing care that conforms to the highest legal and ethical standards as prescribed by the Virginia Board of Nursing.
Degree Planner (printable PDF)
View other degree options in health sciences.
This major is eligible for G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.
Students completing the program will be eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-PN examination leading to licensure as a practical nurse.
Discover your interests and explore career options with our career coach.
Dr. Aundrea McNeil
Practical Nurse Coordinator
Division of Nursing and Allied Health
Department of Nursing