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Practical Nursing


  • 15-Month Associates Degree Program
  • No entrance exam
  • No waiting list

Class Times

  • Day Class Times
  • A portion of this program is offered online
  • Laptops are available to students


Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX_PN) Approval by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN)

Practical Nursing in Louisville, KY

Our Practical Nursing Program in Louisville, Kentucky is specifically designed to offer students the flexibility of online classes while still focusing on the benefit of hands-on training in our on-campus labs.

ATA’s Practical Nursing Program offers an accelerated track to your new nursing career!

The 15-month Practical Nursing Program (LPN) is taught by experienced and qualified nursing faculty. Students will receive training in a classroom setting, modern on-site laboratories, and also gain offsite clinical experience!

This program includes a wide variety of NCLEX preparation assessments to help students gain critical thinking skills and the comprehensive nursing knowledge needed to be successful in the healthcare field!

Upon successful completion of the Practical Nursing Program and clinical practicum, graduates are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

The ATA College, Practical/Vocational Nursing and Associate Degree in Nursing programs, are pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2487. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA ( no later than April 24th, 2024.


Sample Courses

  • NPN 100 Introduction to Practical Nursing (6 credits)
  • NPN 120 Medical Surgical Nursing 1 (6 credits)
  • NPN 141 Maternal/Newborn Nursing (4 credits)

Career Choices

  • Hospitals
  • Skilled Care Units
  • Assisted Living Centers
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Medical Offices
  • Medical/Surgical Clinics
  • Home Health

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Standard Occupations Classification (SOC)

More information about careers and occupations can be found at O*NET, the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Use the link below to learn more about Occupational Associates Degree Pre-Licensure Practical Nursing.

Career Services

Upon completion of the Practical Nursing program, our Career Services team will work with Graduates to assist with career placement! Contact Us today to get started.

Find A Campus

Practical Nursing is offered at the following ATA Campuses:

ATA College - Louisville, KY Campus

Louisville, KY Campus

ATA College - Spring Hill, FL Campus

Spring Hill, FL Campus

ATA College - Cincinnati, OH Campus

Cincinnati, OH Campus

ATA College - Tulsa, OK Campus

Tulsa, OK Campus

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