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Approved Practical Nursing Programs

The Minnesota Board of Nursing has approved the following practical nursing programs for the purpose of meeting the education requirements for licensure as a licensed practical nurse. Approval is the authority granted by the board for a controlling body to offer a program designed to prepare students to meet the nursing education requirements for licensure as a practical, professional or advanced practice registered nurse. 

Accreditation is an external peer review process that evaluates the program's adherence to quality, continuous quality improvement, and program effectiveness set by the nursing profession. Accreditation is issued by a national accrediting agency, which are private, non-profit organizations. To view the current accreditation status of nursing programs, visit the accrediting agency website, as noted below. 

Licensure-preparing Practical Nurse Programs

Alexandria Technical College
Program of Practical Nursing
1601 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308-3799

Anoka Technical College
Practical Nursing Program

1355 West Highway 10
Anoka, MN 55303-1590

Central Lakes College
Practical Nursing Program

501 West College Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401-3900

Dakota County Technical College
Practical Nursing Program

1300 145th Street East
Rosemount, MN 55068-2999

Hennepin Technical College 
Practical Nursing Program
Eden Prairie Campus
13100 College View Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55347-2600
Brooklyn Park Campus
9000 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55455 

Lake Superior College
Practical Nursing Program

2101 Trinity Road
Duluth, MN 55811-3399

Minnesota North College
Practical Nursing Program

Hibbing Campus
1515 East 25th Street
Hibbing, MN 55746
Itasca Campus
1851 Hwy 169E
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Eveleth Campus
1100 Industrial Park Dr
P.O. Box 648
Eveleth, MN 55734
International Falls Campus
1501 Hwy 71
International Falls, MN 56649
Ely Campus
1900 E Camp Street
Ely, MN 55731

Minnesota State College Southeast
Practical Nursing Program
Winona Campus
1250 Homer Road
Winona, MN 55987-1455
Red Wing Campus
308 Pioneer Road
Red Wing, MN 55066-3964

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Practical Nursing Program

Detroit Lakes Campus
900 Highway 34 East
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-2698
Fergus Falls Campus
1414 College Way
Fergus Falls, MN 56537-1000
Moorhead Campus
1900 28th Avenue S.
Moorhead, MN 56560
Wadena Campus
405 Colfax Avenue SW PO Box 566
Wadena, MN 56482

Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Practical Nursing Program
Worthington Campus
1450 Collegeway
Worthington, MN 56187-3024
Pipestone Campus
1314 North Hiawatha Ave
Pipestone, MN 56164

Northland Community and Technical College
Practical Nursing Program

2022 Central Ave NE
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
Thief River Falls Campus
1101 Highway One East
Thief River Falls, MN 56701-2598
Roseau Campus
121 Center St E
Roseau, MN 56751

Northwest Technical College-Bemidji
Practical Nursing Program

905 Grant Avenue SE
Bemidji, MN 56601-4907

Pine Technical and Community College
Practical Nursing Program

900 4th Street SE
Pine City, MN 55063

Rasmussen University Practical Nursing Program- Eagan
3500 Federal Drive
Eagan, MN 55112-1346

Rasmussen University Nursing Program- Mankato 
1400 Madison Avenue 
Mankato, MN 56001

Rasmussen University Nursing Program- Moorhead
1250 29th Avenue S
Moorhead, MN 56560

Rasmussen University Nursing Program- St. Cloud
226 Park Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301-3713

Ridgewater College
Practical Nursing Program

Willmar Campus
2101 15th Avenue NW
Willmar, MN 56201-0797
Hutchinson Campus
2 Century Avenue SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350

Riverland Community College
Practical Nursing Program

1900 Eighth Avenue NW
Austin, MN 55912-1470

Rochester Community and Technical College
Practical Nursing Program
851 30th Avenue SE
Rochester, MN 55904-4999

Saint Paul College
Practical Nursing Program
(Approved with Correction Order)
235 Marshall Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55102-1800

St. Cloud Technical and Community College
Practical Nursing Program

1540 Northway Drive
St. Cloud, MN 56303-1240

South Central College 
Practical Nursing Program
North Mankato Campus
1920 Lee Boulevard
North Mankato, MN 56003-1920
Faribault Campus
1225 Third St SW 55021

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