Practical Nursing

Discover your path to a fulfilling career in healthcare with our Practical Nursing program. In just 11 months, you can embark on an exciting journey to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Our program takes place in a cutting-edge classroom, lab, and simulation setting, where you will experience the latest advancements in the field, preparing you for success in the healthcare industry. We have a strong network of hospital partnerships, giving you the incredible opportunity to learn from experienced professionals in a real-world hospital environment.

The Practical Nursing program is pending approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing, Council on Occupational Education, and Ohio Department of Higher Education.

Why Our Nursing Program Is Right For You

  • Complete the program in 11 months

  • Monday - Thursday schedule with the occasional Friday (no evenings or weekends)

  • No pre-requisite courses required

  • Cutting-edge classroom, lab, and simulation center

  • Affordable tuition

  • Financial aid for those who qualify

  • Scholarships available

Start Your Journey to a Nursing Career Today

We designed our Practical Nursing program with the goal to prepare you for a successful career in nursing. Combining classroom teaching with hands-on skills and simulation exercises, our nursing program prepares you for the real world healthcare setting.

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Complete the Program in 11 Months

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Hands-On Experience in Simulation and Clinical Settings

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NCLEX Exam Preparation From Day 1

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Personalized Support

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Financial Aid

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Extended Payment Plans

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Easy Enrollment

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Expert and Dedicated Faculty

Nursing Program Curriculum

NCLEX Exam Prep

At Polaris Career Center, we understand the importance of success on the NCLEX exam. That is why our nursing program is designed to start preparing you for the NCLEX exam from Day 1. We are committed to ensuring that our students have the best possible opportunity for success after graduation.

  • NCLEX exam classes in each term

  • Virtual practice exams

  • Exam strategies and tips from instructors

  • Comprehensive review course at end of program

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Frequently Asked Questions

Meet the Team

Nursing Program Administrator

Michael Johnson, PhD, RN, PMH-BC, CNE, FAAN

Phone: 440-891-7682

Dr. Johnson boasts a diverse background in academia and clinical practice. He has worked as an administrator and faculty at Cleveland State University, Nevada State University, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He earned his PhD in Nursing Science from Medical University of South Carolina.

His extensive research and expertise focus on health disparities and inequities, resulting in over 20 research articles and textbook chapters and 40 conference presentations. He has a broad clinical history spanning pediatrics, pediatric critical care, psychiatric mental health, and corrections/jail nursing. Dr. Johnson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse, and Certified Nurse Educator.

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