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Practical Nursing

NEXT CLASS BEGINS September 18th, 2024


Enter a career in the health science field!

NEXT CLASS BEGINS September 18th, 2024 (Click Here for more information)

Program Description:

Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of others?  It is time to consider a career as a nurse!  Whether in a hospital setting, doctor’s office or private duty, nurses have moved beyond the role of being the doctor’s assistant.  Today’s nurses are responsible for encouraging the health of individuals and families, and play an essential role in the physical and emotional care of patients.  Become part of this century’s highly respected and sought-after profession.  The opportunities are endless, and McFatter’s Practical Nursing program is the place the start!  Theory, laboratory, simulation, and clinical experiences are integrated into the curriculum providing an opportunity to learn.

Program Information:

Progam NumberTitleLength
PRN0098Practical Nursing Foundation 1300 Hrs.
PRN0099Practical Nursing Foundation 2300 Hrs.
PRN0290Medical Surgical Nursing 1300 Hrs.
PRN0291Medical Surgical Nursing 2300 Hrs.
PRN0690Comprehensive Nursing and Transitional Skills150 Hrs.

Program Cost:

Florida Resident Tuition$3,780
Out of State Tuition$15,120
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees$925
Books / Supplies$1,186
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs$465
Florida Resident Total Cost$6,356
Out of State Total Cost$17,696

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit to apply.


Admissions Requirements:

  • Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or GED®.
  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or to arrange for the TEAS® test ($68 for now, but will increase to $75 on Feb 1, 2024).  Applicants must have a passing score on the TEAS® test to enroll in the program.  We offer TEAS® preparation/remediation courses online and on-campus.  Click here for more information
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for a program specific orientation.

Additional Information:

  • Applicants must complete a physical exam and immunization record, drug screening (approved vendor only), and Level 2 Background Check (approved vendor only).
  • Please note, additional fees associated with medical screenings are non-refundable.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment.
  • Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.
COMPLETION RATE (2021-22)67%
PLACEMENT RATE (2021-22)80%
NCLEX-PN PASS RATE (2022-23)87%


  • National Licensed Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN)

Employment Opportunities

  • Physician Offices
  • Outpatient Care Facilities
  • Home Health Care
  • Nursing Homes
  • Nursing Care Facilities


This program is accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone: 404.975.5000
Fax: 404.975.5020

For information about additional national and program accreditation, contact the institution.


Program Info

Program Length:

1350 Hours / 12 Months

Program Offered:

This program is offered five times per year.

Delivery Method:


Days & Times:


  • Monday – Thursday,
    7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Enroll in our Practical Nursing program today.

To get started with this program, sign up today to attend a program orientation by contacting the Admissions Counselor at: [email protected] or 754.321.5753.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

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