The graduate is prepared to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). Licensing of the practical nurse is regulated by the Mississippi Board of Nursing. The program is accredited by the Mississippi Community College Board, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211. Phone 601.432.6518.
The two options that are available are the Generic Option which is offered in August and January on the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center, in August on the Vicksburg Campus, and in January on the Rankin Campus and the Part-time Night and Weekend option which is offered on the Jackson Campus-Nursing/Allied Health Center beginning each summer.