Practical Nursing

Diploma Program - Hybrid (Online & On-Campus)

This program is offered at the Maumee Campus Only.

Practical Nursing

The mission of the Practical Nursing Program (PN Program) at Stautzenberger College is to provide a quality education to students with a passion for helping people. The philosophy and conceptual framework of the PN program, with an emphasis on ethics and respect for the medical profession, will train students to provide a valuable service to the community, while guiding student advancement through practical application, clinical skills, critical thinking and continued learning.

  • Perform all nursing functions within safe, legal and ethical parameters.
  • Learn clinical judgement.
  • Achieve a precision level in biological, physical, psychosocial and nursing sciences.
  • Judgment and skill to safely and accurately administer medication.
  • Qualify to take Licensure Examination.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs in the US for Licensed Practical Nurses is expected to increase by 7% between 2018 and 2028.1

Course Details

  • Delivery Method: Hybrid
  • Program Length: 14 months
  • Credits: 76.5

Career Options

  • Hospitals
  • Physician Offices
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Nursing Homes
  • Clinics

A.A.S. Degree

After you complete the Practical Nursing Diploma Program, you could continue with our online, 7-month Healthcare Administration Associate Degree completion program. That's only 21 months total to get an associate degree.


What You Will Learn

  • Studies in anatomy, pharmacology and nutrition.
  • Course work in clinical skills, critical thinking, medical ethics and nursing care.
  • How to create a safe environment for patients, family and the community.


The Stautzenberger College Difference

Stautzenberger College is a career-focused college that provides students with hands-on training and real-world experience in their chosen fields. Stautzenberger College stands out for its commitment to providing students with practical education that prepares them for success in the workforce.

  • Programs: Stautzenberger College offers a wide variety of programs in healthcare, business, technology, and skilled trades. These programs are designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their chosen careers.
  • Small Class Sizes: With small class sizes, students get personalized attention from instructors, which helps them better understand the material and apply it to real-world situations.
  • Multiple Schedule Options: Offering on-campus, hybrid and completely online diploma and degree programs that provide more flexibility to fit your life-style.
  • Experienced Faculty: Stautzenberger College instructors are experienced professionals in their respective fields, providing students with real-world insights and connections.
  • Hands-on Training: Stautzenberger College provides hands-on training in labs and clinical settings, allowing students to apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world situations.
  • Career Services: Stautzenberger College has a dedicated career services team that provides students with job placement assistance, resume writing help, and interview preparation.
  • Accreditation: Stautzenberger College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), ensuring that its programs meet high standards of quality and that its graduates are well-prepared for their careers.

Why Choose Stautzenberger

  • On-Campus & Online Options
  • 20+ Career-Focused Programs
  • Hands-On & Real World Training
  • Inclusive Small Class Sizes
  • Caring Instructors
  • Student-Centered Experience
  • Tutoring & Personalized Support
  • Financial Aid for Those Who Qualify
  • Externship Opportunities
  • Career Placement Assistance

"I knew since childhood that I wanted to be a nurse, and I decided to pursue that passion. After enrolling in Stautzenberger College's practical nursing program, I studied diligently and completed the program and am now loving my new career."

Ashley King

2021 Graduate, Practical Nursing