Practical Nurse

Practical Nurse

The purpose of the Practical Nurse (PN) program at Davis Technical College is to prepare the graduate to function at the first educational level of nursing, the Licensed Practical Nurse, in a multitude of healthcare settings. Graduates will also be prepared to directly move into the next educational level of nursing: the Associate Degree. Classroom theory is provided concurrently with a variety of clinical practice situations. 

The Practical Nurse program at Davis Tech is accredited through the ACEN, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. Information regarding accreditation can be obtained at:

ACEN, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326

Have questions? Contact the Pre-Admissions Advisor at 801-593-2341 or to find out more about getting started in the Davis Tech's Practical Nurse program.

ACEN Student Outcomes for Academic Year 2017-2018

  • Licensure examination pass rate for all first-time test takers: 97.7%
  • Program completion rate: 94%
  • Job placement rate: 100%

Cost Summary


Adult College Admission Fee




Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Program Length
900 hours (10 months)
Main Campus

Application Dates:

Open Dates

Close Dates

Class Starts:

January 08, 2020

February 19, 2020

July 01, 2020

May 06, 2020

June 17, 2020

October 06, 2020

Pell Grants
Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Industry Certifications
The Davis Tech Practical Nurse program provides students with the necessary skills to begin employment in their selected field. Students who complete their program will be prepared to take the tests for the following certifications:
Licensed Practical Nurse
Placement Rates

NOTE: Placement data is represented as reported to the Council on Occupational Education in the most recent annual report.

Licensure Rates
Utah Wages
Low Median High
$15.03 $22.35 $31.13
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
High School
  1. Review the program Admissions Requirements and Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Complete and submit the Practical Nurse Program Application during the following application dates:
    • January 08, 2020 - February 19, 2020 (Class begins: July 01, 2020)
    • May 06, 2020 - June 17, 2020 (Class begins: October 06, 2020)
  3. If you are accepted into the Practical Nurse program, complete the Davis Tech Admissions Application
  4. Pay the $45.00 fee to the cashier in Student Services
  5. Review post-admission requirements and bring an official transcript to The Davis Tech Nursing Office of classes completed.