Practical Nurse

Practical Nurse program

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 2016-2017

  • Licensure examination pass rate for all first-time test takers: 98.86%
  • Program completion rate: 98%
  • 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 02, 2019

February 13, 2020

July 02, 2019

May 01, 2019

June 15, 2019

October 08, 2019

September 04, 2019

October 16, 2019

February 13, 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
$14.17 $21.61 $30.15
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 02, 2019 - February 13, 2020 (Class begins: July 02, 2019)
    • May 01, 2019 - June 15, 2019 (Class begins: October 08, 2019)
    • September 04, 2019 - October 16, 2019 (Class begins: February 13, 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.