Reid State Technical College

Health Careers and Human Services Division

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public


LPN Program

The LPN program provided by Reid State Technical College is structured to meet the demands of both full-time and part-time students. For the full time day program, the course duration is three semesters while the part time students take four semesters. The diploma program has the approval of the Alabama Board of Nursing. Students, who complete the program satisfactorily, become eligible to seat at NCLEX PN exam.

The program is offered at two sites. The main campus in Evergreen and an off campus site located in Atmore. In both campuses part time and full time classes are offred. The curriculum is also the same.

The aim of the practical nursing program is to impart requisite technical skills and knowledge to students to enable them gain employment as entry level licensed practical nurses.


To enable RSTC produce graduates who are competent academically and professionally, the course structure has the following to offer.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Lifespan
  • Pathophysiology
  • Technology
  • Teaching/Learning
  • Legal/Ethical
  • Roles of the Nurse


For full time students, enrolment is usually during fall and spring semesters during the first term while part time students can enrol in any semeter. Applicants are also subject to criminal background check and drug screening. Applying students must have completed the TEAS-V (The Test of Essential Academic Skills). The exams results are used to determine the cut off criteria for college admission.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Practical Nursing Certificate
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 92.77%
Average number of students tested annually: 33
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Program started in 1966
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Reid State Technical College as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 26 96.2 90.26
2011 39 82.1 88.43
2010 32 100 85.21
2009 51 88.2 89.47