Nursing Education

Heath Disparities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. National Library of Medicine, says Healthcare Disparities are differences in availability of facilities and services between racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.


Nursing Education Programs

Conditional Approval - The following registered nurse programs/schools have not achieved the required National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) pass rates for two (2) successive years and are on conditional approval: 
  • Bowie State University
  • Morgan State University
  • Prince George’s Community College
  • Washington Adventist University

RN and LPN Only​

 LPN to RN On-Line Programs

The Maryland Board of Nursing has approved the on-line nursing programs below for LPN to RN.  This programs listed below are the ONLY programs permitted by the Board. Successful completion of the programs listed below allows the nurse to apply for licensure by examination or endorse into the state.
Allegany College of Maryland
12401 Willowbrook Road, SE
Cumberland, MD  21502
Call 301-784-5568 
and select Option 2

Indiana State University LPN-BSN 
401 North 4th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47809-1937
toll free 1-888-293-4842, press 2 .

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Scholarship & Financial Aid listings


Apply for an initial LPN or RN license by Exam (NCLEX) 

Apply for licensure by Endorsement for RNs or LPNs already licensed in another state

E-Mail The Board With Questions



updated 06/25/2018