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 program below for LPN to RN.  This program is the ONLY  program permitted by the Board. Successful completion of the program listed below allows the nurse to apply for licensure by examination or endorse into the state.
Indiana State University LPN-BSN 
Terre Haute, Indiana
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 11/17/2017