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To be eligible for the NCLEX-PN examination you must:
  1.  Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  2. Complete satisfactorily and meet all requirements for a diploma from:

a. A practical nursing education program approved by the Board; or
b. A practical nursing education program in any other state that the Board finds substantially equivalent to the program in this State; or
c. A registered nursing education program approved by the Board or that the Board finds substantially equivalent to the registered nurse program in this state.
3. Complete the following separate applications:
a. Maryland Board of Nursing Licensure by Exam - Apply On-line
b.Criminal History Record Check
c.Declaration of Primary State of Residence
d. NCLEX Candidate Bulletin (Pearson Vue) 

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