Request Info Enroll Now

Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing Programs at Holmes Community College offers three different options – Full Time Day, Part-Time Evening/Weekend, and a Part-time Hybrid.  The Full Time Day option (Attala, Grenada, and Ridgeland) accepts students each August and lasts 3 semesters.  The Full Time Day option (Grenada) begins in January and last 3 consecutive semesters. The Evening/Weekend option (Ridgeland) accepts students every other summer (even years) and spans 5 consecutive semesters. Hybrid (online lectures, in person lab and clinicals and testing) accepts students every other fall (even years) and lasts 5 consecutive semesters. Additional information on these options can be found in the Curriculum section. 

As a requirement of the United States Department of Education (USDE), the following link provides professional licensure requirements for each state:  This link provides requirements for out-of-state nursing programs whose graduates want to test or endorse into another state. 


The Practical Nursing Department provides quality education to prepare its graduates for productive employment in entry-level nursing practice in a variety of healthcare settings in the nine-county areas served by the college.


Goodman/Kosciusko Campus

Career-Technical Counselor
M.R. Thorne Building
(662) 472-9098

Grenada Campus

Career-Technical Counselor
ITC Building
(662) 227-2360

Ridgeland Campus

Career-Technical Counselor
Ridgeland Hall
(601) 605-3355