Practical Nursing


TCAT Northwest offers three (3) Practical Nursing programs to better suit the needs of potential students.  

  1. Union City Campus—12 month daytime Practical Nursing program that begins in May every year.
  2. Northwest Main Campus—12 month daytime Practical Nursing program that begins in September every year.
  3. Northwest Main Campus—18 month evening Practical Nursing program tailored to working individuals.  Class meets on Monday -  Friday evenings.  Please call 731-627-2511 to see when the next evening program begins.  



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,419.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,713.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nursing Assistant432Certificate
Practical Nurse1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
340 Washington St
Newbern, TN 38059
Covington Branch Campus
1600 U.S. Highway 51 South
Covington, TN 38019
Union City Extension Campus
1419 N. Morgan Street
Union City, TN 38261
Ripley Branch Campus
127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063


Tennessee Board of Nursing – Approved


Amanda Capps, M.S.N.
Vicky Prater, A.S.N.
Tammy Adams, A.S.N.
Christy Bailey, A.S.N.
Bridgette Cobb, B.S.N.
Leticia Harris, B.S.N.

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