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Maryland Board of Nursing 
Mary Kay Goetter, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Executive Director
Nancy D. Adams, MBA, RN, President

MARYLAND BOARD OF NURSING
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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21215-2254
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NCLEX-PN

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

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:

  1. Maryland Board of Nursing Licensure by Exam

  2. Criminal History Record Check

  3. Declaration of Primary State of Residence

  4. NCLEX Candidate Bulletin (Pearson Vue)

 

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