Practical Nursing


The Practical Nursing Program at Reid State Technical College at the Evergreen Campus and Reid State Technical College/Lurleen B. Wallace Community College Greenville Campus located in Evergreen, Alabama, and Greenville, Alabama is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Practical Nursing Program is initial accreditation.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326Phone: (404) 975-5000


Practical Nursing


Thank you for your interest in our heath careers' programs. We are proud of our accomplishments in our Health Careers' Division and look forward to helping you achieve your desired goals. We offer several options in course sequencing to help you be successful. Please feel free to look at the contents of our website and contact Karen Barnes with any questions you might have.


Karen Barnes, MSN, RN (Evergreen)

Practical Nursing


Phone: 251-578-1313 Ext.145

Fall 2024 Program Admission

All items below must be completed by June 10, 2024 in order to be considered for the Practical Nursing Program:

  • Submit an RSTC General Admissions Application (RSTC General Admissions Application). 
  • Submit an RSTC Practical Nursing Admissions Application.
  • Submit transcripts (high school and college, if applicable) to the Admissions Office. 
  • Take TEAS exam (visit the RSTC Testing page for registration information). 
  • Be eligible for English 100 and Math 100. (Eligibility is determined by the score on your ACT assessment or ACCUPLACER score). 
  • Have a cumulative high school or College GPA of 2.5 AND if the student has attended RSTC previously they must have a cumulative RSTC GPA of 2.0.  

(All Prospective Nursing Students MUST complete the Nursing Application in addition to the RSTC online application)

Please save the Nursing Application to your computer. Open the application using Adobe Reader, complete the application and save to your computer. E-mail the completed application to A free version of Adobe Reader can be downloaded here:

Program Mission

The mission of the Reid State Technical College Practical Nursing Program is to provide quality nursing education that will empower students from diverse backgrounds to become lifelong learners, committed to meeting the complex healthcare needs of individuals, their families, and the community within an ever-changing healthcare system.  
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Campus Locations

Main Campus
PO Box 588
100 Hwy 83
Evergreen, AL 36401
PH: 251-578-1313


Reid State Technical College        Practical Nursing at Lurleen B. Wallace
Community College Instructional Service Center
750 Greenville Bypass
Greenville, AL 36037
PH: 334-382-2133