Michigan Nursing License

Michigan Nursing

Important Note: Nursing licensure and practice requirements are subject to change. Nursing License Map makes its best effort to keep content accurate; however, the official source is the State Board of Nursing. Make sure to confirm licensing requirements with the Michigan State Board of Nursingbefore applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 9/6/2013

Michigan Nursing Salary Average

Licensed Nursing AssistantLicensed Practice NurseRegistered NurseAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse $25,820$42,540$64,100 >$80,000* *The Salary of an advanced practice nurse in Michigan can vary widely based upon specialization. Learn more about Michigan nursing salary.

Michigan Nursing Scholarships

Below, find opportunities for nursing scholarships in Michigan. Click on the nursing scholarship’s name to learn more. For additional nursing financial aid options take a look at our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Nursing Scholarships in MichiganScholarship AmountMichigan State Loan Repayment Program$15,000/year Providers must be willing to provide full-time health care services in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) at a not-for-profit health clinic for two or more years. Employers must be willing to contribute 50% of the amount of their providers’ loan repayment contracts. Employer contributions are used as required non-federal match for federal funds.

Learn about more financial aid options for nurses on our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Is Michigan a Nursing Licensure Compact State?No
Nursing License

There are many paths to become a nurse in Michigan. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.

In addition to nursing salaries in Michigan, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Michigan nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current. If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Michigan, please let us know!

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License renewal for all Michigan nurses is every two years. Education requirements include completion of no less than 25 continuing education units (CEUs) per renewal period. The continuing education requirements may also be through the completion of specialty certifications or recertification. At least one CEU must be included covering the topic of pain and pain management.