Michigan Nursing License
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 Nursing before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 1/20/2015
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)Y
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)Y
Nurse Practitioner (NP)Y
Registered Nurse (RN)N Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)N
Michigan Nursing Salary Average
Learn about financial aid options for nurses on our nursing scholarships and grants page.
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!
Compact State Status
Michigan is not a Nursing Licensure Compact State.
Prescriptive Authority in Michigan
Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse Midwives may apply for prescriptive authority for Schedule III-V controlled substances in collaboration with a physician. Authority to prescribe a 7 day post discharge supply of Schedule II controlled substances within a hospital, surgicenter, oncology practice, or hospice is also allowed.
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.