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 Nursing before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 1/20/2015

Nursing Licenses in MichiganMaster’s Required? Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM)N
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)N
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)N
Nurse Practitioner (NP)N
Registered Nurse (RN)N Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)N

Michigan Nursing Salary Average

Licensed Nursing AssistantLicensed Practice NurseRegistered NurseAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse $26,460$43,270$65,820 >$80,000* *The Salary of an advanced practice nurse in Michigan can vary widely based upon specialization. Learn more about Michigan nursing salary.

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

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!

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.


Michigan

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.

Registered Nurse Specialty Certification- Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Michigan

EducationSuccessful Completion of an Approved Advanced Nursing Program; While a Masters Degree Is Not Explicitly Required, Many National Certifications Will Require a Masters Degree and Many Advanced Nursing Programs Will Yield a Masters Degree ExaminationVaries for Different Certifications Fees$52 Application Fee, Certification Examination Fee (Varies for Different Certifications) ExperienceVaries for Different Certifications Certification RequiredNational Certification as a Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, or Nurse Midwife RenewalRenewal fee of $28 per renewal period required. Additional InformationAn Active Registered Nurse License Is Required for Application
 

Registered Nurse (RN) in Michigan

EducationCompletion of an Approved Registered Nurse Program ExaminationNCLEX-RN Fees$54 Application Fee, $200 Application Fee, $62.75 Fingerprinting Fee ExperienceNone RenewalRenewal fee is $60. Additional InformationNone EndorsementIndividuals with Equivalent Licensure in Another State May Apply for Licensure through Endorsement, Subject to a $54 Application Fee and a $62.75 Fingerprinting Fee.
 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Michigan

EducationCompletion of an Approved Licensed Practical Nurse Program ExaminationNCLEX-PN Fees$54 Application Fee, $200 Application Fee, $62.75 Fingerprinting Fee, $54 Exam Fee, ExperienceNone RenewalRenewal fee is $60. Additional InformationNone EndorsementIndividuals with Equivalent Licensure in Another State May Apply for Licensure through Endorsement, Subject to a $54 Application Fee and a $62.75 Fingerprinting Fee