Potential employers may prefer a candidate with experience as a CNA, but it’s not necessarily a requirement for getting a job as an LPN (same goes for going from CNA to RN). There is no prerequisite to be a CNA before enrolling in the Herzing University LPN program. Learn More About Our LPN Program Explore Now Other Questions Are radiologic technologists in demand? Can I get a PMP certification with a bachelor’s degree? How can I go from FNP to psychiatric nurse practitioner? What is the difference between computer science and programming?