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 ProgramExplore Now Other Questions Can I qualify for PMP certification with an MBA? Can I become a medical coder online? Where do computer programmers work? When can I enter the US on my F-1 visa?