Milwaukee RN Programs - Wisconsin

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Milwaukee RN Programs?

RN Programs (both campus-based & online RN Programs) are medical training programs offered by universities, vocational or technical schools, and community or junior colleges. Some hospitals even offer registered nursing training as an RN diploma.

How do I become an licensed RN?

Each state sets its own RN requirements. In order to earn your RN license, you must pass the NCLEX® examination. The NCLEX® is a comprehensive nursing exam that can only be taken by graduates of a nursing program approved by your state's board of nursing.

Do I need to complete an LPN program before I go to college to get an RN Degree?

No you don't need to complete LPN training before you can get your RN license. An accredited RN Associate Degree program takes 2 years. You can earn your RN Diploma in 3 years. (BSN - 4 years, RN to BSN can be 2-3 years)

Free Nursing School in Milwaukee?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in Wisconsin. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in Wisconsin. They might not make your RN degree free but it can at least be more affordable.

Contact one of the accredited nursing schools listed here to get information about the financial aid you qualify for. Find out more about online nursing schools in Wisconsin.

RN Job Description

Registered nurses (RNs), regardless of specialty or work setting, treat patients, educate patients and the public about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients' family members. RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation.

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Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
1400 E. Washington Avenue, RM 173
Madison, WI 53708
Phone: (608) 266-0145
Fax: (608) 261-7083

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Wisconsin Cities with RN Schools

Schools with RN Programs Accepting Students in Milwaukee

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Other Milwaukee Nursing Schools w/ RN Training

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Bryant & Stratton College
310 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Cardinal Stritch College
6801 N. Yates Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Milwaukee Area Technical College
700 West State Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Alverno College
3400 South 43rd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53234
Columbia College - Mount Mary College
2900 North Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53222
Milwaukee School of Engineering
1025 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Marquette University
1250 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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