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Nursing Exams By State

There are more nursing positions and nurse jobs available everyday as more nurses either are specializing in a certain area of nursing or they retire. The requirements for getting a degree in nursing and obtaining a nursing license to begin your nursing career varies from state to state. Select the state you are interested in and learn more about the requirements for their nursing programs.

Alabama

Alabama Board of Nursing

List of nursing school exam requirements as well as endorsement, license verification, advance practice application and frequently asked questions provided by the state of Alabama.

Alaska

Alaska Board of Nursing

List of nursing school exam requirements as well as endorsement, license verification, advance practice application and frequently asked questions provided by the state of Alaska.

Arizona

Arizona Board of Nursing

List of nursing school exam requirements as well as endorsement, license verification, advance practice application and frequently asked questions provided by the state of Arizona.

Arkansas

Arkansas Board of Nursing

List of nursing school exam requirements as well as endorsement, license verification, advance practice application and frequently asked questions provided by the state of Arkansas.

California

California Board of Registered Nursing

Steps to become a California Registered Nurse including courses to take while still in high school.

Colorado

Colorado Board of Nursing

Licensing and renewals, applications and forms, rules, regulations and policies.

Connecticut

State of Connecticut Department of Health

Licensing information and continuing education requirements.

Delaware

State of Delaware Board of Nursing

Licensing requirements and additional information.

Florida

Florida Department of Health

Health Professionals page with information on licensing and regulations.

Georgia

State of Georgia Official Website

Education requirements for becoming an LPN in the state of Georgia.

Hawaii

State of Hawaii-Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs-Professional and Vocational Licensing

Contact information for applications, licensing requirements and licensing maintenance requirements.

Idaho

State of Idaho Board of Nursing

Online renewals, continuing education criteria, application process and additional information.

Illinois
Division of Professional Regulation

Various links and information for all nursing professionals including license regulations, applications and continuing education requirements.

Indiana

IN.gov

Indiana official website continuing education requirements for nurses.

Iowa
Iowa Board of Nursing

The basic requirements for continuing education.

Kansas
Kansas Board of Nursing

Information on applications, licensing and continuing education.

Kentucky

Kentucky Board of Nursing

Licensing information, education and links to additional information.

Louisiana
Louisiana State Board of Nursing

Information and services for licensing requirements, continuing education, application processing.

Maine
Maine.gov

Maine State Board of Nursing official page for licensing, education and additional information such as laws and rules and online renewal.

Maryland

Maryland Board of Nursing

Online certification, licensure, continuing education requirements and assorted links to additional nursing information.

Massachusetts

State of Massachusetts Health and Human Services

Official website for all nursing information for licensure, education, online services, statutes, rules and regulations, nursing practice and continuing education.

Michigan

Michigan Board of Nursing

Nurse licensing forms and applications and licensing information.

Minnesota

Minnesota Board of Nursing

Online services, licensure, practice, education and rules and regulations.

Mississippi

Mississippi Board of Nursing

Applications, schools, exams and rules and regulations.

Missouri
Missouri Board of Nursing

Information on exam requirements, exam test centers, online services, education information and forms.

Montana

Montana Board of Nursing

License information, regulations, forms, services/links and education.

Nebraska
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse exam information with additional links to licensure information

Nevada
Nevada State Board of Nursing

Nevada State Board of Nursing official website for nursing exams and continuing education requirements.

New Hampshire
The New Hampshire Board of Nursing

Educational requirements, forms and applications, continuing educations and links to additional information.

New Jersey
State of New Jersey Board of Nursing

License and exam information and assorted links to additional information.

New Mexico
New Mexico Board of Nursing

Exam information, continuing education, rates and links to additional information.

New York
NYSED.gov

License requirements, application forms, and NYS nursing programs.

North Carolina
NC Board of Nursing

Continuing education and exam information with links to additional information.

North Dakota
North Dakota Board of Nursing

Rules and regulations, forms, education, licensure information and links to additional information.

Ohio
Ohio Board of Nursing

Continuing education, education programs, licensure and renewal information.

Oklahoma
Oklahoma Board of Nursing

Forms and applications, education, and guidelines, assorted quick links.

Oregon
Oregon.gov

RN/LPN licensure information, administrative rules and employment opportunities.

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of State

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing Licensure information with links to continuing education, forms, exam information, renewal information and board approved programs.

Rhode Island
State of Rhode Island Department of Health

Information for nurses including how to get a nursing license, continuing education requirements and various links to additional information.

South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Application/forms, licensure, education, and laws and policies and links to additional information.

South Dakota
South Dakota Board of Nursing

Licensure and renewal and various quick links to additional information.

Tennessee
TN.gov Department of Health

Licensure and education information, applications, publications and additional information and links to various articles.

Texas
Texas Board of Nursing

Verification and licensing, education and laws and rules, online services.

Utah
Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Online services, applications and forms and statutes and rules, online services.

Vermont
Vermont Office of Professional Regulation - State Board of Nursing

License information and forms, professional information and education, links to additional information.

Virginia
Virginia Board of Nursing

Forms and applications, laws and regulations and education programs, links for additional information.

Washington
Washington State Department of Health

Licensing, certification, and registration

West Virginia
West Virginia RN Board

Continuing education, schools of nursing, licensing and forms.

Wisconsin
State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing

Licensing requirements, applications and education requirements.

Wyoming

Wyoming State Board of Nursing

Statutes and rules, applications and forms, and education requirements.