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Irvine, California RN Programs

Get your RN degree in Irvine, CA - online & campus-based options available.
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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Irvine RN Programs?

RN programs (both campus-based & online RN courses) 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 Irvine?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in California. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in California. 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 California.

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.

Irvine, CA RN Programs

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Santa Ana College
1530 W 17th St.
Santa Ana, California
92706
University of California - Irvine
Campus Dr. and West Peltason Dr.
Irvine, California
92697
Golden West College
15744 Goldenwest Street
Huntington Beach, California
92647
Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, California
92692
Cypress College
9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, California
90630
Biola University
13800 Biola Ave.
La Mirada, California
90639
California State University at Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, California
90840
Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, California
90650
Mt. San Antonio College
1100 N. Grand Avenue
Walnut, California
91789
Long Beach City College
4901 East Carson Street
Long Beach, California
90808
Western University of Health Sciences
309 E Second St.
Pomona, California
91766
American University of Health Sciences
1600 East Hill Street, Building #1
Long Beach, California
90755
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, California
92504
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, California
90601
Compton Community College
1111 East Artesia Boulevard
Compton, California
90221
Riverside Community College
4800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, California
92506
Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave
Azusa, California
91702
Los Angeles Harbor College
1111 Figueroa Place
Wilmington, California
90744
East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, California
91754
Chaffey College
5885 Haven Avenue
Alta Loma, California
91737