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Riverside, California RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Riverside 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 Riverside?

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.

Top RN Schools Near You

More programs in this area

Riverside Community College
4800 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, California 92506
California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, California 92504
Loma Linda University
11370 Anderson Street
Loma Linda, California 92354
San Bernardino Valley College
701 South Mount Vernon Ave.
San Bernardino, California 92410
California State University
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, California 92407
Chaffey College
5885 Haven Avenue
Alta Loma, California 91737
Western University of Health Sciences
309 E Second St.
Pomona, California 91766
Mt San Jacinto College
28237 La Piedra Rd
Menifee, California 92584
Mt. San Antonio College
1100 N. Grand Avenue
Walnut, California 91789
Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave
Azusa, California 91702
Santa Ana College
1530 W 17th St.
Santa Ana, California 92706
Victor Valley College
18422 Bear Valley Road
Victorville, California 92395
Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, California 92692
University of California - Irvine
Campus Dr. and West Peltason Dr.
Irvine, California 92697
Biola University
13800 Biola Ave.
La Mirada, California 90639
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, California 90601
Cypress College
9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, California 90630
Golden West College
15744 Goldenwest Street
Huntington Beach, California 92647