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Santa Monica, California RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica?

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.

More programs in this area

Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, California 90405
Mount St Mary's College
12001 Chalon Rd.
Los Angeles, California 90049
University of California, Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90095
Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Van Nuys, California 91401
Los Angeles Southwest College
1600 West Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, California 90047
Los Angeles Pierce College
6201 Winnetka Ave.
Woodland Hills, California 91371
Los Angeles City College
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029
Los Angeles Trade Technical College
400 West Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90015
El Camino College
16007 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance, California 90506
West Coast University
12215 Victory Boulevard
North Hollywood, California 91606
Los Angeles County College of Nursing & Allied Health
1237 North Mission Road
Los Angeles, California 90033
Glendale Community College
1500 North Verdugo Road
Glendale, California 91208
California State University
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, California 90032
Compton Community College
1111 East Artesia Boulevard
Compton, California 90221
East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, California 91754
Los Angeles Harbor College
1111 Figueroa Place
Wilmington, California 90744
Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, California 91106
American University of Health Sciences
1600 East Hill Street, Building #1
Long Beach, California 90755
Long Beach City College
4901 East Carson Street
Long Beach, California 90808
Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, California 90650