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Whittier, California RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Whittier 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 Whittier?

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

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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, California 90601
Biola University
13800 Biola Ave.
La Mirada, California 90639
East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, California 91754
Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd.
Norwalk, California 90650
California State University
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, California 90032
Los Angeles County College of Nursing & Allied Health
1237 North Mission Road
Los Angeles, California 90033
Pasadena City College
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, California 91106
Mt. San Antonio College
1100 N. Grand Avenue
Walnut, California 91789
Cypress College
9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, California 90630
Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave
Azusa, California 91702
Long Beach City College
4901 East Carson Street
Long Beach, California 90808
Compton Community College
1111 East Artesia Boulevard
Compton, California 90221
Los Angeles Trade Technical College
400 West Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90015
California State University at Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90840
American University of Health Sciences
1600 East Hill Street, Building #1
Long Beach, California 90755
Los Angeles City College
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029
Glendale Community College
1500 North Verdugo Road
Glendale, California 91208
Los Angeles Southwest College
1600 West Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, California 90047
Western University of Health Sciences
309 E Second St.
Pomona, California 91766
El Camino College
16007 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance, California 90506