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Fairfield, Connecticut RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Fairfield 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 Fairfield?

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

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.

On-Campus & Online RN Schools

More programs in this area

Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, Connecticut 6824
Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut 6825
St Vincent's College
2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut 6606
Bridgeport Hospital
267 Grant Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut 6610
Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, Connecticut 6854
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Danbury, Connecticut 6810
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, Connecticut 6515
Yale University
500 College Street
New Haven, Connecticut 6511
Quinnipiac University
275 Mount Carmel Ave.
Hamden, Connecticut 6518
Gateway Community College
88 Bassett Road
North Haven, Connecticut 6473
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, Connecticut 6708