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Cocoa, Florida RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Cocoa 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 Cocoa?

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

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

Brevard Community College
1519 Clearlake Road
Cocoa, Florida 32922
Keiser University
900 South Babcock Street
Melbourne, Florida 32901
Brevard Community College
250 Community College Pkwy.
Palm Bay, Florida 32909
University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, Florida 32816
Herzing College
1595 South Semoran Boulevard #1501
Winter Park, Florida 32792
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
671 Winyah Drive
Orlando, Florida 32803
Seminole State College
100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford, Florida 32773