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St Petersburg, Florida RN Programs

Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer St Petersburg 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 St Petersburg?

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.

St Petersburg, FL RN Programs

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South Florida Community College
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, Florida
33825
Palm Beach Community College - Belle Glade
1977 College Drive
Belle Glade, Florida
33430
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, Florida
33431
State College of Florida
5840 26th St. W.
Bradenton, Florida
34207
Pasco Hernando Community College
11415 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Brooksville, Florida
34601
Brevard Community College
1519 Clearlake Road
Cocoa, Florida
32922
University of Miami
5030 Brunson Drive
Miami, Florida
33146
Bethune - Cookman College
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard
Daytona Beach, Florida
32114
Daytona State College
1200 West International Speedway Boulevard
Daytona Beach, Florida
32114
Edison State College
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, Florida
33906
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd
Fort Myers, Florida
33965
Broward Community College
111 East Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33301
City College
2000 W. Commercial Boulevard, Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33309
Keiser University
1500 NW 49th St
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33309
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
33314
Indian River Community College
3209 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, Florida
34981
Santa Fe College
3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, Florida
32606
University of Florida
201 Criser Hall
Gainesville, Florida
32611
Florida State College
501 West State Street
Jacksonville, Florida
32202
Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, Florida
32211