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Merillville, Indiana RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Merillville 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 Merillville?

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

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.

Merillville, IN RN Programs

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Anderson University
1100 East Fifth Street
Anderson, Indiana 46012
Ivy Technical State College
200 Daniels Way
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Ivy Technical State College
4475 Central Avenue
Columbus, Indiana 47203
Ancilla Domini College
9601 Union Rd.
Donaldson, Indiana 46513
Ivy Technical State College
3501 North 1st Avenue
Evansville, Indiana 47710
University of Evansville
1800 Lincoln Avenue
Evansville, Indiana 47714
Iupu Ft Wayne - Parkview Hospital
10501 Corporate Drive
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46845
Ivy Technical State College
3800 N. Anthony Blvd.
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
University of St. Francis
2701 Spring Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808
Indiana University
3400 Broadway
Gary, Indiana 46408
Ivy Technical State College
1440 East 35th Avenue
Gary, Indiana 46409
Goshen College
1700 South Main Street
Goshen, Indiana 46526
Ivy Technical State College
915 South Zinc Mill Road
Greencastle, Indiana 46135
Purdue University-Calumet
2200 169th Street
Hammond, Indiana 46323
Indiana University-Purdue University
420 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
Ivy Technical State College
50 W Fall Creek Pkwy. N. Dr.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
Marian College
3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46222
University of Indianapolis
1400 East Hanna Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46227
Vincennes University
851 College Ave
Jasper, Indiana 47546
Indiana University
2300 South Washington Street
Kokomo, Indiana 46902