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Merrillville, Indiana RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Merrillville 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 Merrillville?

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.

Merrillville, IN RN Programs

More programs in this area

Brown Mackie College
1000 East 80th Place, Suite 205M
Merrillville, Indiana 46410
Indiana University
3400 Broadway
Gary, Indiana 46408
Ivy Technical State College
1440 East 35th Avenue
Gary, Indiana 46409
Purdue University-Calumet
2200 169th Street
Hammond, Indiana 46323
Valparaiso University
1100 Campus Drive South
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
Ivy Technical State College
3100 Ivy Tech Drive
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
Purdue University
1401 S. U.S. 421
Westville, Indiana 46391