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Amherst, Massachusetts RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Amherst 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 Amherst?

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

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

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University of Massachusetts
300 Massachusetts Avenue
Amherst, Massachusetts 1003
Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave.
Holyoke, Massachusetts 1040
Springfield Technical Community College
1 Armory Square
Springfield, Massachusetts 1102
Our Lady of the Elms College
291 Springfield Street
Chicopee, Massachusetts 1013
Greenfield Community College
One College Drive
Greenfield, Massachusetts 1301
American International College
1000 State Street
Springfield, Massachusetts 1109
Mount Wachusett Community College
444 Green St.
Gardner, Massachusetts 1440
Anna Maria College
50 Sunset Lane
Paxton, Massachusetts 1612
Worcester State College
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 1602
Becker College
61 Sever Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 1609
Quinsigamond Community College
670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 1606
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
19 Foster Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 1608
University of Massachusetts - Worcester
365 Plantation Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 1605
Fitchburg State College
160 Pearl St.
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1420
Berkshire Community College
1350 West Street
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 1201