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Dorchester, Massachusetts RN Programs

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Dorchester 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 Dorchester?

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.

More programs in this area

University of Massachusetts
300 Massachusetts Avenue
Amherst, Massachusetts 1003
Endicott College
376 Hale Street
Beverly, Massachusetts 1915
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, Massachusetts 2114
MGH Institute of Health Professions
36 First Avenue
Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, Massachusetts 2115
Simmons College
300 The Fenway
Boston, Massachusetts 2115
University of Massachusetts
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, Massachusetts 2125
Brockton Hospital
680 Center St.
Brockton, Massachusetts 2302
Massasoit Community College
One Massasoit Blvd.
Brockton, Massachusetts 2302
Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Avenue
Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 2467
Our Lady of the Elms College
291 Springfield Street
Chicopee, Massachusetts 1013
North Shore Community College
1 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, Massachusetts 1923
Laboure College
2120 Dorchester Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 2124
Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, Massachusetts 2720
Fitchburg State College
160 Pearl St.
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1420
Massachusetts Bay Community College
19 Flagg Drive
Framingham, Massachusetts 1702
Mount Wachusett Community College
444 Green St.
Gardner, Massachusetts 1440
Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave.
Holyoke, Massachusetts 1040
Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, Massachusetts 1830