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Lowell, Massachusetts RN Programs
Registered Nurse Degree Info
Which schools offer Lowell 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 Lowell?
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.
Lowell, MA RN Programs
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University of Massachusetts1854
883 Broadway Street
Middlesex Community College1852
33 Kearney Square
Northern Essex Community College1830
100 Elliott Street
Lawrence Memorial / Regis College Nursing Program2155
170 Governors Avenue
North Shore Community College1923
1 Ferncroft Road
235 Wellesley Street
Bunker Hill Community College2129
250 New Rutherford Avenue
MGH Institute of Health Professions2129
36 First Avenue
376 Hale Street
Salem State University1970
352 Lafayette Street
Massachusetts General Hospital2114
55 Fruit Street
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
360 Huntington Ave.
300 The Fenway
Atlantic Union College1561
338 Main St.
South Lancaster, Massachusetts
Roxbury Community College2120
1234 Columbus Avenue
Fitchburg State College1420
160 Pearl St.
Massachusetts Bay Community College1702
19 Flagg Drive
University of Massachusetts2125
100 Morrissey Blvd.
2120 Dorchester Avenue