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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 Massachusetts
883 Broadway Street
Lowell, Massachusetts
1854
Middlesex Community College
33 Kearney Square
Lowell, Massachusetts
1852
Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, Massachusetts
1830
Lawrence Memorial / Regis College Nursing Program
170 Governors Avenue
Medford, Massachusetts
2155
North Shore Community College
1 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, Massachusetts
1923
Regis College
235 Wellesley Street
Weston, Massachusetts
2493
Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Avenue
Charlestown, Massachusetts
2129
MGH Institute of Health Professions
36 First Avenue
Charlestown, Massachusetts
2129
Endicott College
376 Hale Street
Beverly, Massachusetts
1915
Salem State University
352 Lafayette Street
Salem, Massachusetts
1970
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, Massachusetts
2114
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
2467
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, Massachusetts
2115
Simmons College
300 The Fenway
Boston, Massachusetts
2115
Atlantic Union College
338 Main St.
South Lancaster, Massachusetts
1561
Roxbury Community College
1234 Columbus Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts
2120
Fitchburg State College
160 Pearl St.
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
1420
Massachusetts Bay Community College
19 Flagg Drive
Framingham, Massachusetts
1702
University of Massachusetts
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, Massachusetts
2125
Laboure College
2120 Dorchester Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts
2124