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Coon Rapids, Minnesota RN Programs

Get your RN degree in Coon Rapids, MN - online & campus-based options available.
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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Coon Rapids 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 Coon Rapids?

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

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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Riverland Community College
2200 Riverland Dr.
Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007
Normandale Community College
9700 France Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55431
Central Lakes College
501 West Campus Drive
Brainerd, Minnesota 56401
North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55445
Fond Du Lac Tribal & Community College
2101 14th Street
Cloquet, Minnesota 55720
Anoka - Ramsey Community College
11200 Mississippi Blvd NW
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55433
College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, Minnesota 55811
Lake Superior College
2101 Trinity Rd. Duluth
Duluth, Minnesota 55811
Presentation College
115 S. Park St. Suite 117
Fairmont, Minnesota 56031
Minnesota State Community & Technical College
900 Minnesota 34
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501
Hibbing Community College
1515 East 25th Street
Hibbing, Minnesota 55746
Inver Hills - Century Colleges
2500 East 80th Street
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076
Minnesota State University
228 Wiecking Center
Mankato, Minnesota 56001
College of St. Catherine
601 25th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
University of Minnesota
80 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Concordia College
901 8th St. S.
Moorhead, Minnesota 56562
Minnesota State University
1104 7th Ave South
Moorhead, Minnesota 56563
South Central College
1920 Lee Boulevard
Mankato, Minnesota 56003
Gustavus Adolphus / St Olaf
1520 St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield, Minnesota 55057