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Jacksonville, North Carolina RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville?

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

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

More programs in this area

Coastal Carolina Community College
444 Western Blvd.
Jacksonville, North Carolina 28546
Craven Community College
800 College Court
New Bern, North Carolina 28562
James Sprunt Community College
133 James Sprunt Drive
Kenansville, North Carolina 28349
Lenoir Community College
231 Hwy 58 South
Kinston, North Carolina 28502
Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, North Carolina 28557
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 S. College Road
Wilmington, North Carolina 28403
Cape Fear Community College
411 N Front St.
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401