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Akron, Ohio RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Akron 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 Akron?

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

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.

On-Campus & Online RN Schools

More programs in this area

Akron Institute of Herzing Institute
1600 South Arlington Street
Akron, Ohio 44306
The University of Akron
302 Buchtel Mall
Akron, Ohio 44325
Stark State College of Technology
6200 Frank Avenue NW
Canton, Ohio 44720
Walsh University
2020 East Maple Street
Canton, Ohio 44720
Malone College
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, Ohio 44709
Aultman Hospital
2600 Sixth St. SW
Canton, Ohio 44710
Kent State University
800 East Summit Street
Kent, Ohio 44242
Cuyahoga Community College
700 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Ursuline College
2550 Lander Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44124
Huron School of Nursing
13951 Terrace Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44112
ATS Institute of Technology
325 Alpha Park
Cleveland, Ohio 44143
Lorain County Community College
1005 N Abbe Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035