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Knoxville, Tennessee RN Programs

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

Which schools offer Knoxville 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 Knoxville?

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

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

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1331 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996
South College
3904 Lonas Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37909
Tennessee Wesleyan College
9821 Cogdill Rd # 2
Knoxville, Tennessee 37932
Carson-Newman College
2130 Branner Ave.
Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760
Walters State Community College
500 South Davy Crockett Parkway
Morristown, Tennessee 37813
Roane State Community College
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, Tennessee 37748
Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, Tennessee 37752