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Galveston, Texas RN Programs

Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Galveston 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 Galveston?

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

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.

Galveston, TX RN Programs

More programs in this area

Galveston College
4015 Ave. Q
Galveston, Texas
77550
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas
77555
College of the Mainland
1200 Amburn Road
Texas City, Texas
77591
Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Rd.
Alvin, Texas
77511
San Jacinto College
8060 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, Texas
77505
Lee College
200 Lee Drive
Baytown, Texas
77520
San Jacinto College - South
13735 Beamer Rd.
Houston, Texas
77089
Brazosport Community College
500 College Drive Lake
Lake Jackson, Texas
77566
University of Texas
7000 Fannin St.
Houston, Texas
77030
Houston Community College
1900 Pressler Street Ste. 344
Houston, Texas
77030
Prairie View A&M University
6436 Fannin St.
Houston, Texas
77030
Lamar University
4400 MLK Blvd.
Beaumont, Texas
77710