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RN Programs in Santa Ana, California

Get your RN degree in Santa Ana, California - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info


Which schools offer Santa Ana 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 licensure 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 nursing programs 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 degrees can be 2-3 years).

Are There Free Nursing Schools in Santa Ana?

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

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

Santa Ana College

  • 1530 W 17th St.
    Santa Ana, CA 92706
    Programs: ADN, RN

University of California – Irvine

  • Campus Dr. and West Peltason Dr.
    Irvine, CA 92697
    Programs: BSN, MSN, RN

Golden West College

Cypress College

Biola University

Cerritos College

Long Beach City College

Saddleback College

American University of Health Sciences

Mt. San Antonio College

Rio Hondo College

Compton Community College

Los Angeles Harbor College

East Los Angeles College

California Baptist University

California State University

El Camino College

Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Pasadena City College

Riverside Community College

Chaffey College

Los Angeles City College

Glendale Community College

San Bernardino Valley College

Santa Monica College

Mt San Jacinto College

California State University

West Coast University

Los Angeles Valley College

Los Angeles Pierce College

Palomar College

Victor Valley College

College of the Canyons

Antelope Valley Medical College

Moorpark College

Kaplan College

Point Loma Nazarene University

Grossmont College

  • 8800 Grossmont College Drive
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    Programs: ADN, RN

San Diego State University

San Diego City College

College of the Desert

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