RN Programs in Topeka, Kansas

Get your RN degree in Topeka, Kansas - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Topeka 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 Topeka?

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

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.

RN Schools Near You & Online Near Topeka, Kansas

Baker University

  • 2641 S.W. Wanamaker Road, Suite 102 Topeka, KS 66614
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (785) 272-6442

Washburn University

  • 1700 SW College Ave. Topeka, KS 66621
    Programs: BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, CNA, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN to BSN, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN
    (785) 670-1010

Emporia State University

  • 1200 Commercial Street Emporia, KS 66801
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (620) 341-1200

Manhattan Area Technical College

  • 3136 Dickens Ave. Manhattan, KS 66503
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (785) 587-2800

University of St. Mary

  • 4100 South 4th St. Leavenworth, KS 66048
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (913) 682-5151

MidAmerica Nazarene University

  • 2030 East College Way Olathe, KS 66062
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, LPN to BSN, MSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (913) 971-3750

Kansas City Kansas Community College

  • 7250 State Avenue Kansas City, KS 66112
    Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, LPN, RN
    (913) 334-1100

Brown Mackie College

  • 9705 Lenexa Drive Lenexa, KS 66215
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (913) 738-4660

University of Kansas Medical Center

  • 3901 Rainbow Boulevard Kansas City, KS 66160
    Programs: BSN, BSN to DNP, Health Information Management-Bachelor's, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Nursing PhD, RN
    (913) 588-5000

Johnson County Community College

  • 12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS 66210
    Programs: ADN, EMT Paramedic, LPN, RN
    (913) 469-8500

Neosho County Community College

  • 800 West 14th Street Chanute, KS 66720
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, RN
    (620) 431-6222

Fort Scott Community College

  • 2108 S Horton St. Fort Scott, KS 66701
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN

Butler County Community College

  • 901 S. Haverhill Rd. El Dorado, KS 67042
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (316) 321-2222

Brown Mackie College

Kansas Wesleyan University

  • 100 E. Claflin Ave. Salina, KS 67401
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (785) 827-5541