RN Programs in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Get your RN degree in Cape Girardeau, Missouri - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Cape Girardeau 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 Cape Girardeau?

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

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 Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Southeast Missouri Hospital

  • 2001 William Street Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
    Programs: ADN, Radiography, RN
    (573) 334-6825

Three Rivers Community College

  • 103 E. Kathleen Sikeston, MO 63801
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (573) 472-5223

Three Rivers Community College

  • 2080 Three Rivers Blvd Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (573) 840-9600

Mineral Area College

  • 5270 Flat River Road Park Hills, MO 63601
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN
    (573) 431-4593

Jefferson College

  • 1000 Viking Drive Hillsboro, MO 63050
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (636) 797-3000

Lutheran School of Nursing

  • 3547 S.jefferson Avenue St. Louis, MO 63118
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (314) 577-5850

St Louis University

  • 221 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, DNP, Health Information Management-Bachelor's, MSN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Nursing PhD, Physician Assistant, Radiation Therapy, RN, RN to BSN

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College

  • 4483 Duncan Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, ADN, BSN, MSN, Nursing PhD, RN, RN to BSN
    (314) 454-7055

St Louis Community College

  • 5600 Oakland Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Radiography, RN
    (314) 644-9100

St Louis Community College

  • 11333 Big Bend Road St. Louis, MO 63122
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (314) 984-7500