RN Programs in Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Get your RN degree in Wilkesboro, North Carolina - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Wilkesboro 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 Wilkesboro?

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

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 Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

  • 2855 Hickory Boulevard Hudson, NC 28638
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiography, RN, Sonography
    (828) 726-2200

Lenoir Rhyne College

  • 625 7th Avenue NE Hickory, NC 28601
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (828) 328-7300

Surry Community College

  • 630 South Main Street Dobson, NC 27017
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (336) 386-8121

Mitchell Community College

  • 500 West Broad Street Statesville, NC 28677
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Medical Assistant, RN
    (704) 878-3200

Catawba Valley Community College

  • 2550 US Highway 70 SE Hickory, NC 28602
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Health Information Management-Associate, Radiography, RN
    (828) 327-7000

Western Piedmont Community College

  • 1001 Burkemont Ave. Morganton, NC 28655
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Medical Assistant, RN
    (828) 438-6000

Forsyth Technical Community College

  • 2100 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC 27103
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Medical Assistant, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN
    (336) 723-0371

Mayland Community College

  • 200 Mayland Drive Spruce Pine, NC 28777
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (828) 765-7351

Winston-Salem State University

  • 601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27110
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, LPN to BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (336) 750-2000

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

  • 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd., South Salisbury, NC 28146
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN
    (704) 637-0760

Gaston College

  • 201 Highway 321 South Dallas, NC 28034
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (704) 922-6200

Davidson County Community College

  • 20 East 1st Street Lexington, NC 27292
    Programs: ADN, Health Information Management-Associate, Medical Assistant, RN
    (336) 238-0969

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

  • 401 Medical Park Dr. Concord, NC 28025
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN, RN to BSN
    (704) 403-1555

University of North Carolina

  • 9201 University City Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28223
    Programs: BSN, DNP, MSN, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (704) 687-8622

NC Agricultural & Technical State University

  • 1601 E Market St. Greensboro, NC 27411
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (336) 334-7500

Central Piedmont Community College

  • 1201 Elizabeth Avenue Charlotte, NC 28204
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Health Information Management-Associate, Medical Assistant, RN
    (704) 330-2722

Presbyterian Healthcare System

  • 200 Hawthorne Lane Charlotte, NC 28204
    Programs: ADN, BSN, MSN, Nursing Administration, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (704) 384-4000

Carolinas College of Health Sciences

  • 1200 Blythe Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Pre-Nursing Studies, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN
    (704) 355-5043

Gardner-Webb University

  • 110 South Main Street Boiling Springs, NC 28017
    Programs: ADN, BSN, DNP, MSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (704) 406-4000

Mercy School of Nursing

  • 2001 Vail Ave. Charlotte, NC 28207
    Programs: RN
    (704) 304-5000

Isothermal Community College

  • 286 ICC Loop Road Spindale, NC 28160
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (828) 286-3636

Guilford Technical Community College

  • 601 High Point Road Jamestown, NC 27282
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (336) 334-4822

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • 1000 Spring Garden Street Greensboro, NC 27412
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, MSN, Nursing PhD, RN, RN to BSN
    (336) 334-5000

Stanly Community College

  • 141 College Drive Albemarle, NC 28001
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Medical Assistant, Radiography, RN
    (704) 982-0121

Rockingham Community College

  • PO Box 38 Wentworth, NC 27375
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (336) 342-4261

Randolph Community College

  • 629 Industrial Park Ave. Asheboro, NC 27205
    Programs: ADN, Radiography, RN
    (336) 633-0200

South Piedmont Community College

  • 4209 Old Charlotte Hwy Monroe, NC 28110
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Medical Assistant, Radiation Therapy, RN, Sonography
    (704) 290-5100

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College

  • 340 Victoria Road Asheville, NC 28801
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Medical Assistant, Radiography, RN
    (828) 254-1921

Blue Ridge Community College

  • 180 West Campus Drive Flat Rock, NC 28731
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    (828) 883-2520