RN Programs in Grand Island, Nebraska

Get your RN degree in Grand Island, Nebraska - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Grand Island 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 Grand Island?

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

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 Grand Island, Nebraska

Central Community College

  • 3134 W Highway 34 Grand Island, NE 68802
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (308) 398-4222

Bryan LGH College of Health Sciences

  • 5035 Everett Street Lincoln, NE 68506
    Programs: BSN, CNA, Nurse Anesthetist, RN, RN to BSN
    (402) 481-3901

Union College

  • 3800 South 48th Street Lincoln, NE 68506
    Programs: BSN, CNA, LPN to BSN, Physician Assistant, RN, RN to BSN
    (402) 486-2600

Northeast Community College

  • 801 East Benjamin Ave. Norfolk, NE 68701
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (402) 371-2020

Southeast Community College

  • 8800 O Street Lincoln, NE 68520
    Programs: ADN, CNA, Medical Assistant, Radiography, RN
    (402) 471-3333