RN Programs in Altus, Oklahoma

Get your RN degree in Altus, Oklahoma - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Altus 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 Altus?

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

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 Altus, Oklahoma

Western Oklahoma State College

  • 2800 W. Gore Blvd. Lawton, OK 73505
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (580) 591-8062

Western Oklahoma State College

  • 1301 South Main Street Elk City, OK 73644
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (580) 225-4344

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

  • 100 Campus Drive Weatherford, OK 73096
    Programs: BSN, Health Information Management-Bachelor's, RN, RN to BSN
    (580) 772-6611

Redlands Community College

  • 1300 S. Country Club Road El Reno, OK 73036
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (405) 262-2552

Redlands Community College

  • 5005 Darlington Rd. Oklahoma City, OK 73036
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (405) 422-1924