RN Programs in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Get your RN degree in Allentown, Pennsylvania - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Allentown 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 Allentown?

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

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 Allentown, Pennsylvania

Cedar Crest College

  • 100 College Drive Allentown, PA 18104
    Programs: BSN, MSN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, RN, RN to BSN
    1(800)360-1222

Moravian College

St. Luke’s Hospital

  • 801 Ostrum Street Bethlehem, PA 18015
    Programs: RN
    (484) 526-4000

DeSales University

  • 2755 Station Ave. Center Valley, PA 18034
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, MSN, Physician Assistant, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (610) 282-1100

Northampton Community College

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Gwynedd-Mercy College

  • 1325 Sumneytown Pike Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437
    Programs: ADN, Health Information Management-Associate, Health Information Management-Bachelor's, MSN, Pediatric Nursing, Radiation Therapy, RN, RN to BSN
    (215) 646-7300

Reading Hospital

  • Sixth Avenue and Spruce Street West Reading, PA 19611
    Programs: RN
    (866) 988-4377

Montgomery County Community College

Alvernia University

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Abington Memorial Hospital

  • 2701 Blair Mill Rd. Willow Grove, PA 19090
    Programs: Radiography, RN
    (215) 481-5500

Bucks County Community College

  • 275 Swamp Road Newtown, PA 18940
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Radiography, RN
    (215) 968-8000

Eastern University

Pottsville Hospital

  • 700 East Norwegian Street Pottsville, PA 17901
    Programs: RN
    (570) 621-4000

Villanova University

  • 800 Lancaster Avenue Villanova, PA 19085
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Nurse Anesthetist, Nursing Administration, Nursing PhD, Pediatric Nursing, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (610) 519-6000

Harcum College

  • 750 Montgomery Avenue Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    Programs: ADN, Radiography, RN
    (610) 525-4100

Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Frankford Hospital

La Salle University

Holy Family University

  • 9801 Frankford Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19114
    Programs: BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, MSN, Nursing Administration, Public Health Nursing, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN
    (215) 637-7700

West Chester University Pennsylvania

Northeastern Hospital

Temple University

  • 1801 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19122
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, BSN to DNP, Clinical Nurse Leader, Health Information Management-Bachelor's, RN, RN to BSN
    (215) 204-7000

St Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing

University of Pennsylvania

  • 3451 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist, Nursing Administration, Nursing PhD, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, RN, RN to BSN
    1(215)898-5000

Drexel University

  • 3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, BSN to DNP, Clinical Nurse Leader, DNP, Nurse Anesthetist, Physician Assistant, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (215) 895-2000

Community College of Philadelphia

Tuh Episcopal School of Nursing

Brandywine Hospital

Delaware County Community College

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

Thomas Jefferson University

  • 1020 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, Accelerated MSN, ADN, BSN, DNP, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, Sonography
    (215) 955-6000

Wilkes University

Luzerne County Community College

Methodist Hospital

Neumann College

Widener University

  • One University Place Chester, PA 19013
    Programs: BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing PhD, Public Health Nursing, RN, RN to BSN
    1(888)943-3637

University of Scranton

Misericordia University

Marywood University

Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

  • 410 North Lime Street Lancaster, PA 17602
    Programs: ADN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Radiography, RN
    (717) 544-4912

Bloomsburg University

Harrisburg Area Community College

York College of Pennsylvania

Messiah College

Pennsylvania College of Technology

  • One College Avenue Williamsport, PA 17701
    Programs: ADN, BSN, EMT Paramedic, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, Physician Assistant, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN
    (570) 326-3761