RN Programs in Erie, Pennsylvania

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

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Erie 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 Erie?

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 Erie, Pennsylvania

Gannon University

  • 109 University Square Erie, PA 16541
    Programs: BSN, Nurse Anesthetist, Physician Assistant, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    1(800)426-6668

Mercyhurst College

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh

Sharon Regional Health System

  • 740 East State Street Sharon, PA 16146
    Programs: Radiography, RN
    (724) 983-3911

University of Pittsburgh

Jameson Memorial Hospital

Butler County Community College