RN Programs in Reading, Pennsylvania

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

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Reading 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 Reading?

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.

On-Campus & Online RN Schools

49 RN Schools in & Around Reading, Pennsylvania

Reading Hospital

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

Alvernia University

Brandywine Hospital

  • 201 Reeceville Road Coatesville, PA 19320
    Programs: RN
    (610) 383-8000

Pottsville Hospital

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

Cedar Crest College

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

DeSales University

West Chester University Pennsylvania

St. Luke’s Hospital

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

Moravian College

Eastern University

Montgomery County Community College

Gwynedd-Mercy College

Villanova University

Northampton Community College

Harcum College

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

  • 800 Manchester Ave Media, PA 19063
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    1(800)422-0025

Delaware County Community College

Neumann College

Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Abington Memorial Hospital

Widener University

La Salle University

Community College of Philadelphia

St Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing

  • 801 West Girard Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19122
    Programs: RN
    (215) 787-2323

Temple University

York College of Pennsylvania

Tuh Episcopal School of Nursing

Northeastern Hospital

  • 2301 E. Allegheny Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19134
    Programs: RN
    (215) 291-3107

Harrisburg Area Community College

Frankford Hospital

  • 9432 Roosevelt Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19115
    Programs: RN
    (215) 676-9711

Methodist Hospital

  • 2301 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19148
    Programs: RN
    (215) 952-9000

Bucks County Community College

Bloomsburg University

Holy Family University

Messiah College

  • One College Avenue Grantham, PA 17027
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (717) 766-2511

Luzerne County Community College

  • 1333 South Prospect Street Nanticoke, PA 18634
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    1(800)337-5222

Wilkes University

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Misericordia University

University of Scranton

Marywood University

Lewistown Hospital

  • 400 Highland Avenue Lewistown, PA 17044
    Programs: RN
    (717) 248-5411

Lock Haven University