RN Programs in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Scranton 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 Scranton?

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

31 RN Schools in & Around Scranton, Pennsylvania

University of Scranton

Marywood University

Wilkes University

Misericordia University

Luzerne County Community College

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

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg University

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Northampton Community College

Moravian College

Cedar Crest College

St. Luke’s Hospital

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

Pottsville Hospital

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

DeSales University

Reading Hospital

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

Alvernia University

Mansfield University

Gwynedd-Mercy College

Bucks County Community College

Montgomery County Community College

Abington Memorial Hospital

Eastern University

Lock Haven University

Villanova University

Frankford Hospital

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

Harcum College

Roxborough Memorial Hospital

La Salle University

Holy Family University

Brandywine Hospital

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