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.

RN Schools Near You & Online Near Scranton, Pennsylvania

University of Scranton

  • Office of Undergraduate Admissions Scranton, PA 18510
    Programs: BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, LPN to BSN, Nurse Anesthetist, RN, RN to BSN
    (570) 941-7540

Marywood University

  • 2300 Adams Avenue Scranton, PA 18509
    Programs: BSN, CNA, LPN to BSN, Nursing Administration, Physician Assistant, RN, RN to BSN
    (570) 348-6211

Wilkes University

  • 84 West South Street Wilkes Barre, PA 18766
    Programs: Accelerated MSN, BSN, DNP, LPN to BSN, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN

Misericordia University

  • 301 Lake Street Dallas, PA 18612
    Programs: BSN, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (570) 674-6400

Luzerne County Community College

  • 1333 South Prospect Street Nanticoke, PA 18634
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

  • 200 Prospect Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (570) 422-3211

Bloomsburg University

  • 400 E. Second St. Bloomsburg, PA 17815
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, LPN to BSN, MSN, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (570) 389-4000

Lehigh Carbon Community College

  • 4525 Education Park Dr. Schnecksville, PA 18078
    Programs: ADN, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (610) 799-2121

Northampton Community College

  • 3835 Green Pond Rd Bethlehem, PA 18020
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN, Sonography
    (610) 861-5300

Moravian College

  • 1200 Main Street Bethlehem, PA 18018
    Programs: BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, MSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (610) 861-1300

Cedar Crest College

  • 100 College Drive Allentown, PA 18104
    Programs: BSN, MSN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, RN, RN to BSN

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

  • 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

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

Reading Hospital

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

Alvernia University

  • 400 Saint Bernardine Street Reading, PA 19607
    Programs: BSN, LPN to BSN, MSN, RN, RN to BSN

Mansfield University

  • 71 South Academy Street Mansfield, PA 16933
    Programs: BSN, MSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (570) 662-4000

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

Bucks County Community College

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

Montgomery County Community College

  • 340 DeKalb Pike Blue Bell, PA 19422
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (215) 641-6300

Abington Memorial Hospital

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

Eastern University

  • 1300 Eagle Road St. Davids, PA 19087
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (610) 341-5800

Lock Haven University

  • 401 N. Fairview St. Clearfield, PA 17745
    Programs: ADN, Physician Assistant, RN, RN to BSN
    (570) 484-2011

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

Frankford Hospital

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

Harcum College

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

Roxborough Memorial Hospital

La Salle University

  • 1900 West Olney Ave Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Programs: BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, LPN to BSN, MSN, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (215) 951-1000

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

Brandywine Hospital

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