RN Programs in University Park, Pennsylvania

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

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer University Park 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 University Park?

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

17 RN Schools in & Around University Park, Pennsylvania

Lewistown Hospital

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

Lock Haven University

Mount Aloysius College

St. Francis University

Harrisburg Area Community College

Messiah College

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

Conemaugh Health System

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg University

Mansfield University

York College of Pennsylvania

Pottsville Hospital

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

University of Pittsburgh

Westmoreland County Community College

Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Citizens School of Nursing