RN Programs in Mitchell, South Dakota

Get your RN degree in Mitchell, South Dakota - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Mitchell 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 Mitchell?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in South Dakota. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in South Dakota. 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 South Dakota.

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 Mitchell, South Dakota

Augustana College

  • 2001 S. Summit Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57197
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN

Mount Marty College

  • 1105 West 8th Street Yankton, SD 57078
    Programs: BSN, LPN, LPN to BSN, MSN, Nurse Anesthetist, RN
    (605) 668-1545

South Dakota State University

  • Box 2201 Brookings, SD 57007
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, BSN to DNP, Clinical Nurse Leader, DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, Nursing PhD, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN

University of South Dakota

  • 414 East Clark Street Vermillion, SD 57069
    Programs: ADN, Physician Assistant, RN, RN to BSN
    (877) 269-6837