RN Programs in Collegedale, Tennessee

Get your RN degree in Collegedale, Tennessee - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Collegedale 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 Collegedale?

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

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 Collegedale, Tennessee

Chattanooga State Technical Community College

  • 4501 Amnicola Highway Chattanooga, TN 37406
    Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, Health Information Management-Associate, LPN, Medical Assistant, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Phlebotomy, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, Sonography
    (423) 697-4404

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

  • 615 McCallie Avenue Chattanooga, TN 37403
    Programs: BSN, DNP, MSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (423) 425-4111

Cleveland State Community College

  • PO Box 3570 Cleveland, TN 37320
    Programs: ADN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (423) 472-7141

King College

  • 1350 King College Road Bristol, TN 37303
    Programs: BSN, Medical Assistant, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (423) 652-4861

Roane State Community College

  • 276 Patton Lane Harriman, TN 37748
    Programs: ADN, Health Information Management-Associate, RN
    (865) 354-3000

Motlow State Community College

  • 6015 Ledford Mill Road Tullahoma, TN 37388
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (931) 393-1500

Tennessee Wesleyan College

  • 9821 Cogdill Rd # 2 Knoxville, TN 37932
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (865) 777-9822

Tennessee Technological University

  • 1 William L Jones Dr. Cookeville, TN 38505
    Programs: BSN, EMT Paramedic, LPN, MSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (931) 372-3888

South College

  • 3904 Lonas Drive Knoxville, TN 37909
    Programs: BSN, Medical Assistant, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Physician Assistant, Radiography, RN

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • 1331 Circle Park Drive Knoxville, TN 37996
    Programs: Accelerated MSN, BSN, MSN, Nursing PhD, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (865) 974-1000

Middle Tennessee State University

  • 1301 East Main Street Murfreesboro, TN 37132
    Programs: BSN, LPN to BSN, MSN, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN