RN Programs in Norfolk, Virginia

Get your RN degree in Norfolk, Virginia - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Norfolk 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 Norfolk?

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

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 Norfolk, Virginia

Old Dominion University

  • 5115 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23529
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, DNP, Nuclear Medicine Tech, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (757) 683-3000

Norfolk State University

  • 700 Park Avenue Norfolk, VA 23504
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, ADN, BSN, LPN to BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (757) 823-8600

Hampton University School of Nursing of Virginia Beach

Medical Careers Institute

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

  • 600 Gresham Drive Chesapeake, VA 23507
    Programs: CNA, LPN, RN
    (757) 388-3000

Tidewater Community College

  • 120 Campus Drive Portsmouth, VA 23701
    Programs: ADN, Medical Assistant, RN
    (757) 822-2124

Hampton University

  • 100 E. Queen St. Hampton, VA 23668
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, CNA, LPN to BSN, Nursing PhD, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (757) 727-5000

Thomas Nelson Community College

  • 99 Thomas Nelson Dr. Hampton, VA 23666
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (757) 825-2700

Riverside School of Health Careers

  • 316 Main St. Newport News, VA 23601
    Programs: CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN
    (757) 240-2200

Medical Careers Institute

Thomas Nelson Community College – Historic Triangle

  • 4601 Opportunity Way Williamsburg, VA 23188
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (757) 253-4300

Paul D. Camp Community College

  • 100 North College Drive Franklin, VA 23851
    Programs: ADN, CNA, RN
    (757) 569-6700

Rappahannock Community College

  • 12745 College Drive Glenns, VA 23149
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (804) 758-6700

Southside Regional Medical Center

  • 200 Medical Park Blvd. Petersburg, VA 23805
    Programs: CNA, LPN, Radiography, RN, Sonography
    (804) 765-5000

Virginia State University

  • 1 Hayden Dr. Petersburg, VA 23806
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (804) 524-5000

Rappahannock Community College

  • 52 Campus Drive Warsaw, VA 22572
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    1(800)836-9379

Virginia Commonwealth University

  • 1100 East Leigh Street Richmond, VA 23298
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, Accelerated MSN, BSN, Clinical Nurse Leader, EMT Paramedic, MSN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Nurse Anesthetist, Nursing PhD, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (804) 828-0724

Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital

  • 8550 Magellan Parkway Richmond, VA 23227
    Programs: Radiography, RN
    (804) 627-5300

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

  • 1651 East Parham Road Richmond, VA 23228
    Programs: ADN, CNA, EMT Paramedic, LPN, RN
    (804) 371-3000

Southside Virginia Community College

  • 109 Campus Drive Alberta, VA 23821
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (434) 949-1000