RN Programs in Charleston, West Virginia

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

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Charleston 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 Charleston?

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

University of Charleston

  • 2300 MacCorkle Ave SE Charleston, WV 25304
    Programs: ADN, BSN, Radiography, RN
    (304) 357-4800

West Virginia University Institute of Technology

  • 405 Fayette Pike Montgomery, WV 25136
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (304) 442-1000

St Marys at Marshall University

  • 2900 First Avenue Huntington, WV 25702
    Programs: ADN, Radiography, RN
    (304) 526-1415

Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College

  • 2900 Dempsey Branch Road Mount Gay, WV 25637
    Programs: ADN, Radiography, RN
    (304) 792-7098

Marshall University

  • One John Marshall Drive Huntington, WV 25755
    Programs: BSN, Health Information Management-Associate, RN, RN to BSN

Mountain State University

  • 609 S Kanawha Street Beckley, WV 25801
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner - certificate, Medical Assistant, Nurse Anesthetist, Nursing Administration, Physician Assistant, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN

West Virginia State Community & Technical College

  • 1601 Armory Drive Williamson, WV 25661
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (304) 235-6046

West Virginia University

  • 200 High Street Glenville, WV 26351
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (304) 462-7361

West Virginia University

  • 300 Campus Drive Parkersburg, WV 26104
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, ADN, BSN, DNP, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (304) 424-8000

Bluefield State College

  • 219 Rock St. Bluefield, WV 24701
    Programs: ADN, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN
    (304) 327-4000

West Virginia Wesleyan College

  • 59 College Avenue Buckhannon, WV 26201
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (304) 473-8000