RN Programs in Fairmont, West Virginia

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

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Fairmont 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 Fairmont?

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 Fairmont, West Virginia

West Virginia University

  • PO Box 6201 Morgantown, WV 26506
    Programs: Accelerated BSN, ADN, BSN, DNP, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nuclear Medicine Tech, Nursing PhD, Radiation Therapy, Radiography, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN, Sonography
    (304) 293-0111

Alderson-Broaddus College

  • 101 College Hill Drive Philippi, WV 26416
    Programs: BSN, Physician Assistant, RN, RN to BSN

West Virginia Wesleyan College

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

Davis & Elkins College

  • 100 Campus Drive Elkins, WV 26241
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (304) 637-1900

West Virginia Northern Community College

  • 1704 Market Street Wheeling, WV 26003
    Programs: ADN, Health Information Management-Associate, Medical Assistant, Radiography, RN
    (304) 233-5900

Wheeling Jesuit University

  • 316 Washington Avenue Wheeling, WV 26003
    Programs: BSN, MSN, Nuclear Medicine Tech, RN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN
    (800) 624-6992

West Virginia University

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

West Liberty State College

  • 101 Faculty Drive West Liberty, WV 26074
    Programs: BSN, Physician Assistant, RN, RN to BSN
    (304) 336-5000

Eastern WV Community & Technical College

  • 316 Eastern Drive Moorefield, WV 26836
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (304) 434-8000

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