Diploma, ADN and BSN Programs in Connecticut

Becoming a registered nurse (RN) in Connecticut requires successful completion of a Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing approved diploma, associate’s degree in nursing or baccalaureate degree in nursing program. To be approved by the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing, a nursing program must meet the specific requirements set by the Board and documented in the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies. Approved nursing programs can be found below.

Upon completion of an approved nursing program, graduates must then take and successfully pass the the NCLEX-RN to be considered for licensure in the state of Connecticut.

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The first step is to choose a program below that has been approved by the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing. Contact the school or schools that meet your needs to request application materials.
(Sources: Connecticut Department of Public Health)

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CT Board of Examiners for Nursing Approved Registered Nursing Programs

Quinnipiac University Department of Nursing

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The Quinnipiac University BSN and MSN programs are Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), and are approved by the Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing.

Programs Offered: BSN, Accelerated BSN, Part-time MSN, MSN – (MSN Specializations: Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner), Post-Master’s Certificate

275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518

Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing – Diploma Program
200 Mill Hill Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06610
PH: 203-384-3217
Fairfield University
North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06430
PH: 203-254-4150
Baccalaureate Program
Quinnipiac University
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
PH: 203-582-8678
Baccalaureate Program
Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield CT 06825
PH: 203-371-7715
Baccalaureate Program
Saint Joseph College
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
Baccalaureate Program
Southern Connecticut
State University 501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515
PH: 860-231-5253
Baccalaureate Program
University of Connecticut
231 Glenbrook RD
RM 113, U2026
Storrs CT 06269-2026
PH: 860-486-0537
Baccalaureate Program
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810
PH: 203-837-8556
Baccalaureate Program
Capital Community College
950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
PH: 860-906-5150
Associate’s Degree in Nursing
Goodwin College
745 Burnside Avenue
East Hartford, CT 06108
PH: 860-528-4111
Associate’s Degree in Nursing
Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
PH: 203-575-8057
Associate’s Degree in Nursing
Three Rivers Community College
7 Mahan Drive
Norwich, CT 06360
PH: 860-383-5270
Associate’s Program
Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854-1655
PH: 203-857-7123
Gateway Community College
88 Bassett Road
North Haven CT 06473
PH: 203-285-2393
St. Vincent’s College
2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
PH: 203-576-5556

(Source: Connecticut Department of Public Health)

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