Nevada Schools Offering Associate Degrees in Nursing

In order to become an RN in Nevada, you must graduate with a diploma or an associate degree in nursing from a school that is approved by the State Board of Nursing. After successful completion of such a program, you will be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam. Once you have received confirmation that you have passed the exam, you may apply for licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Nevada. Additional requirements include possession of a valid U.S. Social Security number as well as being fingerprinted by the Nevada State Board of Nursing.

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In Nevada you are allowed to work as an apprentice nurse in a health care facility as long as you are concurrently enrolled in an approved nursing program. As an apprentice nurse you will work under the supervision of a licensed health care professional in a hospital or some other licensed health care facility. You will be able to gain valuable clinical experience by practicing safe patient care and performing basic nursing duties as well as learn how to communicate effectively with patients and their families. The role you play as an apprentice nurse is extremely important as it allows you to slowly acclimate to your role as a professional nurse as you are completing your studies.

According to information provided by Carrington College of Nevada, registered nurses in NV make an average of $55,981 to $75,011 per year. This salary is only meant to serve as an average and can vary on factors such as place of work, geographical location, RN specialization, and experience. Job outlook for nurses in excellent especially in the areas of home health and nursing homes.

Explore the Associate’s in Nursing Program below and request information from the schools you are interested in to learn more. All programs are approved by the state board of nursing and graduation from any one of them will deem you eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam. You may also be interested in learning more about practical nursing programs in Nevada.

Associate Degree in Nursing Programs Approved by Nevada State Board of Nursing

Kaplan College

The ADN program is approved by the Nevada State Board of Nursing.

Programs Offered: Associate’s in Nursing, Diploma – Practical Nursing

Carrington College – Las Vegas and Reno

Carrington College offers an Associate’s of Applied Science in Nursing degree program in Las Vegas, NV that holds provisional approval by the Nevada State Board of Nursing. A new Carrington College campus has just opened in Reno, NV offering an Associate’s of Applied Science in nursing. The Reno AAS Nursing program also holds provisional approval status by the Nevada Board of Nursing. Graduates of programs with provisional approval status are eligible for Nevada licensure.

Programs Offered: Associate’s of Applied Science in Nursing

College of Southern Nevada

Programs Offered: Certificate – Practical Nursing

Campus location information:
Health Science Center, W1A
6375 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
702-651-5684

Great Basin College

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, ADN

Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada 89801
775-753-2255

Truckee Meadows Community College

Programs Offered: ADN Degree

Contact Information:
7000 Dandini Boulevard RDMT 417
Reno, Nevada 89512
Ph: 775-673-7115

Western Nevada College

Programs Offered: Certificate – Practical Nursing

Campus location information:
2201 West College Parkway Carson City, Nevada 89701 775-445-3295

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