A Pathway for the Registered Nurse: Discover RN Programs
Nursing is an art and a science - the art of helping others harmonized with the science of the human body. While challenging, it is also one of the most rewarding careers available. Becoming an RN is, for many, the best decision ever made.
Nursing Degree Pathways
Education at every step. Browse nursing schools and programs by degree level and educational background.
Entry Level Programs
No prior nursing education or experience? Learn how to become a CNA, LPN/LVN, Medical Assistant, or other entry-level allied healthcare professional.
Traditional RN Programs
ADN and BSN programs are traditional RN program routes; the BSN is considered the gold standard of nursing degrees. Find out more about traditional ADN and BSN degree programs.
If you have some nursing experience and wish to go further, check out nursing bridge programs such as the RN to BSN, LPN to RN, RN to MSN, and more.
Nurse Practitioner & APRN Programs
Already a seasoned RN looking to advance? Nurse Practitioner programs and other advanced nursing pathways are available.
Search Nursing Programs
Select your education background and program of interest and see all the accredited nursing programs available for you.
Latest Articles & Guides
One of the keys to success as a registered nurse is embracing lifelong learning. Our articles and guides address hot topics and current events in nursing, from education to career mobility and beyond. No matter where you are on your nursing journey, there’s an article to help you build your knowledge base.
Browse our latest articles, curated specifically for modern nurses.
Is An Online Nursing Program Right For You?
A nursing education – your way. Learn more about flexible online and hybrid nursing degree programs.
Latest Nursing School & Program Rankings
RegisteredNursing.org is proud to highlight the best in nursing education through our detailed rankings. Find the top schools and programs in the specialty and state of your choosing below, and visit our Rankings Methodology to learn more about our process.
Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand your nursing practice, our helpful resources will give you the scoop on everything from exams, licensure, certifications, salary expectations, and so much more.