RN Programs in Nevada
Ranked RN and BSN Programs in NevadaAfter evaluating 1,209 ADN, 794 BSN, 2,022 campus and 383 online RN programs, we ranked RN programs against criteria nurses found to be most valuabale. We spent $27,700 on this unique list that has helped more than 3,000 nurses apply to the right program for their career goals. Find NCLEX passing scores, tuition rates, nursing program accreidtation, institution accreditation and more. Expore our RN-ADN and RN-BSN rankings for Nevada in the listings below.
There are several accredited universities in Nevada for registered nurses who want enrich their career by enrolling in an RN or BSN program. These programs generally build on prior nursing and liberal arts education. They are designed to enhance educational mobility and strengthen health and leadership abilities. Programs are built under the assumption that registered nurses have a solid nursing foundation. Students can complete this program online or on campus. There are both part-time and full-time options available. It is recommended that nurses research all options available to ensure that they find the program that best fits their needs.
Ranked Schools : 7
Evaluated Schools : 12
RN Programs in NevadaWhile there are a variety of ADN programs in Nevada, not all offer an RN option. Interestingly, some schools require that their RN students obtain a certified nursing assistant (CNA) certification prior to enrollment, which means that there are some subjects (such as the taking of vital signs) that do not need to be taught to students.
See our methodology for ranking ADN and BSN programs.
Ranked Schools : 5
Evaluated Schools : 6
BSN Programs in NevadaRegistered nurses who wish to grow as a professional can advance in their career and open new opportunities by pursing a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. Admission to most programs requires that nurses have completed the prerequisites, obtained a Nevada RN license, and had a 3.0 GPA in most of the prerequisite courses. Some courses that may b required include:
- Concepts and Theories of Professional Nursing Practice
- Nursing Research Methods
- Community and Population Health
- Advanced Leadership and Management Principles
- Synthesis of Professional Issues in Nursing
- Dimensions of Health & Wellness
- Nursing Leadership
- Biology of Aging
Nevada RN Job OutlookNevada has more than 17,000 registered nurses working in various settings. By the year 2020, it is anticipated that there will be almost 3,000 new nursing positions available. Now is a better time than ever to seek out high education in the nursing field. Nurses who obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing open opportunities that would not have been previously available. Registered nurses in the state of Nevada earn an annual income of $77,600. Salary is often determined by education and experience.
Nevada Registered Nursing SalariesIt is worth noting that the Las Vegas- Paradise metropolitan area has the largest employment rate of registered nurses along with the highest hourly mean wage and annual median wage.
|Area name||Employment||Hourly mean wage||Annual median wage|
|Carson City, NV||670||$37.51||$78,150|
|Las Vegas-Paradise, NV||13,260||$39.82||$82,180|
|Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area||400||$27.77||$55,820|
|Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area||380||$31.37||$63,670|