Nursing Program FAQ

Become an RN in Nevada:
FAQs at our Las Vegas Campus

Become a Registered Nurse with a BSN degree at Arizona College of Nursing – Las Vegas. Below you will find some of the frequently asked questions that future RN’s often ask our campus faculty and staff.

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How long does it take to become a registered nurse (RN)?

The length of time it takes to become an RN with a BSN can vary depending on the program and the student’s prior educational background. Bachelor’s degrees often take 4 years to complete, but with our 3-year BSN program, you can complete your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in as few as 3 years.

If you have completed some college credit or have a degree in another field, qualifying transfer credits can shorten your program length. To learn more about the pathway to becoming an RN with a BSN degree in Nevada, contact an admissions representative at our Las Vegas campus.

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Preparing Future RNs at Arizona College of Nursing – Las Vegas

Understanding the differences between a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is crucial to planning your nursing career path. This is because the education requirements between RNs and LPNs vary significantly. An LPN program typically takes about 1-2 years to complete. It is intended to prepare students for entry-level nursing roles to perform basic nursing care under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs) and physicians. While the time commitment to complete an LPN program is relatively short, LPNs often find their employment opportunities very limited.

Click here to read our blog post comparing a LPN Program with a BSN Program.