A few questions - page 2

I have been interested in nursing for a while, and have a few questions. How long does it take to become an RN? What kind of subjects would I have to study? (Obviously anatomy is one of them!) What... Read More

  1. by   annlee1318
    It really depends on two factors: time and money. In Southern California, it could take you 4 and a half to 5 years to complete an ADN because of the waiting lists. That is taking into consideration you're a full time student. If money isn't an issue for you, I would contemplate about looking into an accredited private university. In the same time period, you could end up with a BSN. Downside: the cost. However, that time you saved could be made up working and gaining valuable clinical experience. That's the beauty of studying to be a nurse: there's so many different paths. Good luck in your decision.

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