NP exam eligibility


  • Specializes in N/A. Has 4 years experience.

Is it possible to take the NP exam without having an RN license? if so what is the pathway to do so?


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Rose_Queen, BSN, MSN, RN

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Specializes in OR, Nursing Professional Development. Has 18 years experience.

No. You can do a direct entry program, but you will need to become licensed prior to starting the NP portion.