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Want to go back to school in the US to become a Nurse

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I stay outside of the US but i'm planning on going for an associate degree in nursing (ADN) in the US either in Texas or Indiana. I have a master's degree in Industrial and personnel relations and some years of work experience. Can I get information on how to go about this ? Thank you

Sour Lemon

Has 9 years experience.

I stay outside of the US but i'm planning on going for an associate degree in nursing (ADN) in the US either in Texas or Indiana. I have a master's degree in Industrial and personnel relations and some years of work experience. Can I get information on how to go about this ? Thank you

Where, specifically, are you stuck? Are you legally able to live and work here, but just looking for a program?

traumaRUs, MSN, APRN, CNS

Specializes in Nephrology, Cardiology, ER, ICU. Has 27 years experience.

Moved to nurse registration. If you are a US citizen please let us know and then will move to prenursing

Thanks Lemon for your response. I want to come in as an international student but don't know what steps or requirements I will need to get admitted for a 2yrs nursing program

Sour Lemon

Has 9 years experience.

Thanks Lemon for your response. I want to come in as an international student but don't know what steps or requirements I will need to get admitted for a 2yrs nursing program

I'm certainly no expert on the subject, but it seems like a nursing education in the USA would be most useful to someone planning to work in the USA, as well. My first step in your position would be to make sure that I'd be able to live and work in the USA after my education was complete.

I knew a guy from Asia who went to nursing school here (USA), graduated, and passed boards. He then had to move back to Asia for over four years because he wasn't legally able to to live or work in this country. After four years, he was legally able to come back and work ...so not a fast process, and I've heard it can take even longer.

If you're able to provide more information, such as where you're from and what you plan to do with your education, maybe someone who's been through the same process can assist you further.

Good luck in your studies!!

***Each school will have their own process you'll need to follow. You could try looking up some nursing programs and seeing what information they have online to get an idea of what they might require. Be aware that two year nursing programs often require about 1.5 years of prerequisites before admittance.