Nurse Training Programs to Become an RN, LPN, CNA

Welcome to NursingTrack.com where you can find local and online nursing education programs to gain the license you need to practice as a nurse in your state. We specialize in providing directory style information for students seeking primary nursing education programs.

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Nursing Education Programs

Nursing is currently one of the hottest professions with millions of students applying for a limited number of positions in nursing school programs. Many popular programs have long waiting lists and low acceptance rates. While schools attempt to adjust to the growing demand for nursing education by developing new programs and expanding current ones many interested students are forced to find alternative training opportunities to obtain their nursing education. NursingTrack.com is dedicated to helping current nurses and prospective nursing students find education programs to meet their needs and jump start their nursing careers. Beyond listing accredited nursing programs, NursingTrack.com provides information about scholarship opportunities, grants and student loans available to nursing students. We also provide reliable resources for nurses, such as links to industry-leading websites, professional nursing organizations and popular nursing social communities.


Finding the Best Nurse Training Programs

Education is the foundation of success, and to become the best nurse you can be it is essential to start with a solid understanding of the fundamental principles that nursing is based upon. Educational programs should be judged on several criteria including: program tenure, graduation rates, NCLEX pass rates, reputation, quality of faculty staff, published research and peer reviews. Once a prospective student has weighed all of the pros and cons they can make an informed decision about where to apply and eventually where they choose to attend school.

Current Issues in Nursing

Infection Control Via Hand Hygiene
Importance of Communication in Nursing
The Detrimental Domino Effects of Short Staffing
Increasing Shortage of Professional Nurses
The Aftermath of Lower Nurse to Patient Ratios
Need For Higher Nursing Education Requirements Before Entering the Field
Strong Demand for Cardiovascular Nurses
Future Role of Evidence Based Practice in Nursing
Physicians Lack of Communication With Nurses
Black History Month: 5 Most Historically Significant Black Nurses
LPN Supply and Demand in 2014
Continuing to Advance Nurse Education in 2014

Online Nursing Programs

Many online colleges are now offering nursing education and degree programs to help alleviate some of the excess demand. Distance learning can be a popular choice because of the added convenience and flexibility in attendance and scheduling. As long as the program is accredited and approved by the State Board of Nursing the student can complete the pre-licensure education requirements from the comfort of their own home by attending an online university. Some programs might require a certain amount of in-person training at a nearby facility to comply with state guidelines.

Find qualified nursing degree programs available in an online format

    As the largest private university in North America, University of Phoenix has locations nationwide, and is available online in most countries around the world. Whether you're seeking a college degree at an associate's, bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level, we can help you reach your academic goal and sooner than you might think.

    Programs:

    • Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Education
    • Master of Health Administration/Master of Business Administration/Project Management
    • Master of Health Administration/Master of Business Administration/Sustainability Management
    • And more...

    Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

    Programs:

    • MS in Nursing
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice
    • MS - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
    • And more...

    Capella combines outstanding academics with a supportive faculty and staff in a program designed for working adults.

    An education that blends theory and practice to fuel your career

    Programs:

    • MSN - Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
    • MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)
    • MSN - RN-to-MSN Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)
    • And more...

    Walden degree and certificate programs are designed for working professionals. Submit the form to learn how you can make a change and advance your career.

    Programs:

    • MSN - Education (BSN Track)
    • MSN - Informatics (RN Track)
    • MSN - Informatics (BSN Track)
    • And more...

    Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

    You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

    Programs:

    • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
    • RN to BSN
    • RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner

    Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been categorized at the highest level of higher education: the Carnegie Commission (which evaluates the achievements of faculty, current research, leading edge curriculum, and accreditation) has recognized UC as a Doctoral/Research University — Extensive. Each year, this urban, public, nonprofit university graduates 5,000 students, adding to more than 200,000 living alumni around the world. The online programs connect students to a dynamic community of devoted educators, accessible research, and a dedicated support team.

    Programs:

    • Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse-Midwifery
    • Master of Science in Nursing - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

    Walden degree and certificate programs are designed for working professionals. Submit the form on the right to learn how you can make a change and advance your career.

    Programs:

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) - General
    • B.S. in Nursing (BSN)
    Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University. Take classes online or on campus. Pursue your degree to help you start the career you want. Learn more now.

    Programs:

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

    Pursue your education online with The College Network and learn how convenient and affordable earning your degree can be.

    Programs:

    • LPN/LVN to RN - AS in Nursing (Licensed LPN/LVNs only)
    • LPN/LVN to RN - BS in Nursing - Indiana St. - (Licensed LPN/LVNs only)

    Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Today, Georgetown is a major international research university that embodies its founding principles in the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff, our commitment to justice and the common good, our intellectual openness, and our international character.

    You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.

    Programs:

    • Master of Science in Nursing Delivered Online