ADN Programs in Louisiana

Earn an Associates Degree in Nursing in Louisiana

The average salary for registered nurses (RNs) in Louisiana is $68,010 per year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

The shortest route to becoming an RN is earning an associate degree in nursing, or ADN, which requires two years to complete. Requirements to entering an ADN program in the Pelican State may vary, but typically include such criteria as a physical exam, CPR certification, and a registered nursing program entrance examination.

Graduating from an accredited ADN program is one of the basic requirements for national licensing exam for RNs. This exam, called the NCLEX-RN, must be successfully passed to get an RN license.

The Best ADN Programs in Louisiana

A good school can provide a strong foundation for a career as an RN. Following schools in Louisiana are among the best ones that offer ADN programs.

  1. Baton Rouge Community College

    201 Community College Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (225) 216-8000
  2. Bossier Parish Community College

    6220 E Texas St, Bossier City, LA 71111 (318) 678-6000
  3. Charity School of Nursing - Delgado Community College

    450 S Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 568-2670
  4. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119 (504) 671-5000
  5. Fletcher Technical Community College

    1407 LA-311, Schriever, LA 70395 (985) 857-3655
  6. Louisiana Delta Community College

    7500 Millhaven Rd, Monroe, LA 71203 (866) 500-5322
  7. Louisiana State University

    8100 US-71, Alexandria, LA 71302 (318) 445-3672
  8. Louisiana State University

    2048 Johnson Hwy, Eunice, LA 70535 (337) 457-7311
  9. Louisiana Tech University

    1310 W Railroad Ave, Ruston, LA 71270 (318) 257-2000
  10. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605 (337) 475-5000
  11. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    175 Sam Sibley Dr, Natchitoches, LA 71457 (318) 357-6011
  12. South Louisiana Community College

    1101 Bertrand Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506 (337) 521-8896
  13. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Dr Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, LA 71107 (318) 670-6000

Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners

All matters concerning nursing licensure in Louisiana should be directed to the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners. Contact information is as follows:

Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners
131 Airline Dr #301, Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: (504) 838-5791
Fax: (504) 838-5279

Conclusion

Louisiana has many fine schools offering associate degree in nursing, or ADN, programs. This article lists some of those schools.

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