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Delaware RN Programs

Directory of approved registered nursing (RN) programs in the state of Delaware

RN Programs in Delaware

There are a number of RN programs in each state in this country. Even though Delaware is a small state, it is no exception to this rule. The RN programs in Delaware have many courses that an individual will take before they are allowed to practice nursing in the state of Delaware. There are 3 major hospitals located in the state which provide hundreds of nursing jobs.


Someone looking for a job as a nurse in Delaware should have little difficulty finding employment within the State, or in nearby metro regions. One of the academic institutions that is located in Delaware and has an excellent reputation is the Beebe School of Nursing. They have over 80 years of experience and their students consistently achieve excellent results on the NCLEX board exam. Beebe also allows individuals to take courses at their physical location in Lewes, or through the Delaware Community and Technical College. There are may reasons to choose this school if you reside in Delaware. This school even trains nurses for Johns Hopkins, which is one of the premier hospitals in the country.

Delaware State and Community and Technical colleges also have a number of classes available and one can take enough courses to be able to complete the RN pre-licensing educational requirements. One needs to investigate various programs to compare the options that are available and see which school fits their schedule.

Delaware State University is another possibility for those who are considering a career as an RN. This University allows students to fulfill RN pre-licensing education requirements through their nursing program and also earn a BSN degree. Since many states require a BSN this could be one of the more viable options. The University also offers a a Masters of Science in Nursing program in addition to the RN program. They offer a very comprehensive nurse training program.

It is really up to the individual to investigate the various programs depending on what sort of nursing curriculum they prefer and what sort of preparation they have for the program. The Program at Beebe requires that their incoming students have an Associates degree in nursing. One can find out more specific information about the schools in question, by contacting School of Nursing in the particular program they are considering to see what sort of coursework and pre-requisites are required. Nursing is a valuable profession and there is an ongoing need for professionally trained nurses. It a specialty that is going to be with us for some time to come.



Delaware Associates Degree RN Programs

Delaware Technical and Community College – Owens Campus

P.O. Box 610
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 856-5400, x1614

Delaware Technical and Community College – Stanton Campus

400 Christiana-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19702
Phone: (302) 454-3948

Delaware Technical and Community College – Terry Campus

100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 857-1000

Delaware Diploma RN Programs

Beebe School of Nursing

424 Savannah Road
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: (302) 645-3251



We do our best to ensure that our nursing school listings are as accurate as possible. If you notice something that needs to be corrected please email us and let us know. We recommend that all students perform their own individual research on specific schools before they decide to enroll in a nursing program.

Accredited Delaware RN Schools

See our complete list of schools in Delaware that offer qualified registered nursing (RN) programs. The Delaware Professional Regulation Division has a Board of Nursing that is responsible for oversight of nursing licensure and nursing education programs in the state of Delaware. Nursing programs are organized by the type of degree awarded upon completion. There is currently one approved two-year Diploma program in Delaware that satisfies RN pre-licensure education requirements. There are also a few two-year Associates degree programs and four-year Bachelor degree programs. These Delaware RN programs prepare students to challenge the NCLEX-RN exam and become a licensed registered nurse in the state of Delaware.

Bachelor Degree RN Programs in Delaware

Delaware State University

Department of Nursing
Box 215
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 857-6750

University of Delaware

College of Health Sciences
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-4549

Wesley College

Department of Nursing
120 N State Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 736-2488


Delaware RN Resources

Delaware State Board of Nursing
2010-2011 Registered Nurses Occupational Outlook
Delaware Nurses Association
Delaware Health Sciences Alliance

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