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Michigan RN Programs

Complete list of Michigan schools that offer approved RN pre-licensure education programs

Registered Nursing (RN) Programs in Michigan

The first step in becoming a Registered Nurse in Michigan is to complete an approved nursing education program. You can obtain this goal by getting a 4 year Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree, Associate Degree in Nursing or earning a Nursing diploma.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program which most health care providers prefer, generally includes the first two years of general education courses and classes such as anatomy, introduction to psychology, general chemistry and nutrition. The last two years are focused on core-curriculum classes including pharmacology, community health, mental health, clinical leadership, nursing and therapeutics.

The Associates Degree in Nursing takes two years to complete and typically offers the advantage of college level academic and professional instruction in the classroom and clinical areas. The Nursing diploma pathway, which is the least popular option, is obtained by studying nursing for several years while working in a hospital alongside other nurses and under the supervision of a nurse educator.

The nursing field is a great career choice in Michigan as it is one of the strongest industries in the state. In Michigan, Registered Nurses make an average hourly wage of $30.82 and an average annual salary of $64,100. Driven by high demand, pay for Registered Nurses has been steadily increasing over the years and some nurses even report securing a signing bonus from some employers. The benefits of entering a nursing program in Michigan are: job security due to a high demand for Registered Nurses currently and into the future, flexibility which gives Registered Nurses the opportunity to work in numerous facilities such as hospitals, Doctor’s offices, community health clinics, correctional facilities, government agencies and the personal satisfaction of caring for and helping others.

Essential skills needed to become a successful Registered Nurse are being caring, empathetic, showing compassion, the ability to handle stress, maintaining composure under difficult circumstances, great judgment and decision making, critical thinking, detail oriented, excellent communication skills and a pleasant personality. Some responsibilities of a Registered Nurse include evaluating patients, administering medication under the supervision of a doctor, monitoring and tracking vital signs, iv placement, gathering blood work, educating patients and the public on a variety medical conditions, treating patients and assist with rehabilitation, keeping records of symptoms and progress, and providing emotional support to patients and their families. No two days are the same for a Registered Nurse as different situations occur everyday, so be prepared to enjoy a career that is challenging as well as extremely rewarding.

Michigan Associates Degree RN Programs

Alpena Community College

666 Johnson Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Baker College Auburn Hills

1500 University Drive
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Baker College Cadillac

9600 13th Street
Cadillac, MI 49601

Baker College of Clinton Township

34950 Little Mack Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035

Baker College of Muskegon

1903 Marquette Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442

Baker College of Owosso

1020 South Washington
Owosso, MI 48867

Baker College of Flint

1050 West Bristol Road
Flint, MI 48507

Bay de Noc Community College

2001 N Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829

Davenport University

27650 Dequindre Road
Warren, MI 48092

Delta College

1961 Delta Road
University Center, MI 48710

Glen Oaks Community College

62249 Shimmel Road
Centreville, MI 49032

Gogebic Community College

E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938

Grand Rapids Community College

143 Bostwick Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Henry Ford Community College

5101 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128

ITT Canton

1905 South Haggerty Road
Canton, MI 48188

Jackson Community College

2111 Emmons Road
Jackson, MI 49201

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

6767 West O Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Kellogg Community College

450 North Avenue
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Kirtland Community College

10775 N St Helen Road
Roscommon, MI 48653

Lake Michigan College

2755 E Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Lansing Community College

422 N Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933

Macomb County Community College

44575 Garfield Road
Mt Clemens, MI 48044

Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative

10775 N St Helen Road
Roscommon, MI 48653

Mid-Michigan Community College

1375 South Clare Ave
Harrison, MI 48625

Monroe County Community College

1555 Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161

Montcalm Community College

2800 College Drive
Sidney, MI 48885

Mott Community College

1401 East Court Street
Flint, MI 48503

Muskegon Community College

221 South Quarterline Road
Muskegon, MI 49442

North Central Michigan College

1515 Howard Street
Petoskey, MI 49770

Northwestern Michigan College

1701 East Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686

Oakland Community College

7350 Cooley Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48327

St Clair County Community College

323 Erie Street
Port Huron, MI 48061

Schoolcraft College

18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152

Southwestern Michigan College

58900 Cherry Grove Road
Dowagiac, MI 49047

Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Wayne County Community College

8551 Greenfield
Detroit, MI 48228

West Shore Community College

3000 N Stiles Road
Scottville, MI 49454

We try to keep our nursing school listings as updated as possible. Periodically new schools open, old schools close, phone numbers change, accreditation is granted to new nursing programs, etc. If you notice information on our site that requires updating please email us to let us know what changes need to be made.

Accredited Michigan RN Schools

See our complete list of qualified RN nursing education programs in the state of Michigan. The schools listed here offer pre-licensure nursing programs that meet the registered nursing education requirements set forth by the Michigan State Board of Nursing. The two most common types of RN programs are: two-year Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) and four-year Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN). Although the schools listed on this page are accredited by the Michigan Board of Nursing and approved by the state of Michigan, they might not be accredited by national organizations such as the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). Individuals should check to see if the state-approved nursing school they are considering also enjoys national accreditation status if they are seeking a school with both accreditations.

Michigan Bachelor Degree RN Programs

Andrews University

3976 Rose Drive
Berrien Springs, MI 49104
(269) 471-7771

Calvin College

3201 Burton Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 526-6000

Davenport University

Mable Engle Building
415 E Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 451-3511

Eastern Michigan University

311 Marshall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1849

Ferris State University

200 Ferris Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2000

Finlandia University

601 Quincy Street
Hancock, MI 49930
(906) 482-5300

Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401
(616) 331-5000

Hope College

35 E 12th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 395-7860

Lake Superior State University

650 Easterday Ave, Sault Ste
Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-6841

Madonna University

36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150
(734) 432-5300

Michigan State University

A117 Life Sciences Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-4827

Northern Michigan University

New Science Facility, Room 2301
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-1000

Oakland University

428 O’Dowd Hall
Rochester, MI 48063
(248) 370-2100

Saginaw Valley State University

7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4000

Siena Heights University

1247 E Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, MI 49221
(517) 263-0731

University of Detroit – Mercy

8200 West Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48219
(313) 993-1044

University of Michigan – Flint

303 E Kearsley, Room 516 CROB
Flint, MI 48502
(810) 762-3234

University of Michigan

400 N Ingalls #1320
Ann Arbor, MI 48202
(734) 764-1817

Wayne State University

5557 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-4082

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 387-8150

Michigan RN Resources

Michigan Board of Nursing
Michigan Nurses Association
Michigan League For Nursing
Coalition of Michigan Organizations of Nursing
2011 Michigan Nurses Foundation Scholarships
Michigan Emergency Nurses Association
Michigan Association of Occupational Health Nurses
2010-2011 Registered Nurses Occupational Outlook