Paramedic to RN Bridge Program

Discover a step-by-step Paramedic to RN path designed to put your RN career into focus. 

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A clear, supportive path from Paramedic to RN

No matter where you’re at in your nursing career, we can help you move forward. Our Paramedic to RN program is designed to fit your busy life so you can make faster progress toward your ASN/ADN or BSN degree.

Why choose this Paramedic to RN path?

Boost your momentum

Testing out of your college general ed courses to earn transferable credit before enrolling in nursing school can accelerate the progress and move you to your core nursing courses sooner.

Find the right support

Get 1:1 tutoring for both your online test prep courses and nursing school courses, and additional mentoring during your journey to stay on track toward your goals.

Advance your path

Our online test prep courses will allow you to pass exams and work toward earning your ADN/ASN or BSN degree sooner, and pass your NCLEX-RN exam the first time with confidence.

Why consider Paramedic to RN?

Nurses are in high demand. RN jobs are projected to grow 6% over the next decade, faster than the national average.

Paramedic
versus
Registered Nurse
MEDIAN SALARY

$39,410 annually  / $18.95 hourly

MEDIAN SALARY
MEDIAN SALARY

$81,220 annually  /  $39.05 hourly

JOB OUTLOOK

Projected to grow by 5%

JOB OUTLOOK
JOB OUTLOOK

Projected to grow 6% faster than average

JOB AVAILABILITY

269,000 projected openings this year

JOB AVAILABILITY
JOB AVAILABILITY

3,172,500 projected openings this year

Paramedic

$39,410 annually  / $18.95 hourly

NURSING BRIDGE PROGRAM

What’s included in an Achieve Paramedic to RN Bridge Program?

Our Paramedic to RN bridge program offers a clear, step-by-step path toward your ADN/ASN or BSN degree, outlining everything you need to finish faster and with less stress.

General Ed Prep

Every nursing school has different admission requirements. We offer online test prep courses for more than 22 general education subjects that you can test out of via a CLEP or DSST exam. Your advisor will help you determine which courses you can test out of based on your past experience and choice of nursing school.

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Entrance Exam Prep

If you want to go to nursing school, step one is passing your nursing school entrance exam. Whether you’re taking TEAS, HESI, Pax, or Kaplan, our online, interactive entrance exam prep courses will get you ready in no time.

On-Demand Tutoring

Attendance at an accredited college is necessary to complete your ADN/ASN or BSN degree, but our education support services don’t stop once you enter nursing school. We’re ready to provide one-on-one, on-demand tutoring services for your core nursing courses if, and when, you need us.

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NCLEX-RN Prep

Our online nursing licensing exam preparation course focuses on the most important and frequently tested content to help you pass your NCLEX-RN the first time.

See if Achieve is the right fit for you.

Discover a more flexible, less stressful way to fulfill your degree requirements.

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How it works

Our online test prep courses prepare you to test out of your general education college courses via College-Level Examination Program (CLEP®) exams. You can earn the same credits in less time by prepping for and passing one CLEP® exam so you can get ahead in your career faster.

01
PLAN

Meet with our advisors to map out the required steps for your education path.

02
PREP

Attend our live, online test prep sessions and be tutored to test out of college courses.

03
PASS

Take your exam at one of 1,900 testing centers and receive a passing score.

04
TRANSFER

Transfer your college credits to your regionally accredited business school of choice.

Included with each test prep course
Free Course Materials

No expensive textbooks required. Study guide is provided at start of course.

Live, Expert Instruction

Online learning experience with live instructors to help you in real time.

Session Recordings

Recordings of every live session are made available at your convenience.

Exam Fee Reimbursement

We pay 100% of your exam fees when  course requirements are 85% complete.

Hear from students

See why 22K+ students trust Achieve

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How I’m earning my RN despite not having a college campus nearby

Kory

PARAMEDIC to RN

Kory

PARAMEDIC to RN

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Nursing

How I started my RN as a single mom with two small boys

Ashlie

LPN to BSN

Ashlie

LPN to BSN

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How Achieve helped me pass my CLEP exam

Gervais

CNA to RN

Gervais

CNA to RN

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Natalya

LPN to RN

Natalya

LPN to RN

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How I'm working toward the career I really want with Achieve

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Melisa Davis

LPN to RN

Take your next step

No matter where you are in your journey, we have options for you. Get connected with an Educator Advisor to learn more and get your questions answered.

Take the first step

Find out how to use innovative learning solutions to finish your degree requirements faster. Why not take the next step and see if you’re a good candidate for our credit by exam program.

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