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Most "acreditted" diploma programs are 2 years. Make sure the program your interested in is accredited by your state. You are able to further your education and apply to a "bridge" program for a BSN or directly to an MSN in some states. The length of time depends on the requirements of the accepting program/university. Good luck, study hard and be prepared to devote the next 2 years to some serious and intense training.

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Q: How long is a diploma course in nursing and is it possible to take a course in nursing after the diploma and if so how long will the degree take?
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