For getting Alabama nursing license, students will need to apply through their state board of registered nursing. Becoming licensed as a Registered Nurse in Alabama, there has three stages for getting the licensed, passing the NCLEX-RN exam, and getting licensure from the state of Alabama Board of Nursing.

List of Accredited Nursing Degrees Programs in Alabama

Programs: Acute Care, CNA, Coordinator, Dialysis, Endocrinology, Flight, Hematology, Home Health, Informatics, Joint Degree MSN/MBA, Long-term Care, Manager, Oncology, Ostomy/Continence, Physical Therapy

To become a registered nurse, a candidate is required for graduating from an approved and accredited nursing program. There are several options:

  • Nursing diploma
  • Associate degree, or ADN
  • Bachelor’s degree, or BSN; LPN to BSN

Advanced Practice Nurses in Alabama work in four categories:

  • Certified Nurse Midwife, or CNM
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, or CRNP
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, or CRNA
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist, or CNS
    The Alabama Board of Nursing is the licensing body that grants approvals for each of the four categories.

Alabama State Board of Nursing Contact Information
770 Washington Avenue
RSA Plaza, Suite 250
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900
Phone: (334) 293-5200

Alabama Nursing Degree Levels

  1. Associate Degree (ADN)
  2. Bachelor of Science (BSN)
  3. Master of Science (MSN)
  4. Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Alabama Nursing Degree Types

  1. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  2. LPN to Registered Nurse (LPN-RN)
  3. RN to Bachelor of Science (RN-BSN)
  4. RN to Master of Science (RN-MSN)

Top Nursing Schools in Alabama

  1. Samford University
  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham
  3. Auburn University
  4. Troy University
  5. University of South Alabama
  6. University of Mobile
  7. Spring Hill College
  8. The University of Alabama
  9. Judson College
  10. University of North Alabama
  11. Jacksonville State University
  12. Tuskegee University
  13. Oakwood University
  14. University of West Alabama
  15. Auburn University at Montgomery
  16. Stillman College

Featured Nursing Programs In Alabama

  1. South University
    Selected Programs:
    Nursing (BS)
    Nursing (RN to BSN)
  2. Grand Canyon University
    Selected Programs:
    B.S. in Nursing (Registered Nurse – R.N. to B.S.N)
  3. Regent University
    Selected Programs:
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  4. Liberty University
    Selected Programs:
    BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  5. Colorado Technical University
    Selected Programs:
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  6. California University of Pennsylvania
    Selected Programs:
    RN-BSN (Bachelor of Science) – Online

List of Board of Nursing Approved Nursing Schools

  1. Auburn University School of Nursing
    Location: Auburn University, Alabama
    Programs: BSN
    Accreditation: NLNAC – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    Website: http://www.auburn.edu
  2. Auburn University Montgomery School of Nursing
    Location: Montgomery, Alabama
    Programs: BSN
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Website: http://www.aum.edu
  3. Jacksonville State University School of Nursing
    Location: Jacksonville, Alabama
    Programs: BSN, MSN
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing School Website: http://www.jsu.edu
  4. Samford University Ida V Moffett School of Nursing
    Location: Birmingham, Alabama
    Programs: BSN, MSN
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing School Website: http://www.samford.edu
  5. Spring Hill College School of Nursing
    Location: Mobile, Alabama
    Programs: BSN
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing School Website: http://www.shc.edu
  6. Troy State University School of Nursing
    Location: Troy, Alabama
    Programs: BSN, MSN
    Accreditation: NLNAC – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    Nursing School Website: http://www.troy.edu
  7. Tuskegee University School of Nursing
    Location: Tuskegee, Alabama
    Programs: BSN
    Accreditation: NLNAC – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    Nursing School Website: http://www.tuskegee.edu
  8. The University of Alabama Capstone College School of Nursing
    Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Programs: BSN, MSN
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing School Website: http://www.ua.edu
  9. The University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing
    Location: Birmingham, Alabama
    Programs: BSN, MSN, PHD
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing School Website: http://www.uab.edu
  10. The University of Alabama Huntsville School of Nursing
    Location: Huntsville, Alabama
    Programs: BSN, MSN
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing School Website: http://www.uah.edu
  11. University of Mobile School of Nursing
    Location: Mobile, Alabama
    Programs: BSN, MSN
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing School Website: http://www.umobile.edu
  12. University of North Alabama School of Nursing
    Location: Florence, Alabama
    Programs: BSN
    Accreditation: NLNAC – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    Nursing School Website: http://www2.una.edu
  13. University of South Alabama School of Nursing
    Location: Mobile, Alabama
    Programs: BSN, MSN
    Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    Nursing School Website: http://www.usouthal.edu