RN to BSN Completion Programs Offered in Alabama

According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing there are 12 RN to BSN programs offered at campuses in Alabama that are CCNE or NLNAC accredited and various online RN to BSN programs that are also CCNE or NLNAC accredited. RN to BSN programs operating in the state of Alabama must be approved by the Alabama State Board of Nursing. The AACN is a proponent, along with many of the leading nursing organizations through out the country, of RN to BSN programs and the baccalaureate educated nurse. You can find all of Alabama RN to BSN completion programs listed below.

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Online RN – BSN programs offer a flexible opportunity for registered nurses with a diploma or associate’s degree in nursing to advance their career while maintaining their personal and professional lives. Online programs are also ideal for the rurally located nurses or those that do not have a convenient campus location to attend, which is often the case in Alabama.

A baccalaureate education is an essential component for career mobility in the nursing field. Case management, community health, out patient, ER, OR, critical care, mental health and related positions in Alabama frequently require or prefer a BSN prepared nurse. Many of the Nurse Magnet Hospitals require prefer hiring baccalaureate educated nurses. For example, UAB Hospital, a Nurse Magnet Hospital, prefers to hire BSN educated nurses. MSN programs that prepare nurses for positions such as nurse practitioner, Clinical nurse specialists and certified registered nurse anesthetists require a baccalaureate education prior to entry to the MSN program. You may also be interested in RN to MSN programs in Alabama.

The 2007 Advance Salary Survey for Nurses reports that registered nurses in Alabama with a baccalaureate education earned a slightly higher annual salary than did those with an associate’s degree in nursing. Though the difference was small, the career opportunities for the BSN educated nurse are significantly greater and the pay will follow.

Contact the RN to BSN programs below to learn more. Check out the schools based in Alabama offering RN to BSN programs.

CCNE Accredited Campus Based and Online RN to BSN programs in AL

Auburn University at Montgomery – School of Nursing

CCNE accredited (EARN) RN to BSN program offered.

Contact Information:
Auburn University at Montgomery
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023
PH: 334-244-3000

Jacksonville State University – School of Nursing

The Strategic Teaching for Enhanced Professional Preparation (STEP) RN to BSN program is CCNE accredited. Contact the University for more information.

Contact Information:
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, Alabama 36265-1602
PH:1-800-231-5291

Oakwood College

BSN Completion program is CCNE accredited.

Contact Information:
Oakwood College
7000 Adventist Blvd.
Huntsville 35896
PH: 256-726-7287

University of Alabama – Capstone College of Nursing

Offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice. CCNE accredited and the Capstone College of Nursing maintains approval by the Alabama Board of Nursing.

Contact Information:
University of Alabama – Capstone College of Nursing
504 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0358
PH: 800-313-3591

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Offers Family Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Clinical Nursing Specialist, and post-master’s Family Nurse Practitioner programs accredited by CCNE and approved by the Alabama State Board of Nursing.

Contact Information:
University of Alabama in Huntsville
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
PH: 256-824-6742

Troy University

RN to BSN/MSN track is accredited by the NLNAC and approved by the Alabama State Board of Nursing.

Contact Information:
340 Montgomery Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
PH: 334-834-2320

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB offers Post MSN option designed to prepare students to sit for one of the national nurse practitioner certification exams. These include Adult Nurse Practitioner, Dual Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute and Continuing Care, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner/RN First Assist, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse.

Contact Information:
UAB School of Nursing
1701 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35294-1210
PH: 205-934-5428

University of Mobile – School of Nursing

The RN to BSN Career Program is CCNE accredited.

Contact Information:
University of Mobile
5735 College Parkway
Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842
PH: 251-442-2227

University of North Alabama – College of Nursing

UNA offers an online RN to BSN approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and is CCNE accredited.

Contact Information:
UNA – School of Nursing
Box 5127
226 Stevens Hall
PH: 256-765-4931

University of South Alabama

University of South Alabama offers Post a Master’s DNP, BSN to DNP for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners, BSN to DNP for Acute Care Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioners, and DNP for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners program all accredited by the CCNE and approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing.

Contact Information:
University of South Alabama College of Nursing
USA Springhill Campus
Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002
PH: 251-434-3410

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