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Alabama BSN Programs - Choosing a Good One

Millions of Americans have made the decision to enter the health care field, and with good reason. The health care industry is one of the most stable job markets in the country, filled with opportunities of all kinds. While nursing aides and LPNs will enjoy excellent job stability and a high rate of employability, gaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, or BSN, will ensure the highest pay rates, best career advancement opportunities, and best employment chances of any other nursing occupation. There are plenty of great BSN programs in Alabama, and choosing the best one for you is important. Here are some factors to consider that will help you decide on the best program for you.

The first thing to consider when looking through the different available BSN programs in Alabama is the proximity of the course to you. Fuel costs are soaring and having to commute for a long distance can not only be expensive, it can also become a tedious affair. BSN programs are four year courses, so you'll be committed for some time. Find the programs that are closest to you and compare them to one another. Additionally, you can find out if any of the classes in the program are available online. If so, you can cut down on the amount of travel needed to take the course. Of course, you can also always move closer to a school that offers a BSN program if you think it is the best fit for you.

It should go without saying that the school you graduate from has a bearing on how future employers look at you. Graduating from a respected, highly accredited school will look much more favorable than earning your degree from a lesser known college. While there are countless BSN programs in Alabama, the quality of the universities and the programs themselves will vary tremendously. Of course, the more respectable schools are likely to include an increased cost in addition to increased clout. You'll need to balance the two factors out in order to find the best school for your needs.

When you think you've settled on the best of all the BSN programs in Alabama, the last step you should take is to visit the campus. Meeting your future instructors can go a long way towards determining how effective and personable they will be when you begin to learn from them. You should also consider their credentials, since they will be responsible for your education. If you visit the school and still feel like it's the right fit for you, odds are that it is. Enrolling will be a simple matter, and you'll be on your way towards one of the most rewarding careers available today.


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Alabama Board of Nursing
770 Washington Avenue
RSA Plaza, Suite 250
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900
Phone: (334) 242-4060
Fax: (334) 242-4360

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Auburn University
107 Samford Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
Herzing College
280 West Valley Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
University of Alabama
739 University Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35487
University of North Alabama
One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632
Oakwood College
7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
University of Alabama
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899
Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Rd. North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
Spring Hill College
4000 Dauphin St.
Mobile, AL 36608
University of Mobile
5735 College Parkway
Mobile, AL 36613
University of South Alabama
307 North University Blvd #2000
Mobile, AL 36688
Auburn University at Montgomery
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124
Troy University
P.O. Drawer 4419
Montgomery, AL 36103
Troy University
601 University Avenue
Troy, AL 36081
Stillman College
3601 Stillman Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Tuskegee University
1200 West Montgomery Road
Tuskegee, AL 36088

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