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Birmingham, Alabama RN Programs

Get your RN degree in Birmingham, AL - online & campus-based options available.
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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Birmingham RN Programs?

RN programs (both campus-based & online RN courses) are medical training programs offered by universities, vocational or technical schools, and community or junior colleges. Some hospitals even offer registered nursing training as an RN diploma.

How do I become an licensed RN?

Each state sets its own RN requirements. In order to earn your RN license, you must pass the NCLEX® examination. The NCLEX® is a comprehensive nursing exam that can only be taken by graduates of a nursing program approved by your state's board of nursing.

Do I need to complete an LPN program before I go to college to get an RN Degree?

No you don't need to complete LPN training before you can get your RN license. An accredited RN Associate Degree program takes 2 years. You can earn your RN Diploma in 3 years. (BSN - 4 years, RN to BSN can be 2-3 years)

Free Nursing School in Birmingham?

The education necessary to become an RN is valuable, and registered nurses make really good money in Alabama. However, students can lower the cost of RN school with financial aid. There are numerous grants and nursing school scholarships in Alabama. They might not make your RN degree free but it can at least be more affordable.

Contact one of the accredited nursing schools listed here to get information about the financial aid you qualify for. Find out more about online nursing schools in Alabama.

RN Job Description

Registered nurses (RNs), regardless of specialty or work setting, treat patients, educate patients and the public about various medical conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients' family members. RNs record patients' medical histories and symptoms, help perform diagnostic tests and analyze results, operate medical machinery, administer treatment and medications, and help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation.

Top RN Schools Near You

More programs in this area

Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35229
University of Alabama
739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487
T A Lawson Community College
3060 Wilson Road, SW
Birmingham, Alabama 35221
Jefferson State Community College
2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35215
Bevill State Community College
101 State Street
Sumiton, Alabama 35148
Central Alabama Community College
34091 US Highway 280
Childersburg, Alabama 35044
University of Alabama - Capstone College of Nursing
Box 870358
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487