RN Programs in Birmingham, Alabama

Get your RN degree in Birmingham, Alabama - 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 licensure 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 nursing programs 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 degrees can be 2-3 years).

Are There Free Nursing Schools 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.

On-Campus & Online RN Schools

24 RN Schools in & Around Birmingham, Alabama

Samford University

University of Alabama

T A Lawson Community College

  • 3060 Wilson Road, SW Birmingham, AL 35221
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (205) 925-2515

Jefferson State Community College

Bevill State Community College

Central Alabama Community College

Stillman College

Shelton State Community College

Gadsden State Community College

Snead State Community College

  • 102 Elder Street P.O. Box 734 Boaz, AL 35957
    Programs: ADN, RN
    (256) 593-5120

Jacksonville State University

G C Wallace State Community College

  • 3000 Earl Goodwin Pkwy. Selma, AL 36703
    Programs: ADN, LPN, RN
    (334) 876-9227

Troy University

Northwest-Shoals Community College

Auburn University at Montgomery

Calhoun Community College

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Oakwood College

Northeast Alabama State Community College

Tuskegee University

Auburn University

  • 107 Samford Hall Auburn, AL 36849
    Programs: BSN, RN
    (334) 844-4650

Southern Union State Community College