RN Programs in Decatur, Alabama

Get your RN degree in Decatur, Alabama - online & campus-based options available.

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Decatur 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 Decatur?

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

17 RN Schools in & Around Decatur, Alabama

Calhoun Community College

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Oakwood College

Northwest-Shoals Community College

University of North Alabama

Northwest-Shoals Community College

Snead State Community College

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

Bevill State Community College

Northeast Alabama State Community College

Jefferson State Community College

Gadsden State Community College

Samford University

T A Lawson Community College

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

Jacksonville State University

Central Alabama Community College