RN Programs in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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

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Registered Nurse Degree Info

Which schools offer Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa?

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

15 RN Schools in & Around Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Stillman College

  • 3601 Stillman Blvd. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
    Programs: BSN, RN, RN to BSN
    (205) 349-4240

Shelton State Community College

  • 9500 Old Greensboro Road Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
    Programs: ADN, CNA, LPN, RN
    (205) 391-2211

University of Alabama – Capstone College of Nursing

T A Lawson Community College

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

Bevill State Community College

Samford University

University of West Alabama

Jefferson State Community College

G C Wallace State Community College

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

Central Alabama Community College

Northwest-Shoals Community College

Troy University

Auburn University at Montgomery