Nursing Schools - Alabama 

NIZ has put together an extensive list of Nursing Schools in Alabama

So you're wanting to go to a Nursing School in the Great State of Alabama?


Did I mention Alabama is my favorite state?

Get busy selecting a Nursing School to begin creating a great future for yourself in a profession dedicated to caring for others. We really need you!


     CITY                 NURSING SCHOOL LOCATION         PROGRAMS

Alexander City, Childersburg Central Alabama Community College LPN, RN, LPN-RN Program
Auburn Auburn University BSN, ADN, MSN
Birmingham Jefferson State Community College  PN, ADN (RN), LPN-RN Bridge
Birmingham Lawson State Community College  PN, ADN (RN), LPN-RN Bridge
Birmingham Samford University - Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing BSN, MSN, Nurse Anesthesia, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Birmingham University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing BSN, MSN, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), AMNP, PhD In Nursing
Birmingham University of Phoenix Campus AAS, BSN, MSN, DHA, DPN
Brewton Jefferson Davis Community College  AAS, LPN-RN
Carrollton Bevill State Community College PN, ADN (RN)
Childersburg, Alexander City Central Alabama Community College LPN, RN, LPN-RN Program
Decatur Calhoun Community College PN, ADN (RN), LPN-RN Bridge
Dothan Troy University ASN, BSN,         RN-BSN/MSN   MSN            Nursing Informatics DNP  
Fayette Bevill State Community College PN, ADN (RN)
Florence University of North Alabama BSN, MSN, Flex-Track RN to BSN Online Program
Gadsden Gadsden State Community College PN, ADN (RN)
Hamilton Bevill State Community College PN, ADN (RN)
Huntsville University of Alabama at Huntsville School of Nursing BSN, MSN, DNP, RN-BSN
Huntsville Oakwood University BS, RN-BS
Jacksonville Jacksonville State University BSN, MSN, STEP (RN-BSN or RN-BSN-MSN)
Jasper Bevill State Community College PN, ADN (RN)
Mobile Bishop State PN, ADN (RN)
Mobile Spring Hill College - The Jesuit College of the South BSN 
Mobile University of Mobile ADN, BSN, MSN
Mobile University of South Alabama BSN, MSN, DNP
Montgomery South University BS, BSN
Mount Olive Bevill State Community College PN, ADN (RN)
Muscle Shoals Northwest-Shoals Community College Associate
Degree Nursing (ADN)
Phenix City Chattahoochee Valley Community College PN, ADN (RN)
Rainsville Northeast Alabama Community College PN, ADN (RN), LPN-RN Bridge
Sumiton Bevill State Community College PN, ADN (RN)
Troy Troy University (On Campus and Distance Learning ASN, BSN, RN-BSN/MSN, MSN, Clinical Specialists, Nursing Informatics, Nurse Practitioner (NP), DNP  
Tuscaloosa Shelton State Community College PN, ADN (RN), Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Program 
Tuscaloosa Capstone College of Nursing - University of Alabama BSN, MSN, STEP (RN-BSN or RN-BSN-MSN), M.S.N./Ed.D and Ed.D., DNP
Tuskegee Tuskegee University BSN
Wadley Southern Union State Community College PN, ADN (RN), LPN-RN Bridge, Nursing Assistant Program



  1. is not responsible for incorrect information listed above about the nursing programs offered at each education institution.

The Nursing Program courses or the program itself offered at each education institution listed can be altered or even canceled depending on the needs of the school.


NIZ highly recommends that you protect and evaluate the costly training investment for your future by comparing school accreditations:

Education Institution Accredidations - Each school listed may be accredited by an organization that may NOT be accepted at a school of higher learning in Alabama or by the Alabama Board of Nursing.  

An example would be taking 1 to 2 years of PN/ADN courses at one school only to find out that the credits earned will not transfer to a major university.


  • Check with Alabama Board of Nursing to see if the schools you selected to possibly attend are on their Approved Nursing Program List. Keep in mind that while a nursing school may be on the board's approved list, the nursing school may be on probation, have a warning designation or listed as a school with only a conditional approval status. 

Ask the nursing board representative a hundred questions about these types of ratings given to a nursing school to make sure you are making the right decision. 

Nursing boards are there to ensure nursing students in Alabama receive the proper nursing training and to protect the public from poorly trained nurses.

  • Great, you found no adverse board information about the nursing   schools you selected. 

Now, the next question to ask yourself is...Do you see yourself wanting to purse a BSN, MSN, DNP or even a PhD at a later date after becoming a licensed practical nurse or a licensed registered nurse. Why is that important?

While you may receive a great education at a school that only offers the Practical Nurse certificate or an ADN nursing degree program, their credits may NOT transfer to the state's major universities offering these types of nursing programs.

Discuss with the nursing school's counselor about which schools of higher learning accept their course credits. Get everything in writing in regards to the transferability of the course credits then visit the school of higher learning to verify the course credits earned will indeed transfer.

One final word: NIZ, again, recommends starting your school selection process at Alabama Board Of Nursing. 

There have been nursing programs offered in states that are not approved by a state's Board of Nursing which can mean that you will NOT be allowed to sit for the LPN or RN test to become licensed to practice.

Thousands of dollars spent and you can't be licensed can make for a very bad career decision.

Did I Mention Licensed?

After all that sweating at test time at Nursing School, you will still have to take and pass the test that will make you sweat the most.

You will need to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for Registered Nurse (RN) licensure or the (NCLEX-PN) for Practical Nurse (RN) licensure

When either NCLEX exam is passed, the graduate will then receive a license to practice as a Nurse in the state.

Remember my final word noted above.