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The path to a lucrative career in nursing in the state of Alabama begins with obtaining the proper education and training at an accredited nursing school. The state, which is home to an impressive population of more than 80,000 nursing professionals, also requires licensing, registration and/or certification, plus continuing education for every nursing career path. Some of the most common nursing career paths include certified nursing assistant (CNA), licensed practical nurse (LPN), and registered nurse (RN).

Certified nursing assistants make up the second-largest healthcare occupation, with a population of more than 1.5 million nationwide and a population of 21,030 in the state of Alabama. The average salary for Alabama certified nursing assistants is $21,180 per year. Expected employment growth for CNAs is 21% for the coming decade.

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Licensed practical nurses belong to a group of more than 730,000 professionals. The state of Alabama is home to 14,720 LPNs, who average a salary of $35,170 per year. Expected employment growth for LPNs is 25% for the coming decade.

Registered nurses make up the nation’s largest healthcare occupation, with a growing population of more than 2.7 million nationwide and a total population of 43,600 in the state of Alabama alone. Alabama-based RNs earn an average of $54,490 per year. Expected employment growth for RNs is 19% for the coming decade.

We’ve listed below the Alabama schools that offer accredited nursing programs in one or more of these rewarding career paths.

Birmingham

Bevill State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
Fortis Institute - Birmingham
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Herzing University - Birmingham
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Jefferson State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Lawson State Community College - Bessemer
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Lawson State Community College - Birmingham
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Samford University
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • DNP: Nurse Anesthesia
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN: Nurse Anesthesia
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Nurse Anesthesia
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • DNP: Nurse Anesthesia
  • Direct Entry MSN
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP
  • Post-Baccalaureate PhD
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
Virginia College - Birmingham
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

Huntsville

J. F. Drake State Technical College
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
John C. Calhoun State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
Oakwood University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion

Mobile

Bishop State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Spring Hill College
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
University of Mobile
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
University of South Alabama
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Direct Entry MSN
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP
  • Post-Master's Certificates
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
Virginia College - Mobile
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

Montgomery

Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Fortis College - Montgomery
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
South University - Montgomery
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
Troy University - Montgomery
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Virginia College - Montgomery
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

Other Alabama cities

Alabama Southern Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Auburn University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificates
Central Alabama Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Chattahoochee Valley Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Concordia College Alabama
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Gadsden State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
George C. Wallace State Community College - Dothan
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
George C. Wallace State Community College - Hanceville
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
George C. Wallace State Community College - Selma
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
Jacksonville State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • MSN: Population Health Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
James H. Faulkner State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Jefferson Davis Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
Judson College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Lurleen B. Wallace Community College - MacArthur
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Northeast Alabama Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Northwest-Shoals Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Reid State Technical College
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
Shelton State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
Snead State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Southern Union State Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Troy University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP
  • Post-Master's Certificates
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
Tuskegee University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
University of Alabama
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
University of North Alabama
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
University of West Alabama
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
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