University of Alabama - Birmingham

School of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Public

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BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 89.97%
Average number of students tested annually: 246
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at University of Alabama - Birmingham as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 244 92.6 90.26
2011 237 89.5 88.43
2010 255 87.8 85.21
2009 249 87.9 89.47

RN to BSN Program

If you have completed all pre-requisites, the RN Mobility courses are all online.

Program Name: RN Educational Mobility Program (RNEMP)
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Accelerated MSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 89.97%
Average number of students tested annually: 246
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Primary Care N/A
Nursing and Health System Administration N/A
Clinical Nurse Leader (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Family Primary Care (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Acute N/A
Nurse Educator N/A
Dual (primary and acute) Pediatric Care to DNP(online) N/A
Nursing Informatics(online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Adult- Gerontology Primary (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Adult-Gerontology Acute N/A
Nurse Practitioner Adult-Gerontology Primary with Occupational Health Subspecialty N/A
Nurse Practitioner Dual Adult-Gerontology / Registered Nurse First Assist (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Adult / Women’s Health Primary Care (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric-Mental Health Primary Care (online) N/A

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at University of Alabama - Birmingham as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 244 92.6 90.26
2011 237 89.5 88.43
2010 255 87.8 85.21
2009 249 87.9 89.47

Masters Program

The University of Alabama RN-to-MSN/MSN program at Birmingham is designed to train students for specialized advanced nursing roles and to serve as an entry for doctoral study in the field.

The program offers the following four areas of specialization under the MSN: Nursing  Education, Nursing and Health Systems Management, Nurse Practitioner (in primary or acute) care and Nursing informatics. Most of the tracks offer most of their course work online.

Admission Requirements

  • A BSN Degree from a accredited program
  • Minimum of 3.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average for at least the final 60 semester hours of undergraduate level coursework
  • GRE (Combined 1000, or 297 new exam for verbal and quantitative sections) MAT (410) or GMAT (480) scores
  • Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a RN
  • Successfully complete a basic statistics course at the undergraduate level from an accredited institution

Admission to program is competitive for most of the specialty tracks

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Program Name: MSN (Master's of Science in Nursing)

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Primary Care N/A
Nursing and Health System Administration N/A
Clinical Nurse Leader (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Family Primary Care (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Acute N/A
Nurse Educator N/A
Dual (primary and acute) Pediatric Care to DNP(online) N/A
Nursing Informatics(online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Adult- Gerontology Primary (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Adult-Gerontology Acute N/A
Nurse Practitioner Adult-Gerontology Primary with Occupational Health Subspecialty N/A
Nurse Practitioner Dual Adult-Gerontology / Registered Nurse First Assist (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Adult / Women’s Health Primary Care (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric-Mental Health Primary Care (online) N/A
Nurse Practitioner Neonatal Care (online) N/A
Nurse Anesthetist N/A

Doctoral Program

Program accreditations: CCNE

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

PhD

Program Name: PhD (Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing)

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

DNP

Program Name: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) for Second Degree Students
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 89.97%
Average number of students tested annually: 246
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at University of Alabama - Birmingham as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 244 92.6 90.26
2011 237 89.5 88.43
2010 255 87.8 85.21
2009 249 87.9 89.47

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