University of Alabama

Capstone College 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 (BSN)
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 97.2%
Average number of students tested annually: 158
Program accreditations: CCNE
Program started in 1976
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 as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 162 97.5 90.26
2011 162 97.5 88.43
2010 149 96.6 85.21
2009 143 97.9 89.47

Masters Program

The University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing, masters program in nursing prepares post baccalaureate nurses seeking advanced nursing education. The college offers an MSN in Nursing Case Management for Rural Populations, Clinical Nurse Leader, as well as the dual degree (MSN/MA) program offered in partnership with the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration.  

The program allows students to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing on a full time or part time enrollment basis. All classes in the MSN program have the option of being completed through a distance learning modality. Graduates from the MSN program are eligible to apply to sit for a range of certification exams.

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from an accredited nursing program
  • Undergraduate Grade Point Average of 3.0 or more
  • Current unencumbered Registered Nursing license

The dual enrollment MSN/MA program requires applicants to present the official scores for the Valid Graduate Management Admission Test and Graduate Record Examination.

Applicants who fail to meet any of the admissions criteria for the program or have lower grade point averages than required may still be considered for the program on the basis of their qualifications if space permits.

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Program Name: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Nurse Educator N/A
Case Management N/A
Clinical Nurse Leader N/A
Nurse Practitioners N/A

RN to MSN

Program Name: RN Mobility - RN to BSN/MSN Track

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

MSN/MBA

Program Name: MSN/MA in Management

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Dual degrees is offered in conjunction with the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration

Doctoral Program

Program accreditations: CCNE

Doctoral programs offered at this school:

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: Second Degree (BSN)
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 97.2%
Average number of students tested annually: 158
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 as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 162 97.5 90.26
2011 162 97.5 88.43
2010 149 96.6 85.21
2009 143 97.9 89.47

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