Nursing Degree Programs

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Make an Impact in Nursing

The medical field is continuously advancing, creating a constant need for new nursing professionals who are equipped to provide care to diverse populations. Prepare for success and open the door to a variety of professional opportunities in this in-demand field with a nursing degree from the University of West Alabama. The Division of Nursing offers on campus and online learning opportunities, both of which offer expert instruction from the same top-skilled faculty members who will prepare you to meet the demands of today’s nursing employers.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing


2 years; 68 credit hours

Gain hands-on skills in clinical and simulated lab settings, and graduate with the academic credential to take the registered nurse licensing exam (NCLEX). A blended option is available for those looking to earn their BSN.

4 years; 120-124 Credit Hours

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program prepares you for the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).


  1. O*NET Online. “Alabama Wages: 29-1141.00 – Registered Nurses.” Retrieved Oct. 17, 2023 from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Registered Nurses.” Sept. 6, 2023. Retrieved Oct. 17, 2023 from

*Anticipated launch date Fall 2024 pending Alabama Board of Nursing approval