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Nursing

Welcome and thank you for your interest in our nursing programs. Below you will find links to information for each of our nursing programs.  Please contact the nursing department by phone (256-306-2794) with any questions about these programs. The Nursing Department is located on the Decatur Campus in the Health Sciences Center (click here to see campus maps) and is comprised of both the Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programs. The office hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Fridays.

Am I ready to be a nursing student?   Click here to take this short self-assessment to help you gauge your readiness for education in nursing.   

Click here to read the memo discussing the new admission criteria.

Applications for Fall 2016 Nursing programs (RN, Part-time Evening RN, and LPN) are now available.  The deadline is March 31, 2016.

Nursing Information Sessions for the Fall 2016 application period will be held on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016  4:00-5:00pm   Health Sciences Bldg. Rm. 109
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2016   4:00-5:00pm   Health Sciences Bldg. Rm. 109
  • Thursday, March 10, 2016  4:00-5:00pm  Health Sciences Bldg. Rm. 109
  • Monday, March 28, 2016   4:00-5:00pm   Health Sciences Bldg. Rm. 109

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