Programs of Study

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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.

Spring 2016 applications are now available.  The deadline to apply is August 31st.

Nursing Information Sessions will be held on the following dates:

July 21       12:00-1:00 pm   HS Room 109

August 3    4:00-5:00 pm     HS Room 105

August 20  4:00-5:00 pm     HS Room 109









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Accreditation Status

Nursing programs have the full approval of the Alabama Board of Nursing and are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). Accreditation information regarding the nursing program may be obtained from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. Telephone: 404-975-5000.