Alabama Nursing License

Nursing Licenses in AlabamaMaster’s Required?
Certified Nurse-Midwife Y
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Y
Certified Registered Nurse PractitionerY
Clinical Nurse SpecialistY
Registered Nurse (RN)N
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)N
NOTE: Nursing requirements change rapidly. Make sure to confirm licensing requirements with the Alabama State Board of Nursing before applying for licensure. Last updated: 2/21/2011

Alabama Nursing Salary Average

Below, find opportunities for nursing scholarships in Alabama. Click on the nursing scholarship’s name to learn more. For additional nursing financial aid options take a look at our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Licensed Nursing AssistantLicensed Practice NurseRegistered NurseAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse
$21,290$$34,430$57,840>$80,000*
*The Salary of an advanced practice nurse in Alabama can vary widely based upon specialization. Learn more about Alabama nursing salary.

Alabama Nursing Scholarships

Nursing Scholarships in AlabamaScholarship Amount
Alabama Board of Nursing Graduate Scholarship$3800
Must be pursuing an advanced degree and agree to teach classes to train nurses at an Alabama college or university. Must be an Alabama resident.

Learn about more financial aid options for nurses on our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Is Alabama a Nursing Licensure Compact State?No

There are many paths to become a nurse in Alabama. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.

In addition to nursing salaries in Alabama, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Alabama nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current. If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Alabama, please let us know!