University of Alabama at Birmingham Online APRN Programs

Overview: University of Alabama at Birmingham: School of Nursing

Department: School of Nursing
Programs Offered: AGACNP, AGPCNP, FNP, NNP, PACNP, PPCNP, PMHNP, WHNP
Degree Types: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted), DNP (BSN Required)
Accreditation: CCNE
Instruction Methods: Program combines synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Students are required to log in to the virtual classroom at certain times for lectures or discussions.
Phone Number: (205) 975-7529
Social Media: Facebook and Twitter

University of Alabama at Birmingham Online APRN Programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham Online FNP Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program - Family Nurse Practitioner specialty (BSN to MSN pathway and RN to MSN pathway (ADN plus Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with four on-campus visits (orientation and three on-campus sessions) with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate; 54 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway requires 3 bridge courses)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 2 years (Fall admission only); Part-time program can be completed in 2+ years (Summer admission)
Program Start Date: Fall and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN (ADN) plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; at least one year of experience before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE, GMAT or MAT required for BSN applicants with a GPA below 3.2
Tuition: ~$22,950 + fees (BSN to MSN); $27,540 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (BSN to DNP) - Family Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with six on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: Minimum of 1000 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 to 78 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 6 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 40 months (3 years plus one semesters)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license; at least one year of experience before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.2 (3.5 or higher is recommended)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$38,760 + fees to ~$39,780 + fees (depending on how many credits are needed)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia



University of Alabama at Birmingham Online AGACNP Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialty (BSN to MSN pathway and RN to MSN pathway (ADN plus Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with four on-campus visits (orientation and three on-campus sessions) with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate; 54 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway requires 3 bridge courses)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 2 years (Fall admission only); Part-time program can be completed in 2+ years (Summer admission)
Program Start Date: Fall and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN (ADN) plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; at least two years of experience in critical care settings before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred; ACLS certification recommended
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE, GMAT or MAT required for BSN applicants with a GPA below 3.2
Tuition: ~$22,950 + fees (BSN to MSN); $27,540 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (BSN to DNP) - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with six on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: Minimum of 1000 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 to 78 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 6 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 40 months (3 years plus one semesters)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license; at least two years of experience in critical care settings before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred; ACLS certification recommended
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.2 (3.5 or higher is recommended)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$38,760 + fees to ~$39,780 + fees (depending on how many credits are needed)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia



University of Alabama at Birmingham Online AGPCNP Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program - Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty (BSN to MSN pathway and RN to MSN pathway (ADN plus Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with four on-campus visits (orientation and three on-campus sessions) with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate; 54 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway requires 3 bridge courses)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 2 years (Fall admission only); Part-time program can be completed in 2+ years (Summer admission)
Program Start Date: Fall and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN (ADN) plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; at least one year of experience before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE, GMAT or MAT required for BSN applicants with a GPA below 3.2
Tuition: ~$22,950 + fees (BSN to MSN); $27,540 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (BSN to DNP) - Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with six on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: Minimum of 1000 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 to 78 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 6 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 40 months (3 years plus one semesters)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license; at least one year of experience before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.2 (3.5 or higher is recommended)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$38,760 + fees to ~$39,780 + fees (depending on how many credits are needed)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia



University of Alabama at Birmingham Online NNP Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty (BSN to MSN pathway and RN to MSN pathway (ADN plus Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with four on-campus visits (orientation and three on-campus sessions) with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate; 54 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway requires 3 bridge courses)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 2 years (Fall admission only); Part-time program can be completed in 2+ years (Summer admission)
Program Start Date: Fall and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN (ADN) plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; at least two years of experience in Level III NICU (within the last five years) is required before starting clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE, GMAT or MAT required for BSN applicants with a GPA below 3.2
Tuition: ~$22,950 + fees (BSN to MSN); $27,540 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (BSN to DNP) - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with six on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: Minimum of 1000 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 to 78 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 6 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 40 months (3 years plus one semesters)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license; at least two years of experience in Level III NICU (within the last five years) is required before starting clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.2 (3.5 or higher is recommended)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$38,760 + fees to ~$39,780 + fees (depending on how many credits are needed)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia



University of Alabama at Birmingham Online PACNP Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program - Primary/Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty (BSN to MSN pathway and RN to MSN pathway (ADN plus Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with four on-campus visits (orientation and three on-campus sessions) with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 960 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 55 credits needed to graduate; 64 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway requires 3 bridge courses)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 32 months (Fall admission only); Part-time program can be completed in 3 years (Summer admission)
Program Start Date: Fall and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 8 Semesters; Part-time: 9 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN (ADN) plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; at least one year of experience in pediatric nursing is required before starting clinical courses; PALS certification required
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE, GMAT or MAT required for BSN applicants with a GPA below 3.2
Tuition: ~$22,950 + fees (BSN to MSN); $27,540 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia



University of Alabama at Birmingham Online PPCNP Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty (BSN to MSN pathway and RN to MSN pathway (ADN plus Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with four on-campus visits (orientation and three on-campus sessions) with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 560 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 44 credits needed to graduate; 53 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway requires 3 bridge courses)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 2 years (Fall admission only); Part-time program can be completed in 2+ years (Summer admission)
Program Start Date: Fall and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN (ADN) plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; at least one year of experience in pediatric nursing before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE, GMAT or MAT required for BSN applicants with a GPA below 3.2
Tuition: ~$22,950 + fees (BSN to MSN); $27,540 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (BSN to DNP) - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with six on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: Minimum of 1000 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 to 78 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 6 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 40 months (3 years plus one semesters)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license; at least one year of experience in pediatric nursing before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.2 (3.5 or higher is recommended)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$38,760 + fees to ~$39,780 + fees (depending on how many credits are needed)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia



University of Alabama at Birmingham Online PMHNP Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty (BSN to MSN pathway and RN to MSN pathway (ADN plus Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with four on-campus visits (orientation and three on-campus sessions) with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate; 54 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway requires 3 bridge courses)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 2 years (Fall admission only); Part-time program can be completed in 2+ years (Summer admission)
Program Start Date: Fall and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN (ADN) plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; at least one year of experience in the area of nursing psychiatry before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE, GMAT or MAT required for BSN applicants with a GPA below 3.2
Tuition: ~$22,950 + fees (BSN to MSN); $27,540 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (BSN to DNP) - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with six on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: Minimum of 1000 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 to 78 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 6 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 40 months (3 years plus one semesters)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license; at least one year of experience in the area of nursing psychiatry before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.2 (3.5 or higher is recommended)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$38,760 + fees to ~$39,780 + fees (depending on how many credits are needed)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia



University of Alabama at Birmingham Online WHNP Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program - Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialty (BSN to MSN pathway and RN to MSN pathway (ADN plus Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with four on-campus visits (orientation and three on-campus sessions) with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate; 54 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway requires 3 bridge courses)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 28 months (Fall admission only); Part-time program can be completed in 32 months (Summer admission)
Program Start Date: Fall and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 7 Semesters; Part-time: 8 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN (ADN) plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; at least one year of experience before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE, GMAT or MAT required for BSN applicants with a GPA below 3.2
Tuition: ~$22,950 + fees (BSN to MSN); $27,540 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (BSN to DNP) - Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with six on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.uab.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: Minimum of 1000 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 to 78 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 6 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 40 months (3 years plus one semesters)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 10 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license; at least one year of experience before enrolling in clinical courses is preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.2 (3.5 or higher is recommended)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$38,760 + fees to ~$39,780 + fees (depending on how many credits are needed)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $510 per credit hour (additional $250 fee per online course)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Utah, Washington and West Virginia