The Future Is in Your Hands

Earn Your BSN or advanced nursing degree through Bama By Distance.

As a nurse, you chose to make the future brighter for others. Now it's time to create a better future for yourself by continuing your education. Through online and distance learning, you can earn your advanced nursing degree from The University of Alabama. Get on the fast track to a higher salary, increased job security and leadership opportunities.

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Quality. Convenience. Affordability.

Wherever you are in your nursing career, The University of Alabama offers a distance learning program to help meet your educational needs. Through UA's Capstone College of Nursing you can earn your BSN, MSN (including Nurse Practitioner), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or Doctor of Education for Nurse Educators (EdD) from a name you can trust.

The convenient formats allow you to balance your family, work and other responsibilities — all while striving for a better future. And tuition is the same regardless of where you live.

A full list of our nursing degrees can be found on the information form. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are ready to assist you as you start your UA journey. Please note, only nurses from Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi can be admitted to the Nurse Practitioner programs at this time.

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Earn your degree from a name you know and rise with the Tide!

If the thought of going back to school renders images of fresh-faced, new graduates and a stern nursing instructor drilling facts and figures into your head, think again. Our courses are filled with diverse students and taught by supportive faculty who enjoy teaching experienced nurses like you!

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The Same Degree

A degree earned through Bama By Distance is identical to one earned on UA's main campus! The format allows you the flexibility to meet life's other demands while you complete your degree. Bama By Distance graduates are invited to participate in UA's regular commencement ceremonies.

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Affordable

Bama By Distance students benefit from the distance learning tuition rate (regardless of residency)! They are also eligible for financial aid and scholarships to help pay for their education.

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Prestigious

Join a community of legends and legends-in-the-making when you earn a degree from The University of Alabama. With graduates in companies and cities across the globe, the University has a robust alumni network who will greet you with that familiar "Roll Tide" when they find out you're in the family.

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Military Friendly

The University of Alabama is a military-friendly and Yellow Ribbon school. We are proud to have served thousands of active military, reservists, veterans and their families from every branch, and we look forward to continuing to partner with this esteemed group of men and women as they seek to advance their education.

You don't have to take our word for it!

Hear from some of our graduates about what earning a degree online from
The University of Alabama means to them.


Don't Say You Can't Do It

At The University of Alabama we want to help you tell a legendary story, and that begins with a premier education and strong support. You can succeed at earning your degree from wherever you are. Want to know more? Let our graduates tell you their Bama By Distance stories.


How Does It Feel?

Graduating from The University of Alabama brings out many emotions from our Bama By Distance students. At a recent commencement reception, they expressed their feelings about this great accomplishment.

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