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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.