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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Alabama

There are two schools in the state of Alabama offering nurse practitioner programs. 16 students graduated with degrees from Alabama nurse practitioner schools in 2010. 11 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and five of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

Eight students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state, on average, per year. Out of those, five students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates and 11 with a master's level degree.

Two nurse practitioner schools are located in this state. And out of these, one school is public, while one school is private. While tuition at a public nurse practitioner school is $7,492, private nurse practitioner school tuition is $21,942.

Average tuition for programs in advanced nursing is $16,238. While the highest tuition for programs in advanced nursing, which is $21,942 each year, is at Stamford University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,492 each year, is at the University of Alabama at Huntsville.

Nurse practitioner schools in this state offer certificates and masters degrees.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Alabama 2010 - 2010

Eight students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state, on average, per year. Out of those, five students graduated with nurse practitioner certificates and 11 with a master's level degree.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Alabama 2010 - 2010

  • Certificate 2010: 5
  • Master 2010: 11

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of three programs in advanced nursing. Of these programs, about 66% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 1
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16910
  • 25th Percentile: 19750
  • Median: 23620
  • 75th Percentile: 35530
  • 90th Percentile: 94510

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27460
  • Median Salary 2007: 26060
  • Median Salary 2008: 25280
  • Median Salary 2009: 23200
  • Median Salary 2010: 23620
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 650
  • Total Employed 2008: 850
  • Total Employed 2009: 810
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Alabama vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Alabama vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.292% (720)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Alabama

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1. The University of Alabama at Huntsville

301 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35899
(256) 824-6120

The University of Alabama at Huntsville is 3.3 miles from the heart of downtown. UAH offers two nurse practitioner programs. More specifically, this university offers one certificate in advanced nursing to students and one degree at the master's level in advanced nursing. 7,614 students seek degrees in 75 UAH programs, overall. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in advanced nursing.

2. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University offers one program in advanced nursing and this school is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution. Samford is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering nurse practitioner programs.