RN Mobility - Admission

The Capstone College of Nursing

Admission to the RN Mobility Tracks is a two-step process.

Applicants are first considered for admission to The University of Alabama as lower division students. After completion of lower division coursework, students apply for promotion to the upper division (nursing courses) of the curriculum.

Click here to view the states from which the College of Nursing currently accepts applications for admission.

A complete listing of required classes is available at the Program of Studies page.

Lower Division

Prospective RN Mobility students are admitted to the lower division once they meet The University of Alabama admission requirements and declare “Educational Opportunity for Registered Nurses” (EORN) as their major on the application. The application for admission is available at http://mybama.ua.edu/apply.html. Please read the following instructions before trying to create the application.

  • click on “First time user account creation” link
  • create a login ID and PIN
  • click on “Create a new admissions application” link
  • click on “Distance Programs” link (5th on the list)
  • click “Undergraduate Distance Learning Programs” link
  • click “Create new application”
  • choose “General Degree” in the application type section

College Transcripts should be mailed to:
UA Office of Records
Box 870134
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Students may have completed many lower division courses at another institution. Students who have questions related to the RN Mobility Track admission process should contact:

  • Katara Wilson, Mentoring and Recruitment Coordinator, RN Mobility Program, at 800.313.3591 (toll-free), 205.348.6639 (direct), or katara.wilson@ua.edu.
  • Michelle Cheshire, RN Mobility Coordinator at 800.313.3591 (toll-free), 205.348.6318 (direct), or mcheshire@ua.edu.
Upper Division

To be admitted to the upper division of nursing, students must submit an application for promotion before enrolling in online nursing classes. To enroll in the full-time plan of study, or the part-time plan of study, RN to BSN students must complete all core courses prior to beginning any nursing courses.