NRA Hunter Education Online Course Now Available in Alabama

Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association’s award-winning NRA Hunter Education online course is now available in the state of Alabama, the latest addition as the NRA works to make the course available to hunters in all 50 states. Since the program’s inception in 2017, the NRA has provided FREE online hunter education to over 100,000 students, fueling the interest and expansion of new hunters and shooters across the country. Alabama joins 12 other states that accept the NRA Hunter Education as a prerequisite for obtaining a hunting license.

“The NRA is pleased to partner with the state of Alabama to offer hunter education at no cost to its residents, increasing the chances of new hunters entering the field,” said Joseph P. DeBergalis, Jr., executive director of operations. NRA generals. “We are proud of the relationships we have fostered with state wildlife agencies across the country, including the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. It is a team effort to promote and strengthen hunter recruitment and we are grateful for the support of the State of Alabama.”

Designed and provided by the organization that created the first hunter education program in the United States in 1949, the NRA Hunter Education online course offers a new and comprehensive approach to hunter education. The 15-chapter online sequence features eye-catching videos, eye-catching charts and diagrams, interactive modules, audio recordings, and dozens of action photos presented in engaging, easily accessible components that provide the best method for teaching future hunters lessons. They will remember for the rest of their lives.

“The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is pleased to add the NRA’s online hunter education course to our selection of online options,” said Capt. Marisa L. Futral, hunter education coordinator for the Alabama Department of Conservation. Alabama Conservation and Natural Resources. “The NRA has a long history of working with hunter education programs and we are delighted to partner with them in this valuable effort.”

All of this instruction is available at the fingertips of students, when and where they can complete it. Removing the sometimes prohibitive cost barrier of traditional courses, the NRA’s online hunter education course is available completely free of charge, encouraging new hunters to take the first step and making it easier for Experienced hunters revisit the material.

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Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is the oldest sports and civil rights group in the United States. With more than five million members, the NRA continues to defend the Second Amendment and advocates for the enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association continues to be the national leader in firearms education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military. Follow the NRA on social media at and Twitter @NRA.