Welcome to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing. Professional nursing continues to be a rewarding lifetime career with many opportunities for advancement. As the challenges and demands in health care intensify, the demand for an educated nursing workforce increases. Since 1950, the UAB School of Nursing has been building on a vision to sustain nursing leadership worldwide.
The UAB School of Nursing is an outstanding choice for pursuing your education as the next step in developing yourself as a nursing leader:
- The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a city campus with rich academic, health, cultural, athletic and recreational resources;
- An innovative interdisciplinary research university and world-renowned academic health center, UAB is ranked fifth in the world for its collaborative science and clinical work in the areas of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health professions, optometry and public health;
- UAB is engaged with the community in discovering and applying the latest research and evidence to promote the highest quality and best clinical care for patients and their families;
- The UAB School of Nursing is ranked 21st in overall graduate programs, among the top 5 percent of nursing schools nationwide, by U.S. News and World Report;
- The UAB School of Nursing is home to a leading research center with funded studies in oncology, pediatrics, minority health, international nursing, HIV/AIDS care, occupational health, and aging and palliative care.
The UAB School of Nursing offers innovative bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. Among these are the state’s only PhD in Nursing and joint Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees, more than 10 specialty and/or subspecialty nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist majors, dual degree options, advanced nursing executive majors in administration and informatics, and an Accelerated Master’s in Nursing Pathway (AMNP) program for students who already have one degree. Some courses are taught completely in a distance-accessible format, where students can complete course requirements without traveling to the campus and some courses have online content combined with live, on-campus sessions
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