UAH College of Nursing 2016 Fact Sheet


Our mission is to educate and inspire individuals to become nurse leaders who act with integrity, discover through scientific methods, and advocate for the best health care experiences of people and communities in a complex and evolving health care environment. In collaboration with our university colleagues and community partners, we are committed to excellence through our teaching, scholarship, practice, and service.

Traditional Program

The undergraduate programs at UAH provide two pathways to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing: A program for students seeking their first professional nursing degree or a mobility program for registered nurses with an associate degree in nursing.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (BSN) Graduates receive a BSN degree and are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX).

Distance Programs

Online/Hybrid courses allow nurses to continue working while completing an advanced degree.

RN to BSN or RN to MSN (MSN portion requires campus visits.)

Leadership in Health Care Systems

Post-Masters Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Certificate in Nursing Education

Graduate Programs


  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Leadership in Health Care Systems


  • Post-baccalaureate to DNP
  • Post-masters to DNP

Certificate Program

Nursing Education

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Student Enrollment

 Total Enrollment Fall 20161,141
  Undergraduate 721
  Graduate 420
Student Enrollment - Pie Chart

Degrees Conferred

 Degrees Conferred Fall 2015/Spring 2016313
  Bachelors 203
  Masters 93
  Doctor of Nursing Practice 17
Degrees Conferred - Pie Chart


56% of faculty are doctorally prepared with an additional 33% of faculty currently enrolled in doctoral programs