Educate and inspire individuals to become visionary nurse leaders who act with integrity, discover through scientific methods, and champion strategies to promote health equity in Alabama, the nation, and global communities. We are committed to a healthy learning and work environment, where diversity and civility promote creativity, innovation, and social responsibility to improve the human condition.

Undergraduate Programs

The undergraduate programs at UAH provide four pathways to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing: A program for students seeking their first professional nursing degree, a dual-enrollment program with partner community colleges, a mobility program for registered nurses with an associate degree in nursing, and an accelerated program for students who have already completed another baccalaureate program.

Traditional 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).

RN-BSN (Online)

Dual Nursing Program between UAH College of Nursing and Calhoun Community College, Northeast Alabama Community College, and Motlow State Community College.

Accelerated Nursing Program

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid)
  • Nursing Administration (Online)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • Post-baccalaureate to DNP (Hybrid)
  • Post-masters to DNP (Online)

Joint Nursing Science Ph.D. Program

  • Post-masters to Ph.D. (Online)
  • BSN to Ph.D. (Online)

Online Programs

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

  • RN-BSN
  • Nursing Administration
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Joint Nursing Science Ph.D.

Certificate Programs

Post-master's Family Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid)

Post-master's Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid)

Nursing Education (Online)

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment Fall 2022964
Undergraduate 581
Graduate 383

Degrees Conferred

Degrees Conferred (Fall 2021 - Spring 2022)302
Bachelors 160
Masters 121
Certificates 7
Doctoral 14

81% of faculty are doctorally prepared, with an additional 19% of faculty currently enrolled in doctoral programs