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.

Undergraduate Programs

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.

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 (Totally Online)

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

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

Post-master's Certificate Program

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (Hybrid)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • Post-baccalaureate to DNP (hybrid)
  • Post-masters to DNP (Totally Online)

Joint Nursing Science Ph.D. Program (Ph.D.)

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

Certificate Program

Nursing Education (Totally 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.

Student Enrollment

 Total Enrollment Fall 20191,440
  Undergraduate 846
  Graduate 594
Student Enrollment - Pie Chart

Degrees Conferred

 Degrees Conferred Fall 2018/Spring 2019338
  Bachelors 186
  Masters 109
  Certificates 16
  Doctor of Nursing Practice 27



65% of faculty are doctorally prepared with an additional 23% of faculty currently enrolled in doctoral programs