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)

Dual Nursing Program between UAH College of Nursing and Calhoun Community College Nursing

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)
  • BSN 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 20201,308
  Undergraduate 760
  Graduate 548
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Degrees Conferred

 Degrees Conferred Fall 2019/Spring 2020406
  Bachelors 214
  Masters 144
  Certificates 13
  Doctor of Nursing Practice 35

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71% of faculty are doctorally prepared with an additional 29% of faculty currently enrolled in doctoral programs