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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / School of Nursing is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing health systems administration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthesia
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Women's health
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Family
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Pediatric
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Adult-gerontology acute care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Psychiatric/mental health
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Adult-gerontology primary care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing informatics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical nurse leader
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 557
Doctoral Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Research mentorship experience (for PhD); scholarly project (for DNP)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,027
Applied
565
Accepted
421
Enrolled
55%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 24th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or on last 60 semesters hours; letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Computer literacy, course work in statistics, interview, minimum GPA of 3.0, MS in nursing, references, writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$29,867
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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,621
Total Graduate Students
85%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.53%
Black or African American 16.47%
White or Caucasian 74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 3.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.1%
Unknown 1.23%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

128
Total faculty
Full-time - 86
Part-time - 42
Male (14)
Female (114)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Palliative care; oncology; aging; HIV/AIDS; nursing work environments
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,349,405

Location & Contact

Address Nursing Building
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294-1210
United States
Contact Dr. Doreen C. Harper
Dean
Email: dcharper@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-5360
Fax: 205-934-1894