Remote learning options include professional development courses, a fully online RN-BSN program and a hybrid Doctorate in Nursing Practice program.
Those considering the nursing profession but who have a degree in a non-nursing field will be interested in the Second Degree Option.
Once enrolled, students may be eligible to receive generous financial assistance, including financial aid packages that do not need to be fully paid back.
UAB's School of Nursing offers robust scholarship, traineeship and fellowship programs, including a Nurse Faculty Loan Program that cancels up to 85% of a doctoral nursing student's school debt if they work as a full-time nurse faculty member at an accredited post-secondary nursing program after graduation.
The school has a NCLEX first-time test taker pass rate that consistently exceeds 90 percent, which is well above the national average of around 85 percent.Nursing is one of the country’s largest professions.The field is also extremely diverse, covering a variety of specialties as well as career paths.Students will appreciate the diverse learning opportunities and degree pathways, such as dual degree options, more than 15 nurse practitioner specialty tracks and an accelerated master's program.Examples of available specialties include occupational health, neonatal, pediatrics, adult/gerontology and psychiatric-mental health.