The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing has been ranked No. 17 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value BSN Programs of 2015” and No. 27 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value RN to BSN Programs of 2015” by the web site valuecolleges.com.
Located in one of the world’s largest academic health science centers, the UAB School of Nursing offers innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, transforming the nursing workforce with highly educated leaders.
Whether a student decides to earn their bachelor’s of science in nursing just our of high school or after completing their associate’s degree and working as a registered nurse, the UAB School of Nursing offers exceptional programs for nurses at all professional stages.
“If you’re going to be a nurse, the BSN is an advantage...within this generation, the BSN will be a necessity, not an option” to practice nursing, Valuecolleges.com said.
The School is noted for state-of-the-art clinical simulations, its affordability, innovative use of online courses, and a challenging, contemporary program of study that is exceptionally well-designed and open to students from just about any location.
BSN preparation at the UAB School of Nursing uses state-of-the-art technologies, simulations, and other teaching strategies, to prepare graduates to care for families and individuals of all ages, as well as prepares students to pursue master’s and doctoral education. ADN-prepared nurses seeking a BSN have access to the same high-quality education in a distance-accessible format. The BSN program boasts a 98% first-time NCLEX pass rate.
US News & World Report, in its survey of the Best Nursing Schools for 2016, ranked the UAB School of Nursing 13th nationally, with three MSN Specialty Tracks ranked on reputation -- Nursing Health Systems Administration is listed 9th, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 12th and Family Nurse Practitioner 14th.
The School also ranks number one in the “Top 50 Best Value MSN Programs of 2015” by valuecolleges.com, which recognized the School’s affordability, quality of corporate and medical partnerships, high-tech simulation labs, and impressive faculty.
In addition to the BSN and RN to BSN, the School offers an RN to MSN degree for ADN-prepared nurses; an Accelerated Master’s in Nursing Pathway (AMNP) for those with bachelor’s degrees in other fields; more than 15 specialty tracks in the master’s program, including nurse anesthesia; a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP); and the only PhD in nursing in Alabama.
UAB BSN, RN to BSN programs ranked top value
- September 17, 2015
UAB School of Nursing ranked number 17 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value BSN Programs of 2015” and number 27 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value RN to BSN Programs of 2015” by valuecolleges.com.