Your destination for health and innovation: UAB health science programs

31 March 2023

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) sales toolkit highlights top-ranked health science programs.

UAB is a top 8% global university (U.S. News & World Report 2023), renowned for its health science programs and research opportunities. Eight of UAB’s medicine specialties rank in the nation’s top 50 (U.S. News & World Report 2023, Best Hospital Rankings), and U.S. News & World Report has ranked it No. 1 for Master’s in Health Care Management since 2019. Other top rankings include:

  • No. 7 Master’s Nurse Practitioner: Family (U.S. News & World Report 2023)

  • No. 4 Master’s Nursing Administration (U.S. News & World Report 2023)

  • No. 9 Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (U.S. News & World Report 2023)

  • No. 21 Best Medical School: Primary Care (U.S. News & World Report 2023)

  • No. 19 Master’s in Public Health (U.S. News & World Report 2022)

Top nursing programs make UAB a particularly attractive choice for those hoping to work in one of the US’ best jobs – U.S. News & World Report lists nurse practitioner as the No. 1 health care job in the US and the No. 2 best job in the US.

In addition to its highly ranked programs, UAB is also No. 2 among public schools of nursing in NIH funding (Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research 2022), and students have a 97% pass rate on nursing exams, compared to a 79.9% national average (NCLEX 2022).

UAB’s extensive health science network gives students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and participate in groundbreaking research. Partners include Southern Research, whose anticancer research has resulted in seven FDA-approved drugs and several notable chemotherapy advances, and local care centers such as Bibb Medical Center and Cooper Green Mercy Health Services Authority, which are working with UAB to fight colorectal cancer.

For more information on UAB’s health science programs, check out the sales toolkit here.