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The University of Alabama in Huntsville


The University of Alabama in Huntsville / College of Nursing is located in Huntsville, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Leadership in health care systems
(Certificate) Family nurse practitioner
(Certificate) Nursing education

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Oral and written exams



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th April 1st No
Spring deadline November 30th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MAT or GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Alabama RN license, BSN, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in nursing in an advanced practice area
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Health care informatics, chronic illness management, maternal and child health, genetics/genomics, technology and health care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL  35899
United States
Contact Dr. Marsha Adams
Phone: 256-824-6345
Fax: 256-824-6026