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Associate in Science in Nursing

Students earn an Associate in Science Degree in just 2 years (5 semesters). Students have the opportunity to learn hands-on skills in both the clinical and simulated lab setting from experienced nurse educators. You will be prepared to take the Registered Nurse licensure exam and enter the workforce.


  • Learn to promote health, prevent disease and help others cope

  • Develop communication, assessment and collaboration skills

  • Low faculty to student ratio allows personalized instruction

  • Rotate through a variety of settings including hospitals and specialty clinics

  • Participate in hands-on clinical training

Job Placement and Career Preparation

Nursing is the fastest-growing occupation in the U.S. Feel confident that a UWA nursing degree will help you find employment and job security. Employment opportunities are numerous and include ambulatory care, critical care, trauma and emergency, home health, hospice, mental health, neonatal or pediatric care. Or, you could even look into Travel Nurse options where you can be paid as a nurse to travel to exciting places anywhere in the world!

For more information contact Lynn Lashley or call (205) 652-3517

Extra-curricular activities

  • Student Nurses’ Association

  • Local Health Screenings

  • Community Health Service Projects

  • Superior Performance Award

  • Nightingale Professionalism Award

  • Montag Leadership Award

  • Elise Pruitt Clinical Award

  • Outstanding Student Award