Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions


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Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions


As a leader in the education of nurses since 1973, the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions (ACONHP) at the 国产AV (UNA) is fully approved by the Alabama State Board of Nursing and accredited. Ranked in the top 10 in the south, UNA is a prestigious nursing school in Alabama preparing you to care and heal—one patient interaction at a time.

With a diverse student body and seasoned faculty, 国产AV’s on-campus and online healthcare programs offer flexible course schedules, competitive pricing, and a highly reputable education that fits your life. Even better? UNA offers several scholarships to nursing students including the New Start Scholarship for new online nursing program students (exclusions apply) and the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) for MSN graduate students interested in becoming nursing faculty.

ACONHP Goals and Student Outcomes

Exceptional Health Care Professionals Start Here

From nurses to healthcare professionals, organizational leaders to patient advocates, UNA creates a brighter future with each nursing graduate. We offer on-campus and online nursing program models to ensure an innovative education approach for even the busiest of professionals. Featuring both nursing programs online and accelerated nursing degree programs, With UNA, you’ll earn a degree that’s:

  • Affordable Earn a prestigious nursing degree for a surprisingly low cost. We keep our programs affordable and accessible for full-time professionals like you.
  • Flexible Designed for working nurses, many of our programs are 100% online with clinical requirements that can be completed within your own community.
  • Reputable In our accredited on-campus and accredited online nursing programs, you will learn from highly qualified, credentialed, and experienced faculty who understand the changing health care industry and are committed to helping you reach your goals.

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Gain the skills you need to contribute to non-clinical professions and prepare for job roles including medical clinic administrator, wellness coordinator, and health educator.

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"UNA not only makes me feel prepared for post-graduate life as a hopeful RN, but also makes me feel a part of something much bigger than myself. We are a family and we celebrate everyone's success along the way. Nursing isn't an easy career, but ACONHP has definitely made it an easy decision."
Marissa Deal, Level 2 Nursing Student

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"I chose nursing because I like to help people leave better than they came. It's an absolute joy to not only work with, but to also save lives."
Kaleb Grimes, Level 4 Nursing Student

Reputable & Accredited


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, and post-graduate APRN certificate program in nursing at the 国产AV are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ().

Ranked in the top 10 in the south, UNA prepares you to care and heal—one patient interaction at a time.

UNA has been approved by Alabama to participate in the . NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.


The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the 国产AV is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (). Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.