The U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School Rankings were released recently and many of the UAB graduate programs were ranked near the top.
The School of Health Professions' Master of Science in health administration remains ranked No. 1, while the school's programs in physical therapy and operational therapy are No. 13 and No. 23, respectively.
The School of Nursing is ranked No. 8 among public schools of nursing and No. 15 overall for master's degrees.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice programs ranked No. 5 in pediatric acute care, No. 6 in adult gerontology primary care and family nursing practitioner, and No. 11 in adult gerontology acute care by their respective peers.
The master's program in nursing administration ranked No. 4, while the degrees in family nursing practitioner and adult gerontology acute care were both ranked No. 7.
The School of Public Health is ranked No. 19. The School of Medicine is ranked No. 26 for primary care and No. 32 for research. Three specialties -- internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and surgery -- are ranked among the leaders in their respective fields.
The data for the rankings came from statistical surveys of more than 2,150 programs and from reputation surveys sent to more than 23,200 academics and professionals, conducted in fall 2021 and early 2022.