University of South Alabama

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University of South Alabama
Type Public
Established 1963 (1963)
President Tony Waldrop
Location Mobile, Alabama, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue, red, and white
Nickname Jaguars

University of South Alabama (USA or South) is a public research university located in Mobile, Alabama, United States. The university is organized into 10 colleges and schools plus the different elements that make up USA Health, offering "more than 100 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs."[1] USA is classified as a research university with high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university enrolled more than 16,000 students, and it ranked 88 for its engineering programs according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

B.S. in Health Informatics
??? credit hours, 75 of which are related to the major
Available online? Unknown
Program URL:

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
?? credit hours over five classes
Available online? Unknown
Program URL:

Nursing informatics

The following nursing informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics
37 credit hours; also available as nursing informatics RN to MSN
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

D.N.P. in Nursing Informatics
Credit hours may vary; available as two types of nursing informatics MSN to DNP as well as a BSN to DNP
Available online? Partially
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Quick Facts". University of South Alabama. Retrieved 08 December 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 08 December 2016. 
  3. "University of South Alabama". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 08 December 2016.