The UC Advantage
The University of Cincinnati has received wide national recognition including ranking in the top tier of American colleges, and as one of 15 “up and coming universities” by U.S. News and World Report and The Chronicle of Higher Education, which calls UC a “research heavyweight.” The university has the highest Carnegie classification (RU/VH) for research, and research funding for 2010 was over $443 million. The UC campus was included on the “13 World’s Most Beautiful College Campuses” list by Forbes Magazine.
UC College of Nursing offers a strong collaborative network of faculty with research expertise and top-notch research resources. The college is part of the internationally recognized UC Health system (www.uc.edu/health) that also includes colleges of medicine, allied health sciences and pharmacy; Hoxworth Blood Center, UC Barrett Cancer Institute at UC Health and institutes at the Reading Campus. The college has close and long-standing ties to the Cincinnati VA Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, which is consistently ranked one of the top ten pediatric hospitals in the country.
Join us in our commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The MSN and Doctorate of Nursing Practice programs focus on a variety of advanced nursing areas. The MSN online program is ranked #6 by TheBestColleges.org.
Faculty Research Resources
Institute for Nursing Research and Scholarship
Extramural funding is critical in achieving our mission; therefore, the college’s Institute for Nursing Research and Scholarship (INRS) provides the infrastructure to facilitate grant development and provide post-award support. This Institute supports the research and scholarship of faculty members and students in the college through a variety of mechanisms such as research focus areas, writing support, and Research Educational Forums.
Within the College of Nursing, every department strives to leverage technology to transform their work. You’ll find three key departments that partner with faculty, staff and students to facilitate the transformation.
- The Center for Academic Technologies and Educational Resources (CATER) – provides comprehensive IT and communication partnership for technology innovation in the learning and research environment, as well as, marketing programs and initiatives; leads technology implementation and adoption.
- The Interprofessional Innovation Collaboratory – leads the college into the telehealth arena while leveraging robotics and simulation; provides resources and an environment for interdisciplinary collaboration and research.
- The Instructional Design Center – partners with faculty to develop cutting-edge content delivery and alignment with learning strategy best practices; leads initiatives for college-wide instructional design innovations, development and a community of practice.