Health Graduate Programs Earn High National Rankings

The physician assistant program at the UI Carver College of Medicine retained its No. 1 position among public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of graduate schools. Also, the Carver College retained its ranking as 10th best public medical school for research.

In addition, ranked No. 1 among public universities in "America's Best Graduate Schools 2012," are the nursing specialties of Nursing Service Administration and Gerontological/Geriatric in the UI College of Nursing, and the speech-language pathology and audiology graduate programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Other health science graduate programs and their rankings include:

  • Physical Therapy, 3
  • Nursing-Anesthesia, 6
  • Nursing Specialty-Nurse Practitioner: Pediatric, 6
  • Nursing, 7
  • College of Medicine-Primary Care, 9
  • Medicine Specialty-Internal Medicine, 9
  • Public Health, 9