Key Program Information

Master of Arts, Anthropology*

You must apply for admissions through The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) at
In order for a student to enroll in courses at UAB (after applying for admission through UA Tuscaloosa), this process must be followed:

  1. Student completes the Cooperative Admission form at
  2. Student submits the Cooperative Admission form to the University of Alabama’s
    Graduate Registrar, Beth Yarbrough. Ms. Yarbrough’s contact information is or (205) 348-8285 or (205) 348-5921.
  3. The UA Graduate Registrar then faxes a copy of the approved Cooperative
    Admission form and a copy of the student’s UA admission letter to
    the UAB Graduate Admission Office to the attention of Susan Banks at (205)
    996-5852. Mrs. Banks may be contacted at (205) 934-8227 or
  4. After UAB receives the approved Cooperative Admission form from UA, the
    student will be added to UAB’s record system and will then be allowed to register
    for UAB courses online after obtaining a Blazer ID and creating a strong
*The degree is awarded by the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, UAB's partner in the cooperative degree program.

Program Director: Loretta Cormier
Phone: (205) 934-5634
Physical Address: UAB Department of History and Anthropology, HHB 360H, 1401 University Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-1152

Deadline for Entry Term(s): Consult Program Director for information
Deadline for All Application Materials to be in the Graduate School Office: January 31
Number of Evaluation Forms Required: Three
Entrance Tests GRE (TOEFL and TWE also required for international applicants whose native language is not English.)
Comments See UA catalog and