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The UAB School of Education is working every day to transform lives and to optimize human potential. We are known for our cutting-edge programs that prepare professionals to serve in a diverse world.  Our outstanding faculty are not only leaders in their fields, but also excellent mentors and teachers who inspire others to grow and to learn.


The UAB School of Education is home to a diverse array of undergraduate and graduate programs in areas such as educator preparation, counselor education, health education, and kinesiology (formerly physical education).  Our programs are accredited by relevant organizations, and are staffed by world-class faculty.

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UAB School of Education faculty are at the leading edge of investigating some of today’s most vexing challenges in areas such as exercise science, health disparities, language/literacy development, urban education, and special education.  The School of Education includes several centers that help to support this work: The Center for Educational Accountability and the Center for Urban Education.

Mission Statement
To create knowledge and support professionals to serve in a diverse world.
Vision Statement
Transforming lives to optimize human potential.
  • Respectful—We treat faculty, staff, students, administrators, external collaborators, and others with respect in all interactions.
  • Responsive—We address the needs of all of our constituent groups in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Innovative—We develop new and effective approaches to addressing critical challenges.

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