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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.

The UAB School of Education is located at 901 13th Street South, in Birmingham, Alabama. The school sits in the middle of a block between 13th and 14th Streets South, and University Blvd and 10th Avenue South.

If you plan on using a GPS to direct you to the UAB School of Education, we suggest that you type in the following: 900 14th Street South, Birmingham, Alabama.  When the SOE's 13th street address is used, the GPS routinely takes visitors to 13th Street Southwest, which is 12 miles west of campus.


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Turn-by-Turn Directions

From I-65 Southbound

Take the 4th Avenue South Exit.

This is a one way street headed east.

Stay on 4th Avenue South until you come to the 14th Street South intersection.

Take a right onto 14th Street South.

Stay on 14th Street South until you cross University Blvd. (also 8th Ave. South).  The School of Education is located on the right side of 14th Street South, between University Blvd and 10th Avenue South.

From I-65 Northbound

Take the University Blvd. Exit (Also 8th Avenue South).

As you merge with University Blvd., stay in the right hand or middle lane.

You will see an overhead crosswalk at the intersection of University and 13th Street South.

You may turn right on 13th Street South and the School of Education will be on your left.  If you choose to continue on University Blvd to 14th Street South and turn right, the School of Education will be on your right.

Parking Permits

If you plan to park in a UAB lot, you must first obtain a permit from UAB Parking and Transportation Services.  Parking permits can be applied for online or in person.

Street Parking

Parallel parking spaces (most with 2-hour meters) are available along 13th and 14th Streets, and along 10th Avenue South.

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