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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.

Undergraduate Catalogs, Past to Current

The catalog provides the UAB community with a wide range of valuable information (e.g., admission, policies/procedures, student services, and degree requirements for undergraduate programs.) Students should be familiar with the information provided in the catalog.

Graduate Catalog
The online Graduate Catalog requirements and information pertaining to UAB's graduate programs as provided by each program.

Core Curriculum Requirements
UAB’s core curriculum requirements aim to give students a balanced education. The Core Curriculum consists of four areas, and all students must fulfill requirements in each area. Each school within UAB also has specific requirements for each area. You should check the appropriate section in the catalog or talk to your academic advisor about specific requirements for your school or major.

Direction Student Handbook
Direction is filled with useful information on student activities and programs, student services, housing, student conduct, special resources, the city of Birmingham and much more! Also included for your convenience are sections such as “Quick Reference,” “Where to Go for Answers” and a campus map which is located on the back cover of this publication.


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