Future Students

At the UAB School of Education, you can study to become a teacher, education leader, exercise scientist, counselor, or health and wellness professional. Rigorous curriculum, nationally and internationally recognized faculty, innovative learning opportunities, diverse clinical experiences and capstone internships are just a few hallmarks of our programs. Becoming a UAB School of Education student means experiencing knowledge that will change your world.

This page will give you a brief overview of the School of Education. Please contact us for more information on specific programs or to get answers to any questions you have.

Admission Requirements

Your future at the UAB School of Education starts with admissions. Learn about admission requirements, how to apply and who to contact if you have questions.

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers programs for undergraduate and graduate students who are seeking initial teacher certification as well as programs for veteran teachers seeking advanced degrees and certifications. Whether you're an undergraduate student seeking to enter the profession, a career changer in pursuit of a teaching degree, or a practicing teacher interested in furthering your career, the UAB Department of Curriculum and Instruction can help you achieve your goal.

Department of Human Studies

The Department of Human Studies engages over 800 students. We offer degree programs at all academic levels and within four areas of study: Community Health and Human Services, Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, and Kinesiology. This department also houses two non-degree service programs, one in Educational Foundations, and one in Educational Psychology and Research.

Faculty and Staff Directory

Our outstanding faculty are not only leaders in their fields, but also excellent mentors and educators who inspire others to grow and learn. Browse faculty profiles to learn more about the work our people are doing and to find contact information for all of our faculty and staff members.

Scholarships, Awards and Financial Aid

The UAB School of Education offers more than 20 scholarships and awards for future educators, counselors, kinesiologists, and health and wellness professionals.

Tuition and Fees

Learn about the costs associated with earning an undergraduate or graduate degree at the UAB School of Education.