UAB provides two types of certificates; academic certificates and professional studies certificates. An academic certificate typically requires 15-18 semester hours and the certificate name appears on the UAB transcript. Professional studies certificates are non-credit programs.

Explore the eLearning academic certificates available at UAB by clicking on the links below. For specific questions about each certificate program, contact the school/college or use our online form to submit a request for more information.


College of Arts & Sciences

School Website: http://www.uab.edu/cas

Online Academic Certificate Offered:


Collat School of Business

School Website: www.uab.edu/business

Online Academic Certificates Offered:


School of Education

School Website: www.uab.edu/education/home/

Online Academic Certificates Offered:


School of Health Professions

School Website: www.uab.edu/shp/home/

Online Academic Certificates Offered:


School of Public Health

School Website: www.soph.uab.edu

Online Academic Certificates Offered:


Course Delivery

There are three main delivery types for eLearning and Professional Studies programs and courses:

  • Online: These programs deliver most or all of the content online with no or few on-campus meetings. Programs that are delivered completely online are marked as 100% online. Please contact uabonline@uab.edu, if you have questions about whether an online degree or certificate program requires any on-campus meetings.
  • Distance Accessible: These programs combine the use of online technology with required periodic on-campus intensives.
  • Blended: These programs deliver at least half of their content online with the remaining content delivered via on-campus meetings.
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