As a UAB eLearning student, you will receive the same excellent education as a student taking courses in person on the UAB campus. All online courses are offered through UAB, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accredited institution, with additional discipline-specific accreditations as appropriate. As part of our commitment to providing quality education, we subscribe to Quality Matters (QM) and the Online Learning Consortium (OLC). These organizations provide resources, training, and other tools to help our faculty develop online and blended courses that meet the organizations' high standards.

Quality Matters Implementation at UAB

UAB is committed to implement the Quality Matters standards for the design of online and blended courses, and we are systematically building and evaluating our courses based on these rigorous, research-supported standards. The Quality Matters standards assure that the online components of these courses promote learner engagement and provide students with all the tools and information they need to be successful learners. For more information about the Quality Matters Program, go to

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