CEM app deadlines 052013

Nationally Ranked

best-online--2013 RS

In 2013, the Master of Engineering degree was nationally ranked (27th) by US News & World Report for excellence in online engineering education.


The University of Alabama at Birmingham is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees.

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 Do I meet the Admission Requirements?

  • NO GRE/GMAT REQUIRED from students with qualifying degrees from U.S. Colleges or Universities
  • International students who do not have a degree from an accredited U.S. institution are required to submit GRE and TOEFL scores.
  • Original transcripts from all colleges and universities attended since high school must be sent directly to the UAB Graduate School (detailed instructions are included during the online application process)
  • Two years of relevant work experience
  • All prospective students must pass a personal live interview with the Program Director and Assistant Director (Interview can be over the phone or Skype for out of town students).
  • Two letters of recommendation (this can be done electronically as part of the formal online application filing process).
  • Proper computer equipment and high speed internet direct access
  • All prospective students must demonstrate computer skills with a strong willingness to improve computer software skills and online communications abilities

*CEM promotes a multi-discipline learning experience and therefore an engineering undergraduate degree is not required.

Additional Information and Interview

Prospective students who meet the admission requirements:

Contact Dianne Gilmer, Assistant Director
205.934.9855 Fax

  • To request additional information
  • To schedule an interview

Student should apply to UAB graduate school ONLY after completing the admission interview.


Application Deadlines

Summer Admission: April 1st

Fall Admission: July 1st

Spring Admission: November 1st