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Graduate School The Graduate School administers doctoral programs in 38 areas and master's level programs in 47 areas.

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Registration, withdrawal, and financial information, as well as academic and nonacademic conduct, are covered.

Requirements for the Master's Degree
Specific requirements apply to the master's degrees administered by the Graduate School.

Requirements for the Doctoral Degree
Specific requirements apply to the doctoral degrees that the Graduate School administers.

Academic Ethics and Conduct
Graduate students must follow ethical and professional standards.

Requirements for UAB Employees

Financial Information
Knowledge of fees, financial aid, and payment deadlines is necessary for graduate students.

Facilities and Services
Student access to libraries, housing, and medical insurance are among the university's priorities.

Graduate School News

From "gobbledygook" to getting it: Sharing science with a lay audience

oliverThis summer, UAB graduate student Kathryn Oliver will share her cystic fibrosis research through public talks at the Homewood and Hoover libraries. Her presentations are part of the UAB Graduate School’s Discoveries in the Making program.  Read more ...

UAB doctoral student using satellites to find precious metals on Earth

mix reda elarafyPh.D. candidate in the UAB School of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Reda El-Arafy, is using satellites to find precious metals on Earth. Read more ...

Oxygen fuels the fire of life, but sometimes we need firefighters, and in this case we need them desperately

2008 wallStephanie Wall, is a post-doctoral student in the UAB Department of Pediatrics with a research focus in neonatal lung development.  Read more ...
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