1. Find out if online learning is right for you.
Take the “Is online learning for You?” quiz to see if you have the necessary technical skills, time, and other skills needed to take online courses.
2. Check for State Restrictions
We are required to obtain state authorizations in order to offer online courses and degree programs to students in other states. For some states, we are able to accept students, but not in all programs. Check the state authorizations page for any restrictions. This does not currently apply for international students.
3. Choose a Program
There are many online undergraduate and graduate programs to choose from, as well as academic certificates and professional studies programs. Explore the available online degree and certificate programs:
4. Learn About the Courses
All online academic courses can be found in the UAB course catalog. Our online courses can be taken in conjunction with your on-campus courses to complete degree programs not offered online. Explore available online courses.
5. Learn about UAB
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is known world-wide for its medical, research, and academic departments. The online degree programs offered at UAB are held to the same high standards as traditional programs, and you can expect to receive the same high level of education regardless of whether you are doing an online or traditional degree program. Learn more about why you should consider UAB.
6. Get Started
Getting started is easy. The admissions page has links to the important information you will need to know about the admissions process, financial aid, and more.