The Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences is comprised of academic programs essential to today’s healthcare system. You will be prepared in a variety of disciplines ranging from diagnosis of illness and disease, administration of advanced treatment therapies, and performance of vital roles in surgical suites plus outpatient and inpatient healthcare settings. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says healthcare is one of the fastest growing occupational sectors from 2010-2020, adding 3.4 million more new jobs. You will be poised for a wide variety of opportunities due to the outstanding education you receive at UAB.
If you are a first time visitor, I invite you to explore our disciplines in more detail to see the variety of programs and curriculum options offered within our department. Our department includes academic programs leading to a bachelor of science degree in Biomedical Sciences and master of science degree options in Biotechnology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Genetic Counseling and Physician Assistant Studies. Our major focus in the department is on the development of high quality signature programs and our profile of programs is growing. Please check back often to see what is new in the coming year.