When our students enter the UAB School of Health Professions, they know what their future career holds. As a professional school, students apply for a specific discipline in a field for a particular career profession. Undergraduates are required to apply to the specific program during their sophomore year. Core curriculum courses have to be completed before being accepted into a SHP program.
UAB Undergraduate Application
Application required for undergraduate students.
B.S. in Health Care Management to M.S. in Occupational Therapy Fast Track
Qualified UAB freshmen whose academic goal is the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program at UAB may apply for competitive admission to the HCM-OT Fast Track. Accepted students will follow a specially-articulated curriculum and complete the requirements for both degrees in a total of 14 semesters. An additional two semesters of fieldwork is required for professional certification as an occupational therapist.
B.S. in Health Care Management to M.S. in Health Informatics
Qualified UAB freshmen whose academic goal is the Master of Science in Health Informatics program at UAB may apply for this unique fast track program that will help you accelerate your career before it even begins. Give yourself an advantage with curriculum that focuses on the healthcare delivery process, information and communication technology and the leadership and management principles you will need to make a difference immediately.
Biomedical Sciences, B.S.
The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences program prepares graduates for entry into the biomedical science workforce or for graduate and professional study in health professions such as physician assistant studies, medicine, physical therapy, biotechnology, clinical laboratory science, genetic counseling, and many more.
Health Care Management, B.S.
Designed to provide students with the necessary industry knowledge and job skills needed by mid-level managers in health care organizations including hospitals, ambulatory care centers, long term care facilities and home health care agencies. Tracks include: Clinical Manager, General Manager, Long-Term Care Administration and Pre-Professional.