Undergraduate Degrees

Nuclear_Medicine_TechnologyWhen 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 ranging from medical technologist to health care management. 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.

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.

Health Information Management, B.S.
By designing and maintaining health information systems, Health information managers  work with administrative and clinical staffs in health care facilities to provide the best possible information resources.

Medical Technology, B.S.
In recognizing the workforce demand for people highly trained in the field of medical technology, the MT program will transition from a baccalaureate program to a master program in 2015. Enrollment continues so students interested in MT as a career are encouraged to enroll now and transition upward with the program in this rising field.
The last undergraduate cohort will be accepted Fall 2014. Admission beyond this point will be for the M.S. program only.

Nuclear Medicine Technology, B.S.
In recognizing the workforce demand for people highly trained in the field of nuclear medicine, the NMT program will transition from a baccalaureate program to a master program in 2015. Enrollment continues so students interested in NMT as a career are encouraged to enroll now and transition upward with the program in this rising field.
The last undergraduate cohort will be accepted Fall 2014. Admission beyond this point will be for the M.S. program only.

Respiratory Therapy, B.S.
The Respiratory Therapy program will no longer be accepting applications for the B.S. degree in Respiratory Therapy.