At the Collat School of Business, our goal is not just to prepare you for the world of business. It's to prepare you for the world. No matter how you want to start your career, whether it's accounting, management, marketing, or any other discipline, we'll make sure you're ready to graduate — and ready to succeed.
Degree Program Options
Pursue your degree at your own pace by selecting from course offerings in our state-of-the-art facility and/or online.
100% Enhanced Online with Premium
Earn your degree 100% online with a structured program offering guaranteed seating and accelerated courses with a tuition premium.
What's it Like to Study Business at UAB?
[00:00] Students at UAB's Collat School of Business experience first-hand what it's like doing business day-to-day in Alabama's largest business district.
[00:08] Close partnerships and collaborations allow students to integrate into neighboring business communities and gain powerful relationships and experiences that build upon their future successes.
[00:19] Faculty integrate real world examples and latest research in coursework, and local top-level executives join class discussions and share their experiences.
[00:29] Through ongoing networking opportunities, small class sizes, and numerous student business organizations, students form relationships that last a lifetime.
[00:38] In-person and online classes, along with the Collat tutoring lab and career service center, help students prepare for a successful career.
[00:46] Join us at Collat school of business and learn about business first-hand.
“Having the option to take online and on-campus classes has allowed me to create a flexible schedule. Being able to schedule classes around practices, meetings, and workouts has been crucial to my success as a student-athlete. The quality of online and on-campus classes has been great, and I am thankful for the opportunity to do both.”
Why Choose UAB for Your Business Education?
Small Class Size
You're not just another face in the crowd
Students receive a distinctly personal approach to learning that includes smaller class sizes and real, meaningful connections with award-winning faculty and advisors to help you navigate and succeed in your pursuits.
You're integrated into the business world before graduation
Local partnerships allow students to experience first-hand what it is like doing business in Alabama's largest business district through internships and other applied learning opportunities in and out of the classroom.
You get a world view
UAB's diverse population exposes students to cultures and people with different backgrounds, bringing a world view to classroom topics and team projects.
You have a support system ready to help you succeed
Faculty and staff at the Collat School of Business are dedicated to seeing you succeed. And we've got services in place to help you with every step along the way. From a dedicated Career Center and Tutoring Lab conveniently located in the school to Freshman Success and Transfer Success programs, services are in place to help you succeed.
On-campus and online classes
You have course delivery options
Students can pursue their degree at their own pace by selecting from course offerings in our state-of-the-art facility and/or online, or choose from our 100% enhanced online programs offering guaranteed seating and accelerated courses with a tuition premium.
You'll receive a high-quality education and respected degree
AACSB Dual Accreditation
UAB's Collat School of Business holds a dual business and accounting accreditation by AACSB. An honor held by only 1 percent of business schools worldwide.
Institute of Management Accountants
UAB's accounting program is endorsed by the IMA for successful CMA exam preparation. According to the CMA Exam Academy, a CMA will make 47% more than an accountant without certifications.