Why UAB for Your Business Education?

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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. Because no matter what you want to do with your life, whether it's accounting, management, marketing, or any other discipline, we'll make sure you're ready to graduate - and ready to succeed.  

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.

Collat business students have a dedicated Career Center and Tutoring Lab conveniently located in the school where people are ready to help you with every step along the way. Collat's Freshman Success and Bridge to Business programs help insure a smooth transition for both freshman and transfer students. 

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% online structured programs offering guaranteed seating and accelerated courses with a tuition premium.

You'll enjoy a top-notch facility designed with you in mind.

A focus group of students were instrumental in the planning process to insure all needs were addressed in the final design of our award-winning home. 

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

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. 

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Reach out to James at jmbarlow@uab.edu or (205) 934-2453 with any questions that you might have about the school, business programs and/or the admission process. James is happy to help! 

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