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Regardless of whether you're a recent graduate or you’re mid-career, if your goal is to continue your studies, the College of Arts and Sciences has a program that’s right for you.

We have programs leading to masters’ degrees in subjects from art history to forensic science to public administration. Our doctoral programs range from applied mathematics to computer science to medical sociology. Joint degrees are available that combine two masters' degrees into a focused career path.

  • Art History, M.A.

    Art History, M.A.

    All art has a story to tell, and in art history, we teach you how to uncover the stories behind masterpieces.

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    Biology, M.S.

    Biology, M.S.

    You were riveted in undergrad and now you want to take your biology education up a level. In our master's program we can teach you the ecology, physiology, genetics, and everything else you need to know about living things to prepare you for a career in medicine, teaching, forensics, and more.

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    Chemistry, M.S.

    Chemistry, M.S.

    Atoms, particles, quarks—if your passion is to learn about everything that makes up everything, a master's in chemistry is perfect for you. At UAB, we can prepare you to make the innovative changes our 21st century world demands in the fields of healthcare, forensics, research — just about everything.

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    Clinical/Medical Social Work, M.S.W.

    Clinical/Medical Social Work, M.S.W.

    When you study social work, you learn how to help families and individuals through challenging times, including poverty, addiction, physical and mental illness, discrimination, loss, and much more.

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    Communication Management, M.A.

    Communication Management, M.A.

    Are you ready to take your expertise in communications to the next level? Whether you're in the profession already, or just finished undergrad, our program can give you that extra oomph you need for success in PR, broadcasting, advertising, and other fields.

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    Computer Science, M.S.

    Computer Science, M.S.

    You may already feel like a computer expert, but in this program, you will find that you have more to learn about big data, cyber security, mobile applications, and other trending topics related to software engineering, analytical, database and other careers.

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    Cyber Security, M.S.

    Cyber Security, M.S.

    Somebody has to help defend the computer systems of the world, and with an M.S. in cyber security, that somebody could be you.

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    Data Science, M.S.

    Data Science, M.S.

    As a data scientist, you'll be using math, statistics, and programming skills to organize information and help businesses find solutions.

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    English, M.A.

    English, M.A.

    Want a deeper understanding of writing to get an edge in your career? In this program, we can give you an understanding of literary heritage and the advanced writing skills you need for a career as a professor, publisher, lawyer, marketer—practically anything. 

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    History, M.A.

    History, M.A.

    Studying our past can be key in helping us tackle the issues we face now and in the future. With a master's in history from UAB you can learn skills that can take you far in careers such as business, medicine, law, historical preservation, and more.

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    Mathematics, M.S.

    Mathematics, M.S.

    You have a solid grasp of the science of numbers, but now you want a more theoretical and abstract understanding of math. In this program, we can give you the problem-solving skills you need for a career in business, government, teaching, or another profession.

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    Physics, M.S.

    Physics, M.S.

    You're ready to take what you learned in undergrad and become a true expert in matter, energy, and how they relate to one another.

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    Public Administration/Criminal Justice, M.P.A./M.S.C.J.

    Public Administration/Criminal Justice, M.P.A./M.S.C.J.

    When it comes to criminal justice, you need to be thoroughly trained in order to do the best job possible. At UAB, we can give you the preparation you need for a career in police agencies, correctional agencies, and agencies involved in ancillary roles within the criminal justice system.

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    Sociology, M.A.

    Sociology, M.A.

    If you're fascinated by how people interact with one another, and how relationships, social groups, and political structures influence our actions, an M.A. in sociology could be for you.

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  • Applied Mathematics, Ph.D.

    Applied Mathematics, Ph.D.

    If you want a high-level expertise of pure and applied mathematics—and want to relate that knowledge to outside disciplines—this Ph.D. program might be for you.

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    Biology, Ph.D.

    Biology, Ph.D.

    Ready to take the deepest dive into the study of living things? If so, our Ph.D. program is for you. We'll give you the research experience and other preparation you need for a career in health care, environmental management, education, forensics, and more.

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    Chemistry, Ph.D.

    Chemistry, Ph.D.

    As a chemist, you're already prepared to create innovative developments that can shape the 21st century. But the reaction you get from employers when you have a Ph.D. from UAB on your resume, well, we suggest you see it for yourself.

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    Physics, Ph.D.

    Physics, Ph.D.

    When it comes to electromagnetic fields, quantum optics, and statistical mechanics, you just can't get enough.

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    Psychology, Ph.D.

    Psychology, Ph.D.

    You have a solid grasp of how the mind works but want to know even more about what makes people tick. With a doctorate in psychology, you can offer great value in fields such as mental health counseling, business, advertising, politics, law, education, and more.

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