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We offer over 85 doctoral, master’s and educational specialist programs designed to help you obtain a rewarding career aligning with your professional goals.

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Professional Development Program

The Graduate School’s Professional Development Program provides opportunities for graduate students to build essential skill sets for tomorrow’s careers.

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Accelerated Learning Opportunities

Are you a current UAB undergraduate or high-achieving high school student looking to get a head start on graduate studies?

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Discoveries in the Making

Our monthly series provides a platform for our graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to share their newest knowledge and discoveries in a way that is more digestable for the public through a happy hour at Ghost Train Brewing Co.

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Sabrina Heiser

Sabrina Heiser

Junias Jackson

Junias Jackson

Jimmedda Mills

Jimmedda Mills

Michael Schultz

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Graduate School News

Congratulations to the Spring 2019 Graduates

Congratulations to the Spring 2019 Graduates

The Spring 2019 UAB Doctoral Hooding Ceremony and Master's Student Commencement was held April 26 at the Bartow Arena. During the spring, more than 700 students earned graduate degrees, including 63 doctoral degrees. The Graduate School would like to congratulate all of the Spring 2019 graduates!

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PDP awards certificates to 74 students

PDP awards certificates to 74 students

The Graduate School’s Professional Development Program recognized 74 students during its annual Certificate Awards Ceremony on April 9. These students had earned certificates from the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) and PDP for work completed from summer 2018 through spring 2019.

10 graduate faculty receive mentorship award

10 graduate faculty receive mentorship award

A mentor is not just an educator. A mentor is a person who inspires and motivates. A mentor is committed to excellence.

The UAB Graduate Dean's Excellence in Mentorship Award recognizes full-time regular UAB faculty members who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments as mentors of graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows.

UAB Will Celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 1-5

UAB Will Celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 1-5

The UAB Graduate School and the Graduate Student Government are very excited to announce this year's schedule of activities for Graduate Student Appreciation Week. This year's theme is Mental Health, and each day will focus on a particular aspect of mental health -- mind, body, relationships, work-life balance and fun!!


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