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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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Blazer Spotlights

Sabrina Heiser

Sabrina Heiser

Junias Jackson

Junias Jackson

Jimmedda Mills

Jimmedda Mills

Michael Schultz

Michael Schultz

Graduate School News

Link to Leadership: Jesse Keppley, Director of Student and Academic Services

Link to Leadership: Jesse Keppley, Director of Student and Academic Services

Embarking on the graduate school journey can be a challenging experience, but it helps if you understand the major players involved in that experience. The “Link to Leadership” series features Q&As with UAB's Graduate School leaders and an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to get to know these leaders on a deeper level.

Link to Leadership: Dr. Lisa Kerr, Director of Community Outreach and Engagement

Link to Leadership: Dr. Lisa Kerr, Director of Community Outreach and Engagement

Embarking on the graduate school journey can be a challenging experience, but it helps if you understand the major players involved in that experience. The “Link to Leadership” series features Q&As with UAB's Graduate School leaders and an opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to get to know these leaders on a deeper level.

Hobby turned career: How one scientist trainee found a way to combine her passion with her chosen profession

Hobby turned career: How one scientist trainee found a way to combine her passion with her chosen profession

While most children played ball or dressed up in princess gowns, a young Sabrina Heiser only wanted one thing – to experience the beauty and wonder of life under the water.

This love of ocean life began when she was 8 years old and her parents introduced her to this wonderful thing called scuba diving. Now, the young German girl could do more than just dream of this magical underwater world; she could actually see it and touch it and truly be a part of it.


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