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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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Office of Professional Studies and Experiential Learning (OPSEL)

OPSEL hosts the Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies MA and MS degree programs (IGS) as well as numerous opportunities for professional, leadership, and career development experiences.

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Accelerated Learning Opportunities

Curious about participating Early Acceptance programs and their requirements? Are you a UAB undergraduate interested in pursuing an Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's or Fast-Track program? Explore your options:

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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

Justin Miller

Justin Miller

Sabrina Heiser

Sabrina Heiser

Junias Jackson

Junias Jackson

Jimmedda Mills

Jimmedda Mills

Graduate School News

Congratulations to the 2021 3MT winners

Congratulations to the 2021 3MT winners

UAB Graduate School hosted its 2021 Three Minute Thesis competition November 4 at the Hill Student Center Alumni Theater. There were nine finalists in the competition. After much deliberation, the judges selected the top two competitors. The third place, or People's Choice, was chosen by the audience.

Finding answers to the questions: An Army Lt. Colonel’s story

Finding answers to the questions: An Army Lt. Colonel’s story

Lieutenant Colonel Justin Miller’s approach to life has centered around one simple quote from Nelson Henderson: “The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” These words have guided him through almost 17 years in the Army Nurse Corps, and these words inspired him to pursue his Ph.D. in Nursing at UAB.

Kerr appointed Assistant Dean of OPSEL

Kerr appointed Assistant Dean of OPSEL

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lisa Kerr as the Assistant Dean of Professional Studies & Experiential Learning, or OPSEL. OPSEL is an expansion of the Professional Development Program, which previously had been in place in the UAB Graduate School for more than 25 years.

IGS Info Sessions to be held in July

IGS Info Sessions to be held in July

UAB offers two master’s degrees in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (IGS): The Master of Arts and the Master of Science.


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