Graduate Programs

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

In Remembrance: Ricardo Tapilatu

In Remembrance: Ricardo Tapilatu

The environment and conservation recently lost a major warrior. University of Alabama at Birmingham alumnus Ricardo Tapilatu (Ph.D., 2014, Department of Biology) tragically passed in Indonesia during a scuba expedition with students while trying to preserve some of the most pristine coral reefs in the world.

Announcing 2022 Say it in 6 winners

Announcing 2022 Say it in 6 winners

The UAB campus community was challenged to tell us a story with only 6 words and a visual aid during UAB Graduate School's sixth annual Say It In 6 competition. Participants submitted an image and six words depicting any story they wanted to tell — about their life, their experiences, things they love or have learned. And the submissions were amazing!

UAB Will Celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 4-8

UAB Will Celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 4-8

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, which is April 4-8.

10 graduate faculty receive mentoring award

10 graduate faculty receive mentoring award

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


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