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The cultural and entertainment center of the state, Birmingham offers beautiful residential neighborhoods and parks, a thriving business climate, and a relatively low cost of living.

Graduate School The Graduate School administers doctoral programs in 38 areas and master's level programs in 47 areas.

General Academic Requirements
Registration, withdrawal, and financial information, as well as academic and nonacademic conduct, are covered.

Requirements for the Master's Degree
Specific requirements apply to the master's degrees administered by the Graduate School.

Requirements for the Doctoral Degree
Specific requirements apply to the doctoral degrees that the Graduate School administers.

Academic Ethics and Conduct
Graduate students must follow ethical and professional standards.

Requirements for UAB Employees

Financial Information
Knowledge of fees, financial aid, and payment deadlines is necessary for graduate students.

Facilities and Services
Student access to libraries, housing, and medical insurance are among the university's priorities.

Graduate School News

Student Spotlight- Benjamin Owusu

Benjamin Owusu Student Spotlight Portrait 2Benjamin Owusu has been very busy during his time as a doctoral student at UAB. Read about all he has accomplished and why he is so deserving of being in the Graduate School's "Student Spotlight".  Read more ...

Exploring the mystery of bacteria that cause cavities and their role in overall human health

Stephanie Momeni squareStephanie Momeni, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology at UAB, seeks to understand whether we can identify those strains of bacteria associated with tooth decay and whether we can determine how and when they are acquired. Read more ...

Are older adults receiving acute stroke treatment?

Karen Albright squareKaren Albright, DO, MPH, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Epidemiology, found that while older adults (aged 65+) accounted for 68 percent of ischemic stroke discharges at hospitals across the U.S., they only make up approximately half of the stroke patients receiving acute treatment. Read more ...
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