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Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC). Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of UAB. UAB is also a member of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).

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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

3MT information sessions offer competition tips, last minute chance to register

3MT squaresIf you are registered for 3MT or want to take advantage of late registration, make plans to attend one of these sessions: Wednesday, September 28 at 2 p.m. in Bevil 170 or Thursday, September 29 at 2 p.m. in Campbell Hall 301. Read more ...

Congratulations to 2016 Postdoc Awards winners

2016 postdoc award winnersThe Office of Postdoctoral Education and Postdoctoral Assocation celebrated -- you guessed it -- UAB's postdocs with an apprecation lunch and awards ceremony on September 20. Read more ...

Record 19,535 students #ChooseUAB - 7,166 of those graduate students

students dining streamEnrollment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, bolstered by record recruitment and retention gains, increased by 1,202 students year-over-year to a record-high 19,535 for the fall 2016 semester.  Read more ...

Left breathless: How asthma influences infection

arthur totten headshot squareArthur Totten, a PhD candidate in Microbiology and an asthmatic himself, studies how allergy sufferers react to bacterial infections. At his Discoveries in the Making presentation at Homewood Public Library on September 8, Arthur talked about a pathogen only found in humans called Mycoplasmas Pneumoniae (Mpn) – bacteria that causes walking pneumonia. Read more ...
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