Degree Programs

We partner with the UAB College of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering for innovative, broad-based programs.


Bioinformatics is an emerging field that involves managing and analyzing large amounts of data about living things—data that will help us treat human diseases and make breakthroughs that will improve our lives. Graduates launch careers as data analysts, software engineers, research specialists, computational biologists, and data managers.

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Cancer Biology

As the only university in the U.S. with a cancer biology undergraduate program, UAB is the perfect place for you to prepare for a career in research, treatment, and other areas. We’re home to a 90-ton cyclotron (one of a few in America) that helps treat cancer with precision.

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Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Genetics and genomics make up the informational blueprint of life. Understanding that blueprint can answer a plethora of questions. From research to training and education, we have the tools to help you achieve your career goals.

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Immunology is the study of the structure and function of the immune system at the molecular, cellular, and physiological level. Our programs cover biology, microbiology, chemistry, physics—the whole gamut. U.S. News & World Report ranked us No. 27 in the “Best Global Universities for Immunology” poll for showing “strength in producing research related to immunology.”

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Neuroscience, the study of the structure and function of the nervous system with a special focus on the brain, is currently the most rapidly advancing field of research and training. 

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Early Medical School Acceptance Program

The Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) is an undergraduate and medical school educational program that provides highly qualified students an enriched undergraduate experience in preparation for medical, dental, or optometry school. EMSAP provides a path to medical/dental/optometry school that offers undergraduate students maximum flexibility in exploring the humanities, neurosciences, social sciences, or any other major.

ProgramAMCAS Application TypeAMCAS Application DeadlineSecondary Application Deadline
Secondary Fee
Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) Combined Bachelors/Medical Degree Aug. 1 Aug. 15 Not Required