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If you are interested in enrolling in an online undergraduate or graduate degree program or academic certificate program, the following steps will help you get started. If you have specific questions before or during the enrollment process, you can contact us using our online information request form or by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Representatives at each college or school can also assist you.

1. Check for State Restrictions

We are required to obtain state authorizations in order to offer online courses and degree programs to students in other states. For some states, we are able to accept students, but not in all programs. Check the state authorizations page for any restrictions. This does not currently apply for international students.

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2. Choose a Program

There are many online undergraduate and graduate programs to choose from, as well as academic certificates and professional studies programs. Explore our online degrees and certificates.


3. Learn About the Courses

All online academic courses can be found in the UAB course catalog. Our online courses can be taken in conjunction with your on-campus courses to complete degree programs not offered online. Explore available online courses.


4. Learn about UAB

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is known world-wide for its medical, research, and academic departments. The online degree programs offered at UAB are held to the same high standards as traditional programs, and you can expect to receive the same high level of education regardless of whether you are doing an online or traditional degree program. Learn more about why you should consider UAB.


5. Get Started

Getting started is easy. The admissions page has links to the important information you will need to know about the admissions process, financial aid, and more.

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