Prospective Students

With our Top 100 public ranking in US News & World Report, our graduate programs provide a launching pad for your professional career. Learn more about our 150+ master’s and doctoral programs here.

New & Current Students

The Graduate School is here to support your success throughout your academic career. Find out more about resources that can connect you to academic programs or other student resources.

International Students

UA is proud to welcome students from around the world. Learn more about specific resources for applying, student organizations, and about life as an international graduate student in our community.


Academic Spotlight

The University of Alabama offers over 150 master’s, educational specialist and doctoral degree programs.

  • Nursing
    The Capstone College of Nursing’s online and hybrid programs are designed to allow nurses to continue working while completing an advanced degree.
  • Engineering
    The College of Engineering is driving innovation for tomorrow’s world, with cutting-edge programs in automotive technologies, clean combustion, computer science and more.
  • Business
    Manderson Graduate School of Business is ranked 27th among public universities (U.S. News), with top rankings in many programs and a superior job-placement record.
  • Social Work
    The School of Social Work’s online master’s program received a top 10 ranking by
  • UA Online
    Graduate programs offered online include global business management, marketing analytics, operations management, organizational leadership, journalism and more.

Student Spotlight View All

Sandhiya Thiagarajan standing in classroom

Shaping the Future with Sandhiya Thiagarajan

Jul 2022

“What if I told you concepts in Marvel movies can exist today?” These are the first words out of Sandhiya Thiagarajan’s mouth when asked about her cutting-edge research with Dr. Amanda Koh, Assistant Professor for chemical and biological engineering. Sandhiya, originally from the beach...

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Did You Know?

18 University of Alabama alumni and students won Fulbright awards for teaching or research abroad last year.

UA is a top 60 public university in the nation, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report for more than a decade.

UA is establishing world-class research institutes in water/energy/environment, transportation, cybersecurity and life research.

Recent job placements for UA graduate students include Disney, Intel, Apple and more.

Featured Programs

Accelerated Master's Program

UA undergraduates—save money and finish your master’s degree sooner. Through AMP, you can earn up to 12 dual-credit hours toward both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in select programs.

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One-Year Engineering Master's Degree

Work with leading-edge experts and the latest technologies in your field, and earn a master’s degree in 12 months. The College of Engineering equips today’s graduate students to solve tomorrow’s problems through innovation in engineering and computer science.

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Tide Together Mentorship Program

This nationally recognized program links new graduate students to peer and faculty mentors who help them navigate the higher-education journey. The program focuses on first-generation students, women in STEM fields and members of racial and ethnic minority groups.

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