University of Alabama at Birmingham

About The University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a public institution that offers an AACSB-accredited MBA program with concentrations in health services, finance, marketing, management information systems, and general business. This fully online MBA program is ideal for working professionals and incorporates leadership techniques that can immediately be applied in the workforce. Applicants may transfer relevant credits toward an MBA, and education or work experience may offer the chance to waive the GMAT requirement.

UAB's Collat School of Business proudly employs highly educated and experienced faculty, with 90% of instructors educated at the doctoral level. The business school has also been recognized as one of the best in the country by Princeton Review.

'The online MBA experience has been a great option for me and my family. The classes follow a 7-week approach and while they are fast-paced and concentrated, I found them to be extremely manageable. My husband and I were in the process of moving cities when I decided to go back to school and the ability to continue my education regardless of our location was invaluable.'

-Erin Mosher, online MBA student, 2019

Admission Requirements:

  • To be eligible for the Master’s program students must hold a Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Why The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Highly Ranked

UAB's Collat School of Business was among the top 10 in the nation for diversity, according to Princeton Review in 2016. In 2019, U.S. News recognized UAB's online graduate programs and Collat's part-time MBA programs among the nation's best.

Academic Flexibility

In addition to being offered in a campus classroom setting or 100% online, the AACSB-accredited MBA program offers a general track MBA as well as four concentrations in finance, management information systems, health services and marketing.

Student Diversity

UAB has been recognized for its diversity, and MBA students represent diversity in age, education, and nationality, preparing students for business careers in the global marketplace.

Outstanding Faculty

The school boasts 90% of faculty has doctoral-level education.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to an MBA program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham need to have completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and must submit official college/university transcripts, a resume of professional experience, and GMAT scores (exceptions can be made for students who have previously received either a master's degree or terminal degree). Individual programs may have additional admissions requirements.

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