TOP 5 REASONS TO PURSUE YOUR BUSINESS DEGREE AT UAB
Our goal is to help you reach yours. With rigorous and relevant curriculums, an expansive network of alumni and cohorts, and flexible online platforms, your business degree from UAB’s Collat School of Business can help you put your career on the right track — the fast track.
Your business degree carries a reputation with it. That’s why it is critical that you not only choose the right program, but the right university, too. UAB is a top-tier school and a valuable asset. Adding our name to any resume can increase your professional potential in more ways than you think.
Collaborate and Network
With more than 90% of our faculty holding academic or professional doctorates and as the largest employer in Alabama with connections spanning far beyond the realm of higher education, UAB is well versed in business and can connect you to thousands of other professionals and alumni across Alabama and around the world.
Proof of Alumni Success
Did you know that more than half of UAB’s Rhodes Scholars are Collat School of Business alumni? And that the Collat School of Business boasts a Truman Scholarship winner? It’s true, success breeds happiness — The Princeton Review ranked our students the 11th “Happiest Students” in the nation.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been recognized as a Carnegie I research institution for our high level of research activity. In addition, UAB ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Graduate Business Programs”, “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” and “Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs” for 2017. It is also one of the nation’s “Best National Universities” in its 2017 annual guide to America’s Best Colleges.
The Princeton Review named UAB among the “Top 10 Universities in the United States for Diversity” for four consecutive years, which means our students have the opportunity to exchange ideas with other professionals with different perspectives and experiences and explore networking opportunities beyond Birmingham. Our inclusive and supportive culture helps students from around the world get the experience they need to cross boundaries, forge lasting partnerships, and excel in today’s competitive workplace.