University Of Alabama Alabama Tuscaloosa Flagship Main Campus Distance Education
Why Bama by Distance?
When you earn your degree from The University of Alabama you don’t have to worry. While it’s physical location is in Tuscaloosa, its influence and reputation reaches around the globe. Leaders in every profession throughout the world have earned their degrees from UA. The university is consistently ranked among the top public universities in the country. For almost 175 years, this institution has produced a higher level of graduate. A worldwide community who proudly say, “Roll Tide.”
Your courses through distance learning are taught by the same professors that teach on campus and your degree will be the same as one earned by an on campus student.
The University of Alabama is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. SACSCOC is the regional body for accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states.
Schools that earn SACSCOC accreditation are also recognized as learning institutions by the state board of education. Therefore, a diploma from a SACSCOC accredited school would surpass the minimum requirements for admission into an institution of higher learning. Because of this accreditation, your credits and degree from The University of Alabama can transfer easily to any other accredited institution and give you access to a broader range of loans and scholarships.
The University of Alabama is accredited by SACSCOC to deliver degree program credits via the University’s distance learning technology.
Through innovative and flexible formats, the Division of Academic Outreach (AO) partners with internal and external constituents to provide diverse and convenient academic programs to learners pursuing educational goals and personal development.
Degree and Non Degree Program Listing
Welcome to the Bama By Distance degree and non degree program offerings page. Our programs are offered in a variety of non-traditional formats including online, video conference, evening, weekend, etc. Click on any of the program names to find out more about the degree or non degree program. For information on registration, click here.
Please note, students enrolled in IITS (video-conferencing), weekend, or evening programs pay main campus tuition rates. Visit studentaccounts.ua.edu for current tuition rates.
Arts and Sciences
BA or BS in Interdisciplinary Studies (New College LifeTrack)
Commerce and Business Administration
BS in Commerce and Business Administration (Online)
MA in Management (Global Business Management) (Online)
MS in Marketing with a specialization in Marketing Analytics (Online)
MS in Operations Management (Online)
Communication and Information Sciences
MA in Communication Studies, Organizational Leadership (Online)
MA in Journalism (Online)
MLIS Master of Library and Information Studies (Online)
MLIS Master of Library and Information Studies (Gadsden Center)
Communication Studies Minor (Online)
MA in Educational Leadership (Gadsden Center)
MA in Educational Psychology Learning and Assessment (Online)
MA in Educational Psychology – School Psychometry/EdS in Educational Psychology – School Psychology (Blended)
MA in Elementary Education (Online)
MA in Higher Education Administration (Gadsden Center)
MA in Human Performance (Sport Management Teacher Certification) (Online)
MA in Rehabilitation Counseling (Online)
MA in Secondary Education with P-12 Reading Specialist Certification (Online)
MA in Secondary Education (Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning) (Gadsden Center)
MA in Secondary Education English Language Arts (Online)
MA or Alt MA in Special Education (Collaborative 6-12) (Blended)
MA in Special Education (Collaborative 6-12) (Gadsden Center)
MA in Special Education (Collaborative K-6) (Gadsden Center)
MA or Alt MA in Special Education (Gifted and Talented) (Blended)
EdS in Educational Leadership (Gadsden Center)
EdS in Elementary Education (Gadsden Center)
EdS in Secondary Education (Curriculum, Teaching and Learning) (Gadsden Center)
EdS in Secondary Education Science (Online)
EdS in Special Education (Weekend)
EdD for Nurse Educators (Blended)
EdD in Educational Administration (Gadsden Center)
EdD in Elementary Education (Gadsden Center)
EdD in Higher Education Administration (Executive Cohort) (Blended)
EdD in Higher Education Administration (Gadsden Center)
EdD in Instructional Leadership (Gadsden Center)
EdD in Instructional Leadership (UNA Campus)
EdD in Secondary Education (Gadsden Center)
Computing Technology and Applications Minor (Online)
BS in Mechanical Engineering (Blended)
MS in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (Online)
MS in Mechanical Engineering (Online)
PhD in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (Primarily Online)