UAB is making every effort to gain authorization for all of our online programs from all states. We have secured authorization for most programs in most states. Check our State Authorization Map to be sure the online program you want to apply for is approved in your state. All degrees are awarded by the University of Alabama at Birmingham, which is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Additionally, the Collat School of Business, as well as our Accounting & Finance Department, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).