Think of your education as a journey.
Where will it lead you?

Your determination and ambition can help you move up in the business world with tangible skills acquired through an online business degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. By earning your business degree online, you can prepare to climb the ladder without putting your career on hold.

The esteemed faculty of the Collat School of Business comprises seasoned professionals who consult for Fortune 500 companies and the Big 4 accounting firms. They channel their expertise to create evolved, flexible programs that make our institution celebrated among online business schools.

The bachelor’s and master’s degrees we offer are designed to help you develop skills to thrive in business or information systems settings across fields like cyber security, finance, marketing, management, business analytics, health services, and more.

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100% Online Business and Information Systems Degrees at UAB


Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

There’s a technical side to business, and that’s where our online bachelor’s in information systems comes in. We can help you develop your skills in technology and business to set you apart in the job market. Learn how to generate, deliver, and secure data and how to effectively manage IT departments in any organization with this dynamic business degree.


Master of Business Administration

There’s no such thing as a traditional business model or a traditional business leader anymore. Technology and a rapidly evolving economy have put a premium on adaptability, behavioral management, and IT savviness. Our online Master of Business Administration is a decision-oriented degree that can help you bolster the foundation knowledge of business and economics with the distinctly modern aspects of leadership. Choose from five concentrations in growth industries such as Marketing, Management Information Systems, Health Services, Business Analytics, and Finance. Or, you can opt for the General track.

Master of Science Management Information Systems

Chief information officers, chief technology officers, and other heads of IT departments have a few things in common, but the most important among them is a higher education that combines business savvy and technological expertise. They know how to manage technology and systems. Start mastering the field of management information systems today and learn to lead in the technology and business world tomorrow.

Are Our Online Business Degrees Right for You?

Whether your goal is to join the field or advance in it, our online business and information systems degrees are designed to help you reach your professional potential. Each program helps you develop business and communication skills as well as introduces you to or builds on the specialized skills your chosen field demands.


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Top 5 Reasons to Pursue Your Business or Information Systems 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.

Reputation Matters
Your 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.

National Recognition
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 Master’s in Business Programs”, “Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs”, “Best Online MBA Programs” and “Best Online Master’s in Computer Information Technology Programs” for 2021. It is also one of the nation’s “Best National Universities” in its 2021 annual guide to America’s Best Colleges.

Worldwide Connections
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.

Could Earning a Business Degree or Information Systems Degree Online Be a Catalyst in Your Career?

UAB graduates set their aim high, with many leveraging our business degrees to obtain leadership positions at major companies like AT&T, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and many more. The right skills can help you rise to the top. Consider these industry trends provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

As firms expand to digital platforms and face cybersecurity risks, demand for IT managers is expected to grow by as much as 26% between 2014 and 2024

Continued impact of globalization is expected to increase demand for accountants by 11% between 2014 and 2024

Demand for marketing managers is expected to grow by 9% between 2014 and 2024, with a median annual salary reported at $127,130 in 2014

An increase in top executive positions is expected to create 146,600 new jobs