Admission to Graduate Studies

Application for admission and supporting credentials should be filed with the Office of Admissions. See Graduate Catalog.

A senior student at the University of North Alabama who is within one semester of graduation with a 3.0 cumulative GPA may request approval to take advanced-level classes from the dean of the college. Additional requirements by vary by college in which the program is offered (see "College of Arts and Sciences, "College of Business", "College of Education and Human Sciences", or "Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions").  Requests should be submitted to the dean of the college in which the graduate program is housed.  The acceptability of graduate credit earned in this manner is conditional upon:

  1. satisfactory completion of current program requirements;
  2. satisfactory work on the graduate course(s) for which enrolled; and
  3. application to and acceptance into a graduate program for a semester following program completion.

Any exceptions to this policy require the approval of the dean of the college in which the graduate program is housed. 

ACCELERATED BACHELOR’S/ MASTER’S PROGRAM  
The Accelerate Bachelor’s/Master’s Program (AMP) offers qualified UNA undergraduate students the opportunity to enroll in graduate coursework that can be applied concurrently to an undergraduate and graduate degree.  Students may earn up to a maximum of 9 graduate credit hours toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree at undergraduate tuition rate. See the departmental sections of the Undergraduate Catalog for program requirements. 
UNA undergraduate students wanting to participate in the AMP program should contact their advisor for eligibility requirements.  Applications for the AMP program can be found at una.edu/graduate. See the departmental sections of the Undergraduate Catalog for program requirements. 
Eligible UNA undergraduate students participating in the AMP program must submit formal application for graduate studies prior to undergraduate program completion.  See the departmental sections of the Graduate Catalog for program specific admission requirements.  The graduate application fee is waived for AMP participants.  Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 256.765.4447 or graduate@una.edu for more information.