Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, M.Sc. | The University of Alabama at Birmingham | Birmingham, United States
12 months
Duration
1187 USD/credit 35610 USD/year
1109 USD/credit 33270 USD/year
468 USD/credit 14040 USD/year
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We get it: You have very specific career goals. So why shouldn't the focus of your master's be just as specific? Maybe you want to combine social media with leadership and business development. Or how about bringing together public health and nonprofit management? You can do that and more by earning an MS or MA in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Overview

You see, we know that in today's job market, you're often required to wear plenty of different hats. That's why we've allowed you to customize your path to a master's degree by blending two areas of expertise. How do we do it? It's simple really. You'll choose two out of several approved graduate certificate programs, which include topics from Business Analytics to Teaching Multilingual Learners to Global Health and more. 

Altogether, you'll be required to complete 30 credit hours, which will include the courses in both certificates plus a final Capstone Experience to demonstrate your mastery of the subjects. Whether or not you earn an MA or an MS depends on the certificates chosen. In the end, our goal is for you to graduate with a knowledge and skill set that is as unique as you are—and that will propel you toward success.

Fast Facts:

  • Interdisciplinary graduates often gain soft skills that are highly valued by employers (U.S. News & World Report).
The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers two master’s degrees in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (IGS): The Master of Arts and the Master of Science. Both IGS degrees are designed to provide students with opportunities to blend two areas of expertise in order to best meet the needs of contemporary hybrid careers. The IGS degree allows students to personalize a master’s degree to align with their professional, academic, and personal goals. Students may choose to combine any two (2) UAB graduate certificates that have affiliated with the IGS program in order to gain knowledge and skills they want as they seek professional advancement or personal development.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Applied Statistical Methods
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Professional Issues and Ethics in Psychology
  • Seminar in Cognitive Development
  • Multivariate Statistical Methods
  • Applied Developmental Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants should apply at least six months in advance of deadlines to ensure processing of all Visa paperwork.

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application to UAB Graduate SchoolChoose the IGS degree
  • Choose two (2) affiliated graduate certificate programs
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    35610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1187 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    33270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1109 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 468 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies.

Available Scholarships

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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Sustainable Health Care Funding (SHCF) Scholarship (Both Directions)
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
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Unicreds
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Grant
2000 USD
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Future Innovator Scholarship
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StudySoup
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
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Aga Khan Foundation
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Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
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SHAPE America
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
20 Apr 2024
Robert Wilkos Scholarship
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Robert Wilkos
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
OAS – MIU City University Miami
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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
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Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
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Education Future
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Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
18 Aug 2024
Jennifer Dunn Thomson Scholarship
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Washington Policy Center
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Obama Foundation Scholars Program
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Obama Foundation
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5000 USD
Deadline
01 Apr 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
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BeArt-Presets
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Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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Grant
2500 USD
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Dixie Belle Paint Company Scholarship
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Dixie Belle Paint Company
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
The Orlow Firm Scholarship
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Jul 2024
Elite Lawyer Scholarship
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Elite Lawyer
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1000 USD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
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Eric Dalius Foundation
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1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
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Diasporans 
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
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The Smooth Movers
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Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
20 Mar 2024
Innovation in Education
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LA Tutors
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
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Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
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2000 USD
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
01 May 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
17 Oct 2024
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College JumpStart Scholarship
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Aug 2024
The Speakeasy Scholarship Program
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Speakeasy
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
10 Apr 2024
The John T. Fields & Associates Fight Against Domestic Violence Scholarship
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John T. Fields & Associates
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
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SETC
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1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
Hugues Joublin Grant
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Hugues Joublin
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Justin Magnuson Justice Reform Foundation Scholarship
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Justin Magnuson Justice Reform Foundation
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1000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Cassandra Toroian Scholarship
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Cassandra Toroian
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1000 USD
Deadline
03 Mar 2024
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Sage IT
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1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
12 Mar 2024
Leadership Excellence Scholarship
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Law Office of Philip W. Moore, Jr.
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
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1000 USD
Deadline
01 Aug 2024
Share Your Talent Scholarship
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1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
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Support Creativity
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship
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500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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Rapid Formations
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500 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
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AW Bridal
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Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
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Zolve
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1500 USD
Deadline
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Carol Stephens SWE Scholarship
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Society of Women Engineers
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1250 USD
Deadline
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Bertha Lamme Memorial Scholarship
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Society of Women Engineers
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Various benefits
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The Tall Clubs International Scholarship for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students
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Get-Scholarship
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 May 2024
Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys Students in Need Scholarship
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Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
26 Jun 2024
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship
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The Ramage Law Group
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Grant
90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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Social Shifters
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Grant
8000 EUR
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Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
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1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
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iVisa
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
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IELTS from 6 to 9
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
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1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
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3000 USD
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
3000 USD
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTSing Scholarship
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IELTSing
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965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
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