Established in 1830, The University of North Alabama (UNA) is a top tier university located in the U.S. state of Alabama, and the state's oldest four-year public university.

UNA is a member of Southern Regional Education Board's Electronic Campus.

The College of Business is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). It offers the Online MBA degree program through web-based instruction with no on-campus requirement.

Online MBA concentrations:
  • MBA - Professional
  • MBA - Information Systems
  • MBA - International Business
  • MBA - Health Care Management
Accreditations and Rankings:

- Ranked as a top tier public university in the Southern Master’s category, according to the 2008 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges. It was rated 56th among Southern universities in 12 states.

- UNA is located in the city of Florence, which is ranked as one of the safest cities in the US according to FBI Crime Reports.

- Ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as a "Best Buy in Higher Education" in the publications America’s Best Colleges.

- It has the third highest international student enrollment of any institution in its category according to U.S. News’s America’s Best Colleges.

- Listed in "US News and World Report America's Best Colleges" as an institution that offers a quality education at an affordable price.

- The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

- The Computer Information Systems Program is accredited by ABET, Inc.

- The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Hygiene are accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET).

- The Center for English Language Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.

- The College of Nursing & Allied Health is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

- The social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

- The Interior Design program is NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association), and NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design) accredited.

- The Department of Music is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

- The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

* Suggested Reading: Best Universities in Alabama

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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