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Academics

We’ll meet you where you are.

Then, we’ll help you get where you want to go.

Colleges and universities of yesterday focused on giving you one choice of direction: a path they determined. And that path may, or may not, have led you toward success.

Auburn University at Montgomery is different. We have a modern, practical and doable approach to helping you get a world-class education. It’s based on the idea that:

  • Classes should be small enough so that professors know your name
  • Learning should be personalized, challenging and connected to the real world
  • A college should know what success looks like to a student, and be able to help him/her achieve it.
  • Change is constant, and there are many ways to learn other than class work.
Each of AUM’s five colleges — Business, Sciences, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Nursing and Health Sciencesis led by academic professionals who care deeply about your success. Our 90+ fields of study are taught by professors with real-world experience. And class schedules are designed to fit your life—and offered days, nights, weekends and online.

You’ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone.

Yes, college at AUM is challenging, and you’ll work hard. But it’s only when we’re challenged that we grow—and find out what we’re capable of. From your first day of class, we’ll be there for you with encouragement and the resources you need to be successful, like free tutoring, a professional advisor and  other tools and services for academic support that will help you be successful in your educational goals.

AUM is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and our programs consistently rank among the best in the state across various bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs.

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A Culture of Learning

The University Honors Program is designed to help exceptional students prepare intellectually and socially for the challenges and responsibilities of our rapidly changing world. The cornerstone of the program is its unique curriculum. Students who enter the program as freshmen take an honors seminar each semester through the spring of their junior year. These seminars are normally team-taught, interdisciplinary courses that emphasize discussion and challenge students to think critically and creatively about the material they are studying.

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) exists to enhance our abilities through professional development, collaborative services and innovative programs. Faculty Development Institute (FDI), Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC), and AUM Connected common reading program (see below) all fall under the CELT umbrella. CELT exists to ensure that our students get the very best instruction possible.

Incoming freshmen read an AUM Connected book in their UNIV 1000 course. Upperclassmen are encouraged to participate as well. This “group read” will engage you in a common academic and social experience that connects you to the university, faculty, and peers. It will also introduce you to college-level discussions related to contemporary social and cultural issues in a non-threatening setting and include you in an academic experience outside of class. 

As an undergraduate, we require that you complete a general studies regimen, in addition to the requirements of your school or department major. We’ve designed the Core Curriculum to give you a grounding in English composition, literature, history, science, fine arts, social sciences and mathematics — all to add depth and context to your education.

You might be looking for the right online college experience because you work full time, you’re in the military, or you don’t think face-to-face college classes will work for you. Whatever your reason, we want to help you achieve your educational goals so you can have the kind of career you’re dreaming of. Through AUM Online, we offer a number of online courses that are both affordable and convenient for working professionals, traditional students, non-resident students and students taking summer courses.

You’ll never know how diverse the world is unless you explore it, and you’ll never be influenced by another culture unless you really touch it. Leave your comfort zone and join AUM Study Abroad. This program is aimed at serving AUM faculty and students by providing substantial, academic-based, immersive experiences abroad. Our advising, programming, scholarships, and service assist AUM students to become informed and intercultural citizens in the global community.

Colleges

Designing the life you choose, in part, means finding meaningful work that inspires you. One of our five colleges will help you prepare for that career with the knowledge and experience you need to become successful.

College of Education

Teaching others is a high calling that comes with great responsibility. The College of Education is dedicated to the development of a competent, committed, and reflective educator.

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College of Sciences

We prepare our students for careers in such areas as biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental sciences, geographic information systems, information security, psychology and mathematics.

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College of Nursing & Health

The demand for nurses in Alabama is growing. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares students to become healthcare professionals ready to deliver high quality, culturally competent and compassionate care.

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College of Business

Prepares students to become well-balanced and ethical business leaders through classwork, collaborative research and practical application.

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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

In an increasingly complex world, critical thinking skills and a broad base of knowledge are more valued than ever. With an interdisciplinary approach, this college offers students the educational foundation to compete for a variety of careers.

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Want More Info About AUM?

Location

Taylor Center 101

Address

7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117

Office Hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Call Today

334-244-3000

Fax

334-244-3795

E-mail

admissions@aum.edu

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