The University of Alabama in Huntsville is located in Huntsville, Alabama and is commonly known as UA Huntsville. This university is a part of the Alabama educational system and is an extension of the University of Alabama.
UA Huntsville was founded in 1950 and became part of the UA system in 1969. UA Huntsville offers over 67 programs of study where a prospective student can earn a degree of their choice. UA Huntsville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and because of their accreditation, UA Huntsville has the power to award bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees to its’ students.