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Distance Education at UM

Learn at the pace of life and complete undergraduate courses or earn a master’s degree online.

The University of Montevallo’s mission to provide to students a personalized, high-quality, “small college” educational experience extends to the distance education setting. UM is a subscribing member of Quality Matters, a leading global organization for quality assurance in online and innovative learning environments. Our distance education courses have been recognized as among the best available in higher education in the state of Alabama.

Current online, hybrid, and other distance education courses are listed in general Schedule of Courses each semester, and an up-to-date list of fully online course offerings can be found here.

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The University of Montevallo offers the following degree programs via distance education:

Educational Specialist (EDS) Degree:

Instructional Leadership (Reduced Hours Option)

Instructional Technology

Teacher Leadership Specialist

Master of Education (MED) Degree:

Instructional Leadership

Elementary Education/Professional Educators


Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree

(Synchronous delivery taught by full-time faculty)

Please submit your suggestions or general questions regarding online education at UM to the Distance Education Advisory Committee (DEAC).