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Non Degree Seeking Students

Non-degree seeking students are students who have not been accepted in a program of study leading to a certificate or degree.  Formal admission to the Graduate School is not required.

Non-degree seeking students are required apply through OAA (oaa.uams.edu) and submit the course approval information in order to attend the requested courses.

You are required to include the following information in the application:

a.  Prefix, Number and Name of course(s) that you might be interested in

b.  Reason for taking the course

Other questions listed in the application are self reporting responses.  Applications that do not include course information and reason for taking the course will not be processed.

Applications submitted through OAA will be processed as they are received.  We will begin reviewing Spring 2017 applications in Mid-September.

Note: The UAMS employee tuition discount is not applicable to non-degree seeking students.

Completing this application does not guarantee approval for course enrollment. 

If approved, students will receive notification on the next steps they will need to complete in order to register.  They will also need to do the following:

  • Complete Payment of Tuition and Fees
  • Complete all UAMS compliance requirements, including verification of health insurance, medical exam, flu vaccination, online HIPAA training, and TB skin test

Please contact Graduate Admissions at graduateadmissions@uams.edu if you have any questions regarding this process.