Are you interested in studying graduate programs in Alabama? Other than being known as the Yellowhammer State, Alabama is also known as the Cotton State and the “Heart of Dixie”. Did you know Alabama was named after a local Indian tribe named “Alibamu”? The city of Montgomery, which is Alabama’s capital, is known for the “Freedom March” lead by Martin Luther King Jr. Birmingham and Montgomery; two of Alabama’s largest cities are filled with historical sites to visit.i
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, a historical museum that maps out the journey of civil rights advocates of the 1950’s-60’s and The Birmingham Museum of Art which includes a large collection of various art work from Native American pottery to African inspired Art, are a few of the city’s main attractions. Alabama is also is filled with many natural historic sites. Being the center of iron production for the Confederate States during the civil war, the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park is 1,500 acres of beautiful scenery that includes the Sadler Plantation House that dates back to 1817! Tourists also visit the Alabama Iron & Steel Museum to see actual Iron and steel artifacts produced using Tannehill Iron.ii
If living and studying in the "Heart of Dixie" sounds good to you, browse through the graduate degree program options below.