Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Samford University offers 138 programs through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 90 Bachelor's, 33 Master's, 1 Doctorate (research), 7 Doctorate (professional), 1 1-2 Years certificates, 3 Post-BS Certificate, 3 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 10 programs are available through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 8 Master's, 2 Doctorate (professional) program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,635 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from Samford University.
The following table summarizes the offered degrees and programs with number of programs and number of completers.

Number of Programs with Completers

Number of ProgramsNumber of Online ProgramsNumber of Completers
Bachelor's900805
Master's338451
Doctorate (research)1031
Doctorate (professional)72324
1-2 Years certificates1014
Post-BS Certificate301
Post-MS Certificate309
Total138101,635

Best Programs

BachelorMasterDoctoral
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$53,200
Finance$52,100
Journalism$32,800
Health and Physical Education/Fitness$23,100
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$96,200
Doctoral Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Pharmacy$115,800
Educational Leadership and Administration$88,800
Law$44,800

Popular Programs

CertificateBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1-2 Years CertificateBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practice)Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 14 completers-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal14-
Total14
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 2 completers-
Environmental Science2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 0 completers-
Architecture0-
Architecture and Related Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 completers-
African Studies0-
Latin American Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 54 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric16-
Journalism38$32,800
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 13 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences13-
Computer Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 45 completers-
Education0-
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (other)0-
Secondary Education and Teaching6-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels36-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1-
Music Teacher Education1-
History Teacher Education1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 4 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
Latin Language and Literature0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 49 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies11-
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services (other)0-
Human Development and Family Studies38-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 1 completers-
Law0-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 15 completers-
English Language and Literature15-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 6 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies6-
General Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 27 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences21-
Biochemistry4-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 3 completers-
Mathematics3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 12 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0$23,100
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management12-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies6-
Religion/Religious Studies (other)1-
Philosophy and Religious Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 5 completers-
Theology and Religious Vocations0-
Religious/Sacred Music5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 1 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry0-
Physics1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 24 completers-
Psychology24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 1 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 15 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration12-
Youth Services/Administration3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 26 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics5-
Geography3-
International Relations and Affairs5-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 49 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Interior Design15-
Graphic Design6-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Musical Theatre9-
Art/Art Studies0-
Fine/Studio Arts2-
Music2-
Music Performance3-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Keyboard Instruments2-
Voice and Opera4-
Music Pedagogy0-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 243 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders7-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management4-
Athletic Training/Trainer4-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies4-
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies14-
Pharmacy0-
Pharmaceutical Sciences92-
Public Health3-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse115$53,200
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 144 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management30-
Organizational Leadership10-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)0-
Accounting27-
Business/Managerial Economics2-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies7-
Finance36$52,100
Human Resources Development0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Marketing/Marketing Management32-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 18 completers-
History18-
Total805
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 4 completers-
Environmental Studies4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (2 completers) 93 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration11$53,100
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision21-
Educational/Instructional Technology15-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented6-
Elementary Education and Teaching7-
Secondary Education and Teaching15-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)17-
Music Teacher Education1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (2 completers) 16 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies (2 completers) 17 completers-
Law0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers4-
Health Law13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 33 completers-
Theology and Religious Vocations0-
Religious/Sacred Music0-
Theology/Theological Studies2$35,700
Divinity/Ministry31-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 13 completers-
Human Services0-
Social Work13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 3 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Keyboard Instruments1-
Voice and Opera2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (10 completers) 192 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist31-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist1-
Athletic Training/Trainer4-
Public Health25-
Medical Informatics0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$96,200
Nursing Administration0-
Nurse Anesthetist24-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing100-
Nursing Education7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 80 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management48$51,400
Accounting32-
Total451
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 31 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration31$88,800
Total31
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 3 completers-
Divinity/Ministry3-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 182 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pharmacy111$115,800
Physical Therapy/Therapist31-
Nursing Administration28-
Nursing Practice12-
Total324
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 1 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology0-
Divinity/Ministry1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Total1
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 9 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision9-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Total9