Offered Degrees and Major Programs

The University of Alabama offers 214 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 79 Bachelor's, 78 Master's, 49 Doctorate (research), 2 Doctorate (professional), 6 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 43 programs are available through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 11 Bachelor's, 23 Master's, 3 Doctorate (research), 1 Doctorate (professional), 5 Post-MS Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 8,881 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from The University of Alabama.
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's79116,750
Master's78231,681
Doctorate (research)493232
Doctorate (professional)21196
Post-MS Certificate6522
Total214438,881

Best Programs

BachelorMasterDoctoral
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Electrical and Electronics Engineering$71,600
Management Information Systems$67,700
Chemical Engineering$64,700
Mechanical Engineering$63,200
Computer and Information Sciences$61,400
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$89,700
Management Science$82,100
Business Administration and Management$79,200
Accounting$58,100
Educational Leadership and Administration$50,000
Doctoral Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$109,600
Educational Leadership and Administration$76,000

Popular Programs

Bachelor'sDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

Bachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practice)Post-Master's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 36 completers-
Environmental Science36-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 18 completers-
African Studies0-
American/United States Studies/Civilization14-
African-American/Black Studies4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 657 completers$34,300
Speech Communication and Rhetoric122$34,300
Journalism66$28,000
Journalism (other)0-
Radio and Television124$26,100
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (other)0-
Public Relations/Image Management231-
Advertising114-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 89 completers$61,400
Computer and Information Sciences89$61,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 434 completers-
Education0-
Learning Sciences0-
Special Education and Teaching59$37,200
Elementary Education and Teaching108-
Secondary Education and Teaching43-
Music Teacher Education11-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching213-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering (2 completers) 783 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering58$46,300
Architectural Engineering11-
Chemical Engineering153$64,700
Civil Engineering123$58,000
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering87$71,600
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (other)0-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering13-
Mechanical Engineering302$63,200
Metallurgical Engineering16-
Construction Engineering20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 39 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures13-
Spanish Language and Literature26-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (9 completers) 461 completers$28,900
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences161$28,900
Family Resource Management Studies79$37,200
Human Nutrition0-
Human Development and Family Studies95$27,700
Family and Community Services0-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)63-
Apparel and Textiles63$35,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 63 completers$21,300
English Language and Literature63$21,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 224 completers$21,300
Biology/Biological Sciences195$21,300
Microbiology15-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 51 completers$42,500
Mathematics51$42,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (1 completers) 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 11 completers-
Philosophy8-
Religion/Religious Studies3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 77 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry46-
Geology/Earth Science20-
Physics11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 254 completers$24,700
Psychology254$24,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 172 completers$31,800
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0$31,800
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies172-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 62 completers-
Human Services0-
Social Work62$33,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (2 completers) 246 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology28-
Criminology0-
Geography24-
International Relations and Affairs42$25,100
Political Science and Government152$28,000
Sociology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 165 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance30-
Interior Design37-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts23$14,000
Fine/Studio Arts44-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music29-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (2 completers) 581 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist112-
Athletic Training/Trainer26-
Public Health49-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse387$54,400
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)7$30,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (4 completers) 1,981 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management416$42,400
Accounting313$51,300
Business/Managerial Economics81$53,000
Finance389$49,300
Hospitality Administration/Management0$29,800
Restaurant/Food Services Management108-
Management Information Systems158$67,700
Management Science123$54,100
Marketing/Marketing Management393$46,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 84 completers-
History84$27,400
Total6,750
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 12 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization4-
Women's Studies8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 41 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric19-
Journalism9-
Radio and Television0-
Advertising13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 7 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (14 completers) 161 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration13$50,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration9-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching28$44,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Elementary Education and Teaching19-
Secondary Education and Teaching46-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching38-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering (4 completers) 75 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering19-
Chemical Engineering4-
Civil Engineering20-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering14-
Metallurgical Engineering3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 12 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
German Language and Literature7-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (5 completers) 214 completers$46,200
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences214$46,200
Family Resource Management Studies0-
Human Nutrition0-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies (2 completers) 43 completers-
Law0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers0-
Tax Law/Taxation0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)43-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 24 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Creative Writing19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Library Science (1 completers) 77 completers$38,100
Library and Information Science77$38,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 10 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 17 completers-
Mathematics7-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1 completers-
Philosophy0-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 25 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry10-
Geology/Earth Science13-
Physics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology (2 completers) 28 completers-
Psychology8-
Educational Psychology20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 13 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services (2 completers) 245 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration20-
Social Work225$37,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 30 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology12-
Criminology0-
Geography15-
Political Science and Government3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 37 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts17-
Fine/Studio Arts3-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)4-
Music10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (8 completers) 181 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist23-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor2-
Public Health0-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Public Health (other)0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor12-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse64$89,700
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)80$42,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (6 completers) 420 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management185$79,200
Accounting86$58,100
Business/Managerial Economics20-
Finance13-
Hospitality Administration/Management0-
Management Science41$82,100
Business Statistics0-
Marketing/Marketing Management56$43,800
Taxation19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 8 completers-
History8-
Total1,681
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 12 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies12-
Communication and Media Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 6 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (4 completers) 68 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration4$76,000
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision23-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration25-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship3-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Secondary Education and Teaching7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering (2 completers) 29 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering6-
Chemical Engineering0-
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Nutrition0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 0 completers-
Law0-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 7 completers-
Mathematics4-
Applied Mathematics0-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 7 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science3-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 22 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry10-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Physics5-
Materials Science5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 24 completers-
Psychology15-
School Psychology5-
Educational Psychology4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 5 completers-
Human Services0-
Social Work5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 8 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology3-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 8 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 8 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting1-
Business/Managerial Economics1-
Finance5-
Management Science0-
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 6 completers-
History6-
Total232
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 58 completers-
Nursing Practice58-
Total196
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (4 completers) 19 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 3 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology3-
Total22