Offered Degrees and Major Programs

The University of Alabama offers 211 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 75 Bachelor's, 77 Master's, 50 Doctorate (research), 3 Doctorate (professional), 6 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 3 programs are available through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 2 Master's, 1 Doctorate (professional) program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2021-2022, total 9,612 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's7507,363
Master's7721,859
Doctorate (research)500203
Doctorate (professional)31161
Post-MS Certificate6026
Total21139,612

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'sMaster'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 45 completers-
Environmental Science45-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 14 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization9-
African-American/Black Studies5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 646 completers$34,300
Speech Communication and Rhetoric148$34,300
Journalism (other)106-
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (other)88-
Public Relations/Image Management184-
Advertising120-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 109 completers$61,400
Computer and Information Sciences109$61,400
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 193 completers-
Learning Sciences0-
Special Education and Teaching44$37,200
Elementary Education and Teaching104-
Secondary Education and Teaching36-
Music Teacher Education9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 882 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering84$46,300
Architectural Engineering10-
Chemical Engineering161$64,700
Civil Engineering127$58,000
Computer Engineering32-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering76$71,600
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering (other)0-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering20-
Mechanical Engineering343$63,200
Metallurgical Engineering12-
Construction Engineering17-
Manufacturing Engineering0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 51 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures16-
Spanish Language and Literature35-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 562 completers$28,900
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences123$28,900
Family Resource Management Studies68$37,200
Human Nutrition165-
Human Development and Family Studies115$27,700
Family and Community Services7-
Early Childhood and Family Studies30-
Apparel and Textiles54$35,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 75 completers$21,300
English Language and Literature75$21,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 299 completers$21,300
Biology/Biological Sciences254$21,300
Microbiology21-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 65 completers$42,500
Mathematics65$42,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 229 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science229-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 24 completers-
Philosophy15-
Religion/Religious Studies9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 64 completers-
Chemistry45-
Geology/Earth Science11-
Physics8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 284 completers$24,700
Psychology284$24,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 53 completers-
Social Work53$33,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 487 completers-
Anthropology21-
Criminology227-
Geography12-
International Relations and Affairs51$25,100
Political Science and Government176$28,000
Sociology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 172 completers-
Dance29-
Interior Design46-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts27$14,000
Fine/Studio Arts40-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Music24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 793 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist86-
Athletic Training/Trainer24-
Public Health192-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse491$54,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 2,147 completers-
Business Administration and Management394$42,400
Accounting295$51,300
Business/Managerial Economics99$53,000
Finance523$49,300
Hospitality Administration/Management98$29,800
Management Information Systems110$67,700
Management Science68$54,100
Marketing/Marketing Management560$46,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 71 completers-
History71$27,400
Total7,363
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 14 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization7-
Women's Studies7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 81 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric38-
Journalism (other)20-
Radio and Television0-
Advertising23-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 20 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 103 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration13$50,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration18-
Educational/Instructional Technology9-
Special Education and Teaching9$44,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services7-
Elementary Education and Teaching13-
Secondary Education and Teaching28-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 95 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering29-
Chemical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering15-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering9-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering27-
Metallurgical Engineering4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8 completers-
German Language and Literature2-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 222 completers$46,200
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences98$46,200
Family Resource Management Studies31-
Human Nutrition86-
Human Development and Family Studies7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies (1 completers) 31 completers-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers0-
Tax Law/Taxation31-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 32 completers-
English Language and Literature12-
Creative Writing20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Library Science 80 completers$38,100
Library and Information Science80$38,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 20 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences19-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 21 completers-
Mathematics12-
Applied Statistics, General9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 21 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science21-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 completers-
Religion/Religious Studies4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 26 completers-
Chemistry14-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 32 completers-
Psychology10-
Educational Psychology22-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 251 completers-
Public Administration19-
Social Work232$37,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 50 completers-
Anthropology9-
Criminology9-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics25-
Geography6-
Political Science and Government1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 37 completers-
Dance0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts14-
Fine/Studio Arts3-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)4-
Music10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (1 completers) 153 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist29-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor3-
Public Health20-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine12-
Public Health (other)3-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse57$89,700
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)25$42,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 545 completers-
Business Administration and Management200$79,200
Accounting89$58,100
Finance46-
Hospitality Administration/Management11-
Management Information Systems12-
Management Science17$82,100
Business Statistics16-
Marketing/Marketing Management137$43,800
Taxation17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 13 completers-
History13-
Total1,859
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 12 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 4 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 54 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration1$76,000
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision19-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration18-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship1-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Secondary Education and Teaching6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 30 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering4-
Chemical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering5-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 completers-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 0 completers-
Human Nutrition0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 3 completers-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 5 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 5 completers-
Mathematics2-
Applied Mathematics0-
Applied Statistics, General3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 7 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 19 completers-
Chemistry14-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics2-
Materials Science2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 20 completers-
Psychology15-
School Psychology1-
Educational Psychology4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 5 completers-
Social Work5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 11 completers-
Anthropology1-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Geography3-
Political Science and Government4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 7 completers-
Music7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Public Health Education and Promotion0-
Nursing Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 10 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
Accounting2-
Finance1-
Management Science2-
Marketing/Marketing Management4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 2 completers-
History2-
Total203
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 119 completers-
Law119-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services (1 completers) 0 completers-
Social Work0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 42 completers-
Nursing Practice42-
Total161
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 18 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration8-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Elementary Education and Teaching5-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 8 completers-
Educational Psychology8-
Total26