Offered Degrees and Major Programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers 199 programs through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 54 Bachelor's, 65 Master's, 32 Doctorate (research), 8 Doctorate (professional), 11 1-2 Years certificates, 25 Post-BS Certificate, 3 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 17 programs are available through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 10 Master's, 2 Doctorate (professional), 1 1-2 Years certificates, 4 Post-BS Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,256 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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's5402,898
Master's65102,433
Doctorate (research)320149
Doctorate (professional)82460
1-2 Years certificates11171
Post-BS Certificate254224
Post-MS Certificate3021
Total199176,256

Best Programs

BachelorMasterDoctoral
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Engineering$89,000
Electrical and Electronics Engineering$66,000
Materials Engineering$60,200
Mechanical Engineering$57,200
Computer and Information Sciences$56,900
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Systems Science and Theory$147,000
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$91,900
Engineering$87,300
Health/Health Care Administration/Management$85,200
Management Information Systems$70,300
Doctoral Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$124,200

Popular Programs

CertificateBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1-2 Years CertificateBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practice)Doctorate (Other)Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 2 completers-
Dental Assisting/Assistant0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor2-
Public Health0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 66 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Accounting23-
Management Information Systems7-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Selling Skills and Sales Operations35-
Total71
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6 completers-
African-American/Black Studies6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 99 completers$26,300
Speech Communication and Rhetoric99$26,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 68 completers$56,900
Computer and Information Sciences68$56,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 198 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching41-
Secondary Education and Teaching8-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching7-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching142-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 166 completers$89,000
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering34-
Civil Engineering49$55,800
Electrical and Electronics Engineering29$66,000
Materials Engineering15$60,200
Mechanical Engineering39$57,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 42 completers$26,300
English Language and Literature42$26,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 97 completers$29,400
General Studies65-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)32-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 334 completers$25,900
Biology/Biological Sciences143$25,900
Biomedical Sciences95-
Immunology11-
Genetics15-
Bioinformatics1-
Neuroscience69-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 33 completers-
Mathematics33-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 20 completers-
Philosophy20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 56 completers-
Chemistry49-
Physics7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 212 completers$26,100
Psychology212$26,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 91 completers$30,600
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)91-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 58 completers-
Social Work58$28,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 71 completers-
Anthropology13-
Political Science and Government22-
Sociology19$29,400
Social Sciences (other)17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 74 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Musical Theatre3-
Art/Art Studies48$24,100
Music17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 618 completers-
Health and Wellness19-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management120$35,800
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist0-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0-
Public Health112-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse367$54,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 575 completers-
Business Administration and Management105$40,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)63-
Accounting130$43,800
Business/Managerial Economics17-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies3-
Finance65$41,400
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration31-
Management Information Systems64$51,300
Marketing/Marketing Management97$35,800
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 42 completers-
History42$23,000
Total2,898
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 16 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 88 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences28-
Information Science/Studies36-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (4 completers) 208 completers-
Education1-
Curriculum and Instruction22-
Educational Leadership and Administration17$50,500
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement23-
Special Education and Teaching16$43,700
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services28$34,900
Elementary Education and Teaching12-
Secondary Education and Teaching33-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Art Teacher Education5-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching16-
Reading Teacher Education3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor30$45,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering (1 completers) 211 completers$87,300
Engineering143$87,300
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Civil Engineering11-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Materials Engineering11-
Mechanical Engineering17-
Electrical and Computer Engineering20-
Engineering (other)5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 12 completers-
English Language and Literature12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 165 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences15-
Biomedical Sciences99-
Anatomy3-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics0-
Biostatistics4-
Biotechnology44-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 9 completers-
Mathematics9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (1 completers) 11 completers-
Systems Science and Theory11$147,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 10 completers-
Chemistry3-
Physics7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 6 completers-
Psychology6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 9 completers-
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 28 completers-
Public Administration28$42,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 46 completers-
Anthropology (other)3-
Sociology43-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 2 completers-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (3 completers) 1,255 completers-
Health and Wellness17-
Dental Clinical Sciences7-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management60$85,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)20-
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist12-
Physician Assistant80-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist13-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions (other)0-
Clinical/Medical Social Work41-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor5-
Public Health170$50,600
Health/Medical Physics6-
Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality43-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist57-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist38-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse686$91,900
Nurse Anesthetist0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (1 completers) 342 completers-
Business Administration and Management237$68,800
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Accounting63$56,800
Management Information Systems42$70,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 9 completers-
History9-
Total2,433
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 8 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 12 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Civil Engineering1-
Computer Engineering1-
Materials Engineering3-
Engineering (other)3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 68 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Molecular Biochemistry3-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology12-
Microbiology13-
Human/Medical Genetics2-
Molecular Physiology7-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics4-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology6-
Pharmacology and Toxicology0-
Biostatistics3-
Epidemiology2-
Neurobiology and Anatomy13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 3 completers-
Applied Mathematics3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 9 completers-
Nutrition Sciences3-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 6 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 4 completers-
Chemistry2-
Physics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 12 completers-
Psychology12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 6 completers-
Sociology6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 21 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management10-
Environmental Health0-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)5-
Nursing Science6-
Total149
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 460 completers-
Dentistry78-
Medicine180-
Optometry50-
Public Health2-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist7-
Physical Therapy/Therapist51-
Nursing Practice92-
Total460
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Total0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 2 completers-
Technical and Scientific Communication2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 0 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (2 completers) 55 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8-
Health Teacher Education17-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor26-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 0 completers-
Construction Engineering0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Biotechnology13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 49 completers-
Systems Science and Theory41-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 20 completers-
Public Administration20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (1 completers) 10 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (1 completers) 54 completers-
Health and Wellness7-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)4-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor1-
Public Health7-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)33-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 20 completers-
Business Administration and Management2-
Organizational Leadership16-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Management Information Systems2-
Total224
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 21 completers-
Education9-
Educational Leadership and Administration4$57,200
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor8-
Total21