Offered Degrees and Major Programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham offers 171 programs through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 51 Bachelor's, 58 Master's, 31 Doctorate (research), 7 Doctorate (professional), 7 1-2 Years certificates, 13 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 7 Bachelor's, 8 Master's, 1 Doctorate (research), 1 Post-MS Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 5,225 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's5172,463
Master's5881,986
Doctorate (research)311161
Doctorate (professional)70380
1-2 Years certificates7047
Post-BS Certificate130139
Post-MS Certificate3141
Total171175,225

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

Bachelor'sPost-graduateMaster'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 2 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Science Technologies/Technicians 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 18 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dental Assisting/Assistant18-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 25 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management1-
Accounting13-
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
Selling Skills and Sales Operations10-
Total47
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 4 completers-
African-American/Black Studies4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 94 completers$26,300
Speech Communication and Rhetoric94$26,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 35 completers$56,900
Computer and Information Sciences35$56,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 180 completers-
Education0-
Elementary Education and Teaching3-
Secondary Education and Teaching9-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching61-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching107-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 204 completers$89,000
Engineering0$89,000
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering41-
Civil Engineering40$55,800
Electrical and Electronics Engineering50$66,000
Materials Engineering17$60,200
Mechanical Engineering56$57,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 52 completers$26,300
English Language and Literature52$26,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 88 completers$29,400
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0$29,400
General Studies37-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)51-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 220 completers$25,900
Biology/Biological Sciences121$25,900
Biomedical Sciences68-
Genetics0-
Neuroscience31-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 28 completers-
Mathematics28-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 16 completers-
Philosophy16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 59 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry55-
Physics4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 151 completers$26,100
Psychology151$26,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 67 completers$30,600
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0$30,600
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism0-
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)67-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 66 completers-
Human Services0-
Social Work66$28,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 79 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology21-
Political Science and Government24-
Sociology18$29,400
Social Sciences (other)16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 85 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts9-
Musical Theatre3-
Art/Art Studies51$24,100
Music22-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (2 completers) 548 completers-
Health and Wellness11-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management124$35,800
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist0-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0-
Public Health81-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse332$54,700
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (12 completers) 454 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management109$40,400
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)49-
Accounting105$43,800
Business/Managerial Economics10-
Finance41$41,400
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration11-
Management Information Systems61$51,300
Marketing/Marketing Management68$35,800
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 25 completers-
History25$23,000
Total2,463
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 7 completers-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (8 completers) 270 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration30$50,500
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement13-
Special Education and Teaching38$43,700
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services14$34,900
Elementary Education and Teaching17-
Secondary Education and Teaching46-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3-
Art Teacher Education8-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching28-
Reading Teacher Education6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor67$45,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering (1 completers) 158 completers$87,300
Engineering109$87,300
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering7-
Civil Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16-
Materials Engineering10-
Mechanical Engineering12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 79 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Biomedical Sciences37-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics1-
Biostatistics3-
Biotechnology31-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 12 completers-
Mathematics12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 19 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory19$147,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 11 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry2-
Physics9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 10 completers-
Psychology10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 14 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Forensic Science and Technology8-
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 29 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration29$42,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (2 completers) 19 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology (other)5-
Sociology14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (2 completers) 1,030 completers-
Health and Wellness1-
Chiropractic0-
Dental Clinical Sciences15-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management65$85,200
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)16-
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist4-
Physician Assistant78-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist20-
Clinical/Medical Social Work0-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor7-
Public Health138$50,600
Health/Medical Physics0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist53-
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist33-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse566$91,900
Nurse Anesthetist34-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (2 completers) 269 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management133$68,800
Accounting74$56,800
Management Information Systems62$70,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 6 completers-
History6-
Total1,986
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 3 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering (2 completers) 15 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering2-
Computer Engineering1-
Materials Engineering7-
Engineering (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 79 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Molecular Biochemistry7-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology15-
Microbiology13-
Human/Medical Genetics2-
Molecular Physiology1-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics3-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology9-
Pharmacology and Toxicology4-
Biostatistics5-
Epidemiology8-
Neurobiology and Anatomy5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 1 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 11 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 5 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Physics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 14 completers-
Psychology14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Sociology2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 21 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management4-
Environmental Health0-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)6-
Nursing Science11-
Total161
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 3 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 377 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Dentistry69-
Medicine163-
Optometry43-
Public Health5-
Physical Therapy/Therapist44-
Nursing Practice53-
Total380
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 8 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management8-
Total8
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 1 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 3 completers-
Education0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Health Teacher Education1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biotechnology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 89 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory65-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 10 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 21 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management4-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)9-
Public Health8-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 11 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management11-
Total139
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 22 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration22$57,200
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Total41