Offered Degrees and Major Programs

University of California-Irvine offers 305 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 100 Bachelor's, 112 Master's, 88 Doctorate (research), 2 Doctorate (professional), 3 Post-BS Certificate programs.
For academic year 2021-2022, total 11,963 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from University of California-Irvine.
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's10009,500
Master's11201,609
Doctorate (research)880396
Doctorate (professional)20314
Post-BS Certificate30144
Total305011,963

Best Programs

BachelorMasterDoctoral
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Computer Science$71,600
Computer Engineering$67,400
Computer and Information Sciences$65,300
Electrical and Electronics Engineering$63,700
Civil Engineering$58,900
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Health/Health Care Administration/Management$175,300
Business Administration and Management$88,100
Mechanical Engineering$81,500
Criminology$62,300
Accounting$59,700
Doctoral Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Chemistry$64,000

Popular Programs

Bachelor'sPost-graduateMaster'sDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

Bachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practice)Post-Bachelor's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 42 completers$25,300
Environmental Studies39-
Environmental Science3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 0 completers-
Environmental Design/Architecture0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 83 completers-
East Asian Studies13-
European Studies/Civilization3-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies2-
Chinese Studies13-
German Studies3-
African-American/Black Studies5$23,700
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies29-
Asian-American Studies5-
Women's Studies0-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 26 completers-
Journalism0$27,500
Journalism (other)26-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 996 completers$65,300
Computer and Information Sciences1$65,300
Informatics120-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Science805$71,600
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation70-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 365 completers$24,600
Education357$24,600
Biology Teacher Education8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 1,030 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering72$57,200
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering135$49,800
Chemical Engineering58$53,000
Civil Engineering91$58,900
Computer Engineering173$67,400
Computer Software Engineering61-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering101$63,700
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering26-
Materials Engineering27-
Mechanical Engineering286$52,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 58 completers-
Linguistics0-
Comparative Literature8-
Applied Linguistics4-
Chinese Language and Literature0-
Japanese Language and Literature9-
Korean Language and Literature11-
French Language and Literature3$30,100
Spanish Language and Literature19-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 132 completers$23,400
English Language and Literature132$23,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 0 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 897 completers$24,500
Biology/Biological Sciences749$24,500
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology26-
Botany/Plant Biology0-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology9-
Microbiology and Immunology22-
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)0-
Genetics9-
Exercise Physiology10-
Bioinformatics0-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)10-
Neuroscience0-
Neurobiology and Anatomy62-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 290 completers$41,100
Mathematics290$41,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 340 completers-
Mathematics and Computer Science41-
International/Global Studies143$36,600
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology0-
Cognitive Science20-
Human Biology92-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)44$25,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 50 completers-
Philosophy49-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 253 completers-
Chemistry125$31,700
Geology/Earth Science45$31,200
Physics54-
Physics (other)29-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 1,044 completers$25,900
Psychology344$25,900
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics15$29,200
Social Psychology294-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)391-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 1,573 completers-
Social Sciences22-
Anthropology78$27,400
Criminology397$29,700
Economics391$36,600
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics77-
Political Science and Government313$31,300
Sociology242$28,600
Urban Studies/Affairs53$31,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 458 completers-
Dance43-
Game and Interactive Media Design0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts97$17,800
Musical Theatre12-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies162$22,100
Art/Art Studies89$24,400
Fine/Studio Arts2-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation21-
Music15-
Music Performance17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 652 completers-
Pharmaceutical Sciences104-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)6-
Public Health (other)496-
Nursing Science46-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 1,134 completers-
Business Administration and Management379$48,800
Business/Managerial Economics706$40,700
Information Resources Management49-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 77 completers-
History77$27,500
Total9,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 14 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation14-
Environmental Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 30 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning30-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 completers-
Asian-American Studies2-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 187 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Informatics3-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Computer Science164-
Computer Graphics0-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications20-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 131 completers-
Education3-
Educational Evaluation and Research11-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels117-
Biology Teacher Education0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 272 completers-
Engineering3-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering27-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering38-
Computer Engineering39-
Computer Software Engineering48-
Computer Engineering (other)0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering38-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering1-
Materials Engineering24-
Mechanical Engineering45$81,500
Manufacturing Engineering4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5 completers-
Comparative Literature3-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
German Language and Literature2-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 22 completers-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence22-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 25 completers-
English Language and Literature14-
Creative Writing11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 76 completers-
Biochemistry4-
Molecular Biology0-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology2-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0-
Anatomy0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology6-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology0-
Physiology0-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Pharmacology10-
Environmental Toxicology0-
Pharmacology and Toxicology0-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)2-
Biotechnology31-
Epidemiology0-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology6-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)0-
Neuroscience3-
Neurobiology and Anatomy0-
Neurobiology and Behavior12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 109 completers-
Mathematics20-
Financial Mathematics65-
Applied Mathematics (other)5-
Statistics19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 19 completers-
Systems Science and Theory1-
Cognitive Science2-
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis3-
Computational Science0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 8 completers-
Philosophy3-
Philosophy (other)5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 56 completers-
Chemistry25-
Chemistry (other)4-
Geology/Earth Science13-
Physics12-
Physics (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 59 completers-
Psychology0-
Social Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)20-
Forensic Psychology39-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 14 completers-
Public Policy Analysis14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 81 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology3-
Criminology41$62,300
Demography and Population Studies17-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics6-
Economics (other)0-
Political Science and Government5-
Political Science and Government (other)0-
Sociology9-
Social Sciences (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 39 completers-
Dance9-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts20-
Art/Art Studies2-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Music7-
Music (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 62 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0$175,300
Medical Scientist9-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor7-
Pharmaceutical Sciences1-
Public Health23-
Environmental Health2-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Science0-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing20-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 388 completers-
Business Administration and Management175$88,100
Accounting0$59,700
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies31-
Management Science78-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)104-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 10 completers-
History10-
Total1,609
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 6 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning6-
Environmental Design/Architecture0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 31 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Informatics10-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Computer Science21-
Computer Graphics0-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 16 completers-
Education8-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational Evaluation and Research8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 95 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Chemical Engineering13-
Civil Engineering13-
Computer Engineering6-
Computer Software Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering10-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering1-
Materials Engineering7-
Mechanical Engineering27-
Manufacturing Engineering2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7 completers-
Comparative Literature3-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 52 completers-
Biochemistry6-
Molecular Biology0-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology8-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0-
Anatomy0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology8-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology3-
Physiology5-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology1-
Pharmacology0-
Environmental Toxicology0-
Pharmacology and Toxicology0-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)4-
Epidemiology0-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology6-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)0-
Neuroscience5-
Neurobiology and Anatomy0-
Neurobiology and Behavior6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 26 completers-
Mathematics18-
Applied Mathematics (other)1-
Statistics7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 8 completers-
Systems Science and Theory2-
Cognitive Science1-
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis2-
Computational Science1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 completers-
Philosophy1-
Philosophy (other)8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 45 completers-
Chemistry20$64,000
Chemistry (other)1-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Physics13-
Physics (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 11 completers-
Psychology1-
Social Psychology1-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 0 completers-
Public Policy Analysis0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 47 completers-
Anthropology8-
Criminology9-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics11-
Economics (other)1-
Political Science and Government7-
Political Science and Government (other)0-
Sociology11-
Social Sciences (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 7 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Music (other)3-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 14 completers-
Pharmaceutical Sciences7-
Public Health5-
Environmental Health0-
Nursing Science0-
Nursing Practice2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 13 completers-
Business Administration and Management6-
Management Science7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 4 completers-
History4-
Total396
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 210 completers-
Law210-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 104 completers-
Medicine104-
Total314
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 144 completers-
Education0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels144-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 0 completers-
Chemistry0-
Total144