Offered Degrees and Major Programs

University of California-Irvine offers 291 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 98 Bachelor's, 105 Master's, 83 Doctorate (research), 2 Doctorate (professional), 3 Post-BS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 1 programs are available through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 1 Master's program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 9,393 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's9807,265
Master's10511,409
Doctorate (research)830380
Doctorate (professional)20208
Post-BS Certificate30131
Total29119,393

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 47 completers$25,300
Environmental Studies0-
Environmental Science47-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 0 completers-
Architecture0-
Environmental Design/Architecture0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 54 completers-
African Studies0-
East Asian Studies9-
European Studies/Civilization3-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies1-
Chinese Studies4-
German Studies1-
African-American/Black Studies5$23,700
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies16-
Asian-American Studies6-
Women's Studies0-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 27 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism0$27,500
Journalism (other)27-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 636 completers$65,300
Computer and Information Sciences0$65,300
Informatics76-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Science521$71,600
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation39-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 321 completers$24,600
Education318$24,600
Biology Teacher Education3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 780 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering34$57,200
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering87$49,800
Chemical Engineering57$53,000
Civil Engineering78$58,900
Computer Engineering100$67,400
Computer Software Engineering43-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering104$63,700
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering18-
Materials Engineering36-
Mechanical Engineering223$52,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 65 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics0-
Comparative Literature14-
Applied Linguistics0-
Chinese Language and Literature0-
Japanese Language and Literature6-
Korean Language and Literature9-
French Language and Literature9$30,100
Spanish Language and Literature22-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 110 completers$23,400
English Language and Literature110$23,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 640 completers$24,500
Biology/Biological Sciences555$24,500
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology12-
Botany/Plant Biology0-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology5-
Microbiology and Immunology14-
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)0-
Genetics6-
Exercise Physiology9-
Bioinformatics0-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)10-
Neuroscience0-
Neurobiology and Anatomy29-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 179 completers$41,100
Mathematics179$41,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 240 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Mathematics and Computer Science4-
International/Global Studies166$36,600
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology0-
Cognitive Science13-
Human Biology20-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)37$25,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 31 completers-
Philosophy28-
Religion/Religious Studies3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 215 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry132$31,700
Geology/Earth Science40$31,200
Physics32-
Physics (other)11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 753 completers$25,900
Psychology233$25,900
Social Psychology520-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 1,303 completers-
Social Sciences23-
Anthropology101$27,400
Criminology349$29,700
Economics287$36,600
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics60-
Political Science and Government255$31,300
Sociology191$28,600
Urban Studies/Affairs37$31,200
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 350 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance34-
Game and Interactive Media Design0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts61$17,800
Musical Theatre5-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies121$22,100
Art/Art Studies81$24,400
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation18-
Music9-
Music Performance21-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 684 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pharmaceutical Sciences122-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)0-
Public Health (other)513-
Nursing Science49-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 763 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management205$48,800
Business/Managerial Economics521$40,700
Information Resources Management37-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 67 completers-
History67$27,500
Total7,265
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 26 completers-
Architecture0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning26-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 1 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian-American Studies1-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 92 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences5-
Informatics0-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Computer Science67-
Computer Graphics0-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications20-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 169 completers-
Education8-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels161-
Biology Teacher Education0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 273 completers-
Engineering19-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering26-
Chemical Engineering9-
Civil Engineering34-
Computer Engineering43-
Computer Software Engineering12-
Computer Engineering (other)0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering45-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering18-
Materials Engineering27-
Mechanical Engineering38$81,500
Manufacturing Engineering2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 10 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Comparative Literature6-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
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 35 completers-
English Language and Literature23-
Creative Writing12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 52 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry1-
Molecular Biology0-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology9-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0-
Anatomy0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology3-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology0-
Physiology1-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Pharmacology0-
Environmental Toxicology0-
Pharmacology and Toxicology0-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)0-
Biotechnology18-
Epidemiology1-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology8-
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 41 completers-
Mathematics22-
Financial Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics (other)2-
Statistics17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 20 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory7-
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 8 completers-
Philosophy6-
Philosophy (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 46 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry12-
Chemistry (other)2-
Geology/Earth Science13-
Physics11-
Physics (other)8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Social Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 18 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Policy Analysis18-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (2 completers) 97 completers-
Social Sciences1-
Anthropology8-
Criminology34$62,300
Demography and Population Studies10-
Economics20-
Economics (other)2-
Political Science and Government5-
Political Science and Government (other)0-
Sociology15-
Social Sciences (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 38 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance7-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts17-
Art/Art Studies10-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Music1-
Music (other)1-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 85 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management19$175,300
Medical Scientist13-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor7-
Pharmaceutical Sciences3-
Public Health28-
Environmental Health1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing14-
Nursing Science0-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 384 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management231$88,100
Accounting118$59,700
Management Science35-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 11 completers-
History11-
Total1,409
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-
Architecture0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning6-
Environmental Design/Architecture0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 27 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences8-
Informatics1-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Computer Science15-
Computer Graphics0-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications3-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 18 completers-
Education18-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 81 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering15-
Chemical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering11-
Computer Engineering7-
Computer Software Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering11-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering1-
Materials Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering19-
Manufacturing Engineering3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 12 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Comparative Literature3-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 8 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 52 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry5-
Molecular Biology0-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology7-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0-
Anatomy3-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology4-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology2-
Physiology1-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology0-
Pharmacology0-
Environmental Toxicology0-
Pharmacology and Toxicology3-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)0-
Epidemiology5-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology10-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)0-
Neuroscience5-
Neurobiology and Anatomy0-
Neurobiology and Behavior7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 14 completers-
Mathematics11-
Applied Mathematics (other)0-
Statistics3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory0-
Cognitive Science0-
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Philosophy (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 75 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry43$64,000
Chemistry (other)5-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Physics12-
Physics (other)7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 19 completers-
Psychology7-
Social Psychology12-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 0 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Policy Analysis0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 39 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology5-
Criminology3-
Economics12-
Economics (other)1-
Political Science and Government10-
Political Science and Government (other)0-
Sociology8-
Social Sciences (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 5 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Music (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 7 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pharmaceutical Sciences4-
Public Health2-
Environmental Health0-
Nursing Science1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 6 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 5 completers-
History5-
Total380
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 95 completers-
Medicine95-
Total208
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 131 completers-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels131-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry0-
Total131