Offered Degrees and Major Programs

University of South Alabama offers 119 programs through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 53 Bachelor's, 36 Master's, 10 Doctorate (research), 4 Doctorate (professional), 2 1-2 Years certificates, 1 Post-BS Certificate, 5 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 11 programs are available through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 8 Master's, 1 Doctorate (professional), 2 Post-MS Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,741 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from University of South 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's5301,954
Master's3681,230
Doctorate (research)10039
Doctorate (professional)41252
1-2 Years certificates2019
Post-BS Certificate10-
Post-MS Certificate52165
Total119113,741

Best Programs

BachelorMasterDoctoral
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Electrical and Electronics Engineering$67,200
Mechanical Engineering$58,900
Chemical Engineering$58,700
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$55,500
Civil Engineering$55,200
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$94,000
Communication Sciences and Disorders$52,300
Doctoral Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$113,800
Medicine$52,000

Popular Programs

Bachelor'sPost-graduateMaster'sDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1-2 Years CertificateBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practice)Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 19 completers-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)18-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist1-
Total19
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 64 completers$27,000
Speech Communication and Rhetoric64$27,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 73 completers$48,100
Information Technology22-
Information Science/Studies17$42,200
Computer Science34$47,800
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 207 completers-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Elementary Education and Teaching57-
Secondary Education and Teaching22-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching19-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching104-
Education (other)4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 191 completers-
Chemical Engineering29$58,700
Civil Engineering43$55,200
Computer Engineering19-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering35$67,200
Mechanical Engineering65$58,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 15 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures15-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 12 completers$21,000
English Language and Literature12$21,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 146 completers$20,400
Biology/Biological Sciences94$20,400
Biomedical Sciences52-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 13 completers-
Mathematics and Statistics13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 19 completers-
International/Global Studies19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 31 completers$20,400
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies31$20,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 completers-
Philosophy5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 32 completers-
Meteorology13-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 92 completers$25,000
Psychology92$25,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 46 completers$27,800
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration46-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 17 completers-
Social Work17$30,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 62 completers-
Anthropology11-
Geography17-
Political Science and Government24-
Sociology10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 42 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Art/Art Studies25$22,900
Music13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 579 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders48-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)16-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer37-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)116-
Medical Informatics17-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse345$55,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 206 completers-
Business/Commerce11-
Business Administration and Management47$32,800
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Accounting37$35,400
Finance47$35,900
Hospitality Administration/Management24-
International Business/Trade/Commerce6-
Marketing/Marketing Management34$34,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 17 completers-
History17$29,000
Total1,954
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 12 completers-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 2 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 31 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences31-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (5 completers) 160 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration13-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22-
Elementary Education and Teaching53-
Secondary Education and Teaching25-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching13-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching12-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist5-
Education (other)5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 18 completers-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering3-
Systems Engineering1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Environmental Toxicology2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 4 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies (1 completers) 9 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 6 completers-
Psychology6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 15 completers-
Public Administration15-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 0 completers-
Sociology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 7 completers-
Intermedia/Multimedia1-
Music6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (1 completers) 904 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist30-
Physician Assistant40-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist40-
Physical Therapy/Therapist14-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse780$94,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (1 completers) 46 completers-
Business Administration and Management34-
Accounting12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 0 completers-
History0-
Total1,230
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 8 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration4-
Education (other)4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 4 completers-
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering0-
Systems Engineering4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 7 completers-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 7 completers-
Health/Medical Psychology7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 8 completers-
Business Administration and Management8-
Total39
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 252 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist9-
Medicine69$52,000
Physical Therapy/Therapist40-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse134$113,800
Total252
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Total0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 5 completers-
Education (other)5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 10 completers-
Systems Engineering10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 126 completers-
Nursing Administration0-
Nursing Practice126-
Total165