Offered Degrees and Major Programs

University of South Alabama offers 110 programs through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 52 Bachelor's, 34 Master's, 9 Doctorate (research), 4 Doctorate (professional), 5 1 Year Certificate, 1 1-2 Years certificates, 1 Post-BS Certificate, 4 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 14 programs are available through Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 9 Master's, 1 Doctorate (professional), 4 Post-MS Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,906 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's5202,080
Master's3491,202
Doctorate (research)9035
Doctorate (professional)41309
1 Year Certificate50115
1-2 Years certificates1018
Post-BS Certificate10-
Post-MS Certificate44147
Total110143,906

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

CertificateBachelor'sPost-graduateMaster'sDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1 Year Certificate1-2 Years CertificateBachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Practice)Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 13 completers-
Information Science/Studies13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 14 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology6-
International/Global Studies8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 6 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 82 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)82-
Total115
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 18 completers-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)18-
Total18
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 86 completers$48,100
Information Technology30-
Information Science/Studies30$42,200
Computer Science26$47,800
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 218 completers-
Education0-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Elementary Education and Teaching106-
Secondary Education and Teaching16-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching90-
Education (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 215 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering44$58,700
Civil Engineering36$55,200
Computer Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering55$67,200
Mechanical Engineering73$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 26 completers$21,000
English Language and Literature26$21,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 155 completers$20,400
Biology/Biological Sciences84$20,400
Biomedical Sciences71-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 20 completers-
Mathematics0-
Mathematics and Statistics20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 17 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 51 completers$20,400
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies51$20,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 8 completers-
Philosophy8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 33 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Meteorology10-
Chemistry9-
Geology/Earth Science11-
Physics3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 68 completers$25,000
Psychology68$25,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 45 completers$27,800
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0$27,800
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration45-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 37 completers-
Human Services0-
Social Work37$30,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 61 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology17-
Geography10-
Political Science and Government23-
Sociology11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 59 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts10-
Art/Art Studies36$22,900
Music13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 511 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders31-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)19-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist15-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer39-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)116-
Medical Informatics10-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse281$55,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 258 completers-
Business/Commerce15-
Business Administration and Management67$32,800
Accounting73$35,400
Finance41$35,900
Hospitality Administration/Management12-
Marketing/Marketing Management50$34,300
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 13 completers-
History13$29,000
Total2,080
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 3 completers-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 60 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences60-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (12 completers) 157 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration16-
Special Education and Teaching12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services30-
Elementary Education and Teaching28-
Secondary Education and Teaching38-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching11-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching9-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist4-
Education (other)9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 32 completers-
Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering10-
Mechanical Engineering11-
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 5 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Environmental Toxicology3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 8 completers-
Mathematics8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (2 completers) 11 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 8 completers-
Psychology8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 5 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Sociology1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 2 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Intermedia/Multimedia0-
Music2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences (2 completers) 863 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist20-
Physician Assistant40-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist30-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse773$94,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (2 completers) 25 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management16-
Accounting9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 2 completers-
History2-
Total1,202
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 15 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Education (other)5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 2 completers-
Engineering0-
Systems Engineering2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 6 completers-
Psychology0-
Health/Medical Psychology6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 2 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management2-
Total35
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 309 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist11-
Medicine73$52,000
Physical Therapy/Therapist40-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse185$113,800
Total309
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Total0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (1 completers) 7 completers-
Education (other)7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 140 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Administration0-
Nursing Education45-
Nursing Practice95-
Total147