Graduates earn 847 degrees from Alabama A & M University


About 12.6 percent of the 847 degrees and certificates handed out by Alabama A & M University in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Normal conferred 80 bachelor's degrees and 27 master's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in social work. Data shows the school gave out 79 master's degrees in social work, followed by 54 master's degrees in counseling psychology and 47 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences.

The university enrolled 6,001 students for 2017-18, including 5,038 in undergraduate programs and 963 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
28
27
55
Accounting
25
-
25
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
14
-
14
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
8
-
8
Finance, General
5
-
5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
80
27
107
12.6
Social Work
25
79
104
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
25
79
104
12.3
Counseling Psychology
-
54
54
Psychology, General
32
-
32
Psychology total
32
54
86
10.2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
28
-
28
Mechanical Engineering
27
-
27
Engineering, Other
-
17
17
Civil Engineering, General
5
-
5
Engineering total
60
17
77
9.1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
18
-
18
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
16
16
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
9
-
9
Elementary Education and Teaching
4
5
9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
4
3
7
Reading Teacher Education
-
6
6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
4
4
Special Education and Teaching, General
1
3
4
Education total
36
37
73
8.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
47
22
69
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
47
22
69
8.2
Computer and Information Sciences, General
30
9
39
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
30
9
39
4.6
Food Science
9
6
15
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
6
8
14
Animal Sciences, Other
5
-
5
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
20
14
34
4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
20
10
30
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
20
10
30
3.5
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
29
-
29
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
29
-
29
3.4
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
28
28
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
28
28
3.3
General Studies
24
-
24
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
24
-
24
2.8
Chemistry, General
14
-
14
Physics, General
4
3
7
Physical Sciences total
18
3
21
2.5
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
20
-
20
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
20
-
20
2.4
Political Science and Government, General
11
-
11
Sociology
7
-
7
Social Sciences total
18
-
18
2.1
Communication and Media Studies, Other
-
17
17
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
-
17
17
2
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
2
11
13
Architecture and Related Services total
2
11
13
1.5
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
12
12
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
1
-
1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
1
12
13
1.5
Forestry, Other
12
-
12
Natural Resources and Conservation total
12
-
12
1.4
Music, General
6
-
6
Art/Art Studies, General
6
-
6
Visual and Performing Arts total
12
-
12
1.4
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
10
-
10
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
10
-
10
1.2
English Language and Literature, General
8
-
8
English Language and Literature/Letters total
8
-
8
0.9
Mathematics, General
3
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics total
3
-
3
0.3

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