Graduates earn 828 degrees, certificates from Alabama State University


About 21.1 percent of the 828 degrees and certificates handed out by Alabama State University in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 Montgomery conferred 109 bachelor's degrees and 42 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in rehabilitation and other therapeutic professions. Data shows the school gave out 98 bachelor's degrees in rehabilitation and other therapeutic professions, followed by 58 bachelor's degrees in speech communication and rhetoric and 56 bachelor's degrees in criminal justice/safety studies.

The university enrolled 4,760 students for 2017-18, including 4,208 in undergraduate programs and 552 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
98
-
-
98
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
25
-
25
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
24
-
24
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
11
-
-
11
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
-
9
-
9
Orthotist/Prosthetist
-
8
-
8
Health Professions and Related Programs total
109
66
-
175
21.1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
24
-
-
24
Secondary Education and Teaching
16
7
-
23
Elementary Education and Teaching
21
-
-
21
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
19
-
19
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
10
6
-
16
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
13
-
13
Special Education and Teaching, General
1
5
-
6
Music Teacher Education
4
-
-
4
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
2
1
3
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
2
-
2
Education, General
-
-
1
1
Education total
76
54
2
132
15.9
Accounting
25
13
-
38
Business Administration and Management, General
28
-
-
28
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
10
-
-
10
Finance, General
6
-
-
6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
69
13
-
82
9.9
Social Work
42
25
-
67
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
-
5
-
5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
42
30
-
72
8.7
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
56
-
-
56
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
5
-
-
5
Forensic Science and Technology
-
2
-
2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
61
2
-
63
7.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
54
2
-
56
Microbiology, General
-
2
-
2
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
54
4
-
58
7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
58
-
-
58
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
58
-
-
58
7
Information Science/Studies
27
-
-
27
Computer Science
11
-
-
11
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
-
6
-
6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
38
6
-
44
5.3
Psychology, General
39
-
-
39
Psychology total
39
-
-
39
4.7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
12
-
-
12
Dance, General
12
-
-
12
Music, General
10
-
-
10
Art/Art Studies, General
4
-
-
4
Visual and Performing Arts total
38
-
-
38
4.6
Forensic Chemistry
9
-
-
9
Chemistry, General
6
-
-
6
Physical Sciences total
15
-
-
15
1.8
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
13
-
-
13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
13
-
-
13
1.6
Mathematics, General
11
-
-
11
Mathematics and Statistics total
11
-
-
11
1.3
Political Science and Government, General
9
-
-
9
Social Sciences total
9
-
-
9
1.1
English Language and Literature, General
8
-
-
8
English Language and Literature/Letters total
8
-
-
8
1
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
7
-
-
7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
7
-
-
7
0.8
History, General
3
1
-
4
History total
3
1
-
4
0.5
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
-

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