Graduates earn 8,881 degrees, certificates from The University of Alabama


About 27.1 percent of the 8,881 degrees and certificates handed out by The University of Alabama 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 Tuscaloosa conferred 1981 bachelor's degrees and 420 master's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 416 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 393 bachelor's degrees in general marketing/marketing management and 389 bachelor's degrees in general finance.

The university enrolled 38,563 students for 2017-18, including 33,305 in undergraduate programs and 5,258 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
Business Administration and Management, General
416
185
-
601
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
393
57
-
450
Finance, General
389
18
-
407
Accounting
313
87
-
400
Management Science
123
41
-
164
Management Information Systems, General
158
-
-
158
Restaurant/Food Services Management
108
-
-
108
Business/Managerial Economics
81
21
-
102
Taxation
-
19
-
19
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,981
428
-
2,409
27.1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
387
64
-
451
Dietetics/Dietitian
162
-
-
162
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
112
-
-
112
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
7
80
-
87
Nursing Practice
-
58
-
58
Public Health, General
49
-
-
49
Athletic Training/Trainer
26
-
-
26
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
23
-
23
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
-
12
-
12
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
2
-
2
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
-
-
-
-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
743
239
-
982
11.1
Mechanical Engineering
302
19
-
321
Chemical Engineering
153
4
-
157
Civil Engineering, General
123
29
-
152
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
87
19
-
106
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
58
25
-
83
Construction Engineering
20
-
-
20
Metallurgical Engineering
16
3
-
19
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
13
3
-
16
Architectural Engineering
11
-
-
11
Materials Engineering
-
2
-
2
Engineering Mechanics
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
783
104
-
887
10
Public Relations/Image Management
231
-
-
231
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
122
19
-
141
Advertising
114
13
-
127
Radio and Television
124
-
-
124
Journalism
66
9
-
75
Mass Communication/Media Studies
-
12
-
12
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
-
-
-
-
Journalism, Other
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
657
53
-
710
8
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
213
38
-
251
Elementary Education and Teaching
108
20
-
128
Secondary Education and Teaching
43
53
5
101
Special Education and Teaching, General
59
31
-
90
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
34
-
34
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
17
14
31
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
-
23
-
23
Music Teacher Education
11
-
-
11
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
7
-
7
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
-
3
-
3
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
-
2
-
2
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
2
-
2
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
-
1
-
1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
-
-
Education total
434
231
19
684
7.7
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
161
214
-
375
Human Development and Family Studies, General
95
-
-
95
Family Resource Management Studies, General
79
-
-
79
Apparel and Textiles, General
63
-
-
63
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
63
-
-
63
Human Nutrition
-
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
461
214
-
675
7.6
Social Work
62
230
-
292
Public Administration
-
20
-
20
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
62
250
-
312
3.5
Psychology, General
254
23
-
277
Educational Psychology
-
24
3
27
School Psychology
-
5
-
5
Psychology total
254
52
3
309
3.5
Political Science and Government, General
152
8
-
160
Anthropology
28
15
-
43
International Relations and Affairs
42
-
-
42
Geography
24
15
-
39
Criminology
-
-
-
-
Sociology
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
246
38
-
284
3.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
195
17
-
212
Microbiology, General
15
-
-
15
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
14
-
-
14
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
224
17
-
241
2.7
Music, General
29
18
-
47
Fine/Studio Arts, General
44
3
-
47
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
23
17
-
40
Interior Design
37
-
-
37
Dance, General
30
-
-
30
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
2
3
-
5
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
-
4
-
4
Visual and Performing Arts total
165
45
-
210
2.4
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
172
13
-
185
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
172
13
-
185
2.1
Law
-
138
-
138
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
-
43
-
43
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
-
-
-
-
Tax Law/Taxation
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
181
-
181
2
Chemistry, General
46
20
-
66
Geology/Earth Science, General
20
15
-
35
Physics, General
11
7
-
18
Materials Science
-
5
-
5
Physical Sciences total
77
47
-
124
1.4
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
100
3
-
103
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
100
3
-
103
1.2
Computer and Information Sciences, General
89
13
-
102
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
89
13
-
102
1.1
History, General
84
14
-
98
History total
84
14
-
98
1.1
English Language and Literature, General
63
12
-
75
Creative Writing
-
19
-
19
English Language and Literature/Letters total
63
31
-
94
1.1
Library and Information Science
-
77
-
77
Library Science total
-
77
-
77
0.9
Mathematics, General
51
11
-
62
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
-
13
-
13
Applied Mathematics, General
-
-
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
51
24
-
75
0.8
Spanish Language and Literature
26
-
-
26
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
13
-
-
13
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
8
-
8
German Language and Literature
-
7
-
7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
39
15
-
54
0.6
Environmental Science
36
-
-
36
Natural Resources and Conservation total
36
-
-
36
0.4
American/United States Studies/Civilization
14
4
-
18
Women's Studies
-
8
-
8
African-American/Black Studies
4
-
-
4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
18
12
-
30
0.3
Philosophy
8
-
-
8
Religion/Religious Studies
3
1
-
4
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
11
1
-
12
0.1
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
-
4
-
4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
3
-
3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
7
-
7
0.1

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