Graduates earn 8,564 degrees, certificates from The University of Alabama

About 27.4 percent of the 8,564 degrees and certificates handed out by the The University of Alabama in 2016-17 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 1949 bachelor's degrees and 384 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 Business Administration and Management, General. Data shows the school gave out 434 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General, followed by 411 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and 371 bachelor's degrees in Marketing/Marketing Management, General.

The university enrolled 37,663 students for 2016-17, including 32,563 in undergraduate programs and 5,100 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
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
434
154
-
588
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
371
56
-
427
Accounting
334
90
-
424
Finance, General
361
14
-
375
Management Science
130
49
-
179
Management Information Systems, General
131
-
-
131
Restaurant/Food Services Management
118
-
-
118
Business/Managerial Economics
70
16
-
86
Taxation
-
21
-
21
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,949
400
-
2,349
27.4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
411
50
-
461
Dietetics/Dietitian
148
-
-
148
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
98
-
-
98
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
20
56
-
76
Nursing Practice
-
59
-
59
Public Health, General
47
-
-
47
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
25
-
25
Athletic Training/Trainer
21
-
-
21
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
-
13
-
13
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
6
-
6
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
-
-
-
-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
745
209
-
954
11.1
Mechanical Engineering
273
23
-
296
Chemical Engineering
147
10
-
157
Civil Engineering, General
126
26
-
152
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
83
15
-
98
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
42
22
-
64
Metallurgical Engineering
20
2
-
22
Construction Engineering
13
-
-
13
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
5
-
-
5
Architectural Engineering
2
-
-
2
Engineering Mechanics
-
-
-
-
Materials Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
711
98
-
809
9.4
Public Relations/Image Management
254
-
-
254
Advertising
117
13
-
130
Radio and Television
123
2
-
125
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
104
10
-
114
Journalism
84
11
-
95
Mass Communication/Media Studies
-
11
-
11
Journalism, Other
-
-
-
-
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
682
47
-
729
8.5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
206
36
-
242
Elementary Education and Teaching
104
19
1
124
Special Education and Teaching, General
70
24
1
95
Secondary Education and Teaching
39
41
13
93
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
22
26
48
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
36
-
36
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
-
34
-
34
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
9
3
12
Music Teacher Education
10
-
-
10
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
6
-
6
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
-
3
-
3
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
-
1
-
1
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
-
-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
-
-
-
-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Education total
429
231
44
704
8.2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
106
200
-
306
Family Resource Management Studies, General
82
-
-
82
Human Development and Family Studies, General
77
-
-
77
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
65
-
-
65
Apparel and Textiles, General
62
-
-
62
Human Nutrition
-
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
392
200
-
592
6.9
Psychology, General
226
38
-
264
Educational Psychology
-
20
4
24
School Psychology
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
226
58
4
288
3.4
Social Work
79
198
-
277
Public Administration
-
9
-
9
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
79
207
-
286
3.3
Political Science and Government, General
144
8
-
152
International Relations and Affairs
36
-
-
36
Anthropology
24
8
-
32
Geography
19
10
-
29
Sociology
-
-
-
-
Criminology
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
223
26
-
249
2.9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
185
21
-
206
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
17
-
-
17
Microbiology, General
7
-
-
7
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
209
21
-
230
2.7
Fine/Studio Arts, General
50
7
-
57
Interior Design
49
-
-
49
Music, General
30
14
-
44
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
25
11
-
36
Dance, General
21
-
-
21
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
2
-
5
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
-
2
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
178
36
-
214
2.5
Law
-
133
-
133
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
-
57
-
57
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
-
-
-
-
Tax Law/Taxation
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
190
-
190
2.2
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
159
12
-
171
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
159
12
-
171
2
Chemistry, General
40
17
-
57
Geology/Earth Science, General
19
14
-
33
Physics, General
11
15
-
26
Materials Science
-
7
-
7
Physical Sciences total
70
53
-
123
1.4
English Language and Literature, General
75
17
-
92
Creative Writing
-
15
-
15
English Language and Literature/Letters total
75
32
-
107
1.2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
105
2
-
107
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
105
2
-
107
1.2
Mathematics, General
50
24
-
74
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
-
19
-
19
Applied Mathematics, General
-
-
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
50
43
-
93
1.1
History, General
70
10
-
80
History total
70
10
-
80
0.9
Library and Information Science
-
72
-
72
Library Science total
-
72
-
72
0.8
Computer and Information Sciences, General
57
13
-
70
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
57
13
-
70
0.8
Spanish Language and Literature
22
-
-
22
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
17
-
17
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
9
-
-
9
German Language and Literature
-
6
-
6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
31
23
-
54
0.6
American/United States Studies/Civilization
16
6
-
22
Women's Studies
-
8
-
8
African-American/Black Studies
4
-
-
4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
20
14
-
34
0.4
Environmental Science
22
-
-
22
Natural Resources and Conservation total
22
-
-
22
0.3
Philosophy
11
-
-
11
Religion/Religious Studies
8
-
-
8
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
19
-
-
19
0.2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
11
-
11
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
-
7
-
7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
18
-
18
0.2

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