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Life shouldn’t stop when school begins. Balancing your education, work, and other responsibilities is easier with an online degree from North Alabama. Receive a reputable, high-quality education while completing your degree on a schedule that works for you.

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University of North Alabama

Master's Degree

  • Family and Community Services (MS)

    Work to improve the lives of children and families. Further, or begin, your career in human services, policy and law, education, or communication and business. With this innovative MS degree, which includes an internship, you will graduate with hands-on experience in a field you are passionate about. You may even choose thesis or non-thesis options to further customize your degree. Or consider a joint degree option, which allows you to complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the same time you earn your Master's in Family and Community Services — in just two years.

    Master of Science in Family and Community Services
    • 100% job placement rate after graduation
    • One of only 3 online programs of its kind in the US
    • Earn your MS in Family and Community Services for under $12,000
  • Sport and Recreation Management (MS)

    Become a leader in Sport and Recreation Management. Earn Alabama’s first online Master’s Degree in Sport & Recreation Management. You may pursue research through our thesis option, or further coursework via our non-thesis option. North Alabama’s growing network of alumni employers and partnerships includes the Huntsville Havoc, Houston Astros, Tennessee Titans, various NCAA Athletic Departments, parks and recreation agencies, and more.

    Master of Science in Sport and Recreation Management
    • Enroll in Quality Matters Certified Courses
    • Finish your degree in as little as one year with 8-week courses
    • Earn your MS in Sport and Recreation Management for under $12,000
  • Education (MAED)

    Do more for your students and yourself. Save time and money on your master’s in Education. North Alabama’s program allows you to work completely online while pursuing your interests. Choose a program in one of several areas, including special education, elementary education, and early childhood. For an additional 18 credits, you can also complete a certificate in Instructional Leadership.

    Master of Arts in Education
    • Solve real-world problems with the applied action research component
    • Local educator advanced degree (LEAD) initiative allows you to work alongside your peers
    • Earn your MAEd for under $15,000
  • Professional Studies (MPrS)

    Build organizational skills in the area of your choice. Choose a concentration in higher education administration, community development, security and safety leadership, or information technology to follow your career goals and interests. This unique program is one of a kind; with the online format, you truly have the ability to customize your schedule and courses. Time to completion varies, but full-time learners can complete the program in as few as 2 years.

    Master of Professional Studies
    • Ability to choose classes relevant to your interests
    • Supportive faculty dedicated to MPrS students
    • Earn your MPrS for under $12,000
  • Business Administration (MBA)

    Choose the best when pursuing your MBA. Ranked 17th in the world by CEO Magazine, North Alabama’s MBA will prepare you to move your career forward in a variety of industries. From executive to finance to healthcare, choose a concentration that reflects your career goals. Learn from faculty with years of industry-relevant expertise as you earn this in-demand degree.

    Master of Business Administration
    • Obtain an MBA in as few as 1824 months
    • Choose from one of 10 concentrations
    • Earn your MBA for under $18,000
  • Geographic Information Science (MS)

    Apply spatial knowledge to solve contemporary problems. Work to advance your career in management, government, or entrepreneurship in this flexible program. You will conduct independent research, develop skills in critical thinking and writing, and gain knowledge of geospatial methods, analysis, and techniques.

    Master of Science in Geographic Information Science
    • Almost 100% placement of grads into jobs or school
    • Conduct independent research to solve complex problems
    • Earn your master’s in Geographic Information Science for under $15,000
  • Writing (MA)

    Hone writing skills relevant to your interests. Customize your studies by choosing from one of three concentrations: technical writing, rhetoric and composition, or creative writing. You’ll take all your courses online, but have the option to be placed in a paid writing internship for hands-on experience. For more personalized study, you can choose to either write a thesis or complete a final project on a topic of your choice, allowing you the freedom to pursue topics relevant to your career goals.

    Master of Arts in Writing
    • Choose from 3 specialized tracks
    • Faculty all have terminal degrees
    • Earn your MA in Writing for under $12,000 a year
  • Mathematics (MS)

    Deepen your theoretical math skills. Earn an MS in Mathematics tailored to your interests and professional goals. Choose a concentration in your second year to learn applicable skills and practices. You will also have the option to complete a project or dissertation that corresponds with your current job to earn credit for relevant experience.

    Master of Science in Mathematics
    • Choose a concentration in a STEM field or math education
    • Receive credit for projects related to your current job
    • Earn your MS in Mathematics for under $15,000
  • Nursing (MSN)

    Become a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), nurse educator, or manager. Continue working as a nurse as you further your education. North Alabama’s online MSN program is designed for current nurses (BSN) who wish to advance their clinical careers, pursue an academic profession, or become a leader in a health care environment.

    Master of Science in Nursing
    • Choose a track in FNP, leadership, or education to tailor your studies
    • Earn your MSN starting at $12,200
    • Complete most of your courses online for additional flexibility
  • History (MA)

    Obtain the qualification you need to advance. Move up in your current teaching position with an MA in History. Take courses full or part time on a schedule that works for you, finishing in two to four years. With flexible start times, including a summer start, your education is in your hands.

    Master of Arts in History
    • 24 years to degree completion
    • Thesis and Non-Thesis options
    • Earn your master’s in History for under $12,000
  • Criminal Justice (MSCJ)

    Earn a criminal justice degree from seasoned professionals. Advance into a leadership position within the criminal justice, corrections, or law enforcement field. You will learn from faculty who have served as police chiefs, federal agents, and judges. With courses fully online, you can find the right balance between work, school, and life.

    Master of Science in Criminal Justice
    • Finish your degree in 23 years
    • Learn from faculty who have years of in-field experience
    • Earn your MS in Criminal Justice for under $12,000
  • Accounting (MAcc)

    Prepare for a professional career in accounting. Move forward in your career with North Alabama’s Master of Accountancy degree. Topics covered include fraud prevention and detection, auditing, taxation and authoritative standards and laws. In this fully online program, you will prepare for and complete the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) exam, while gaining an introduction to theoretical research.

    Master of Accountancy
    • Learn from the same faculty who teach the top-ranked MBA program
    • Gain the knowledge and skills needed to take the CPA, CMA and CIA exams
    • Earn your Master of Accountancy for $14,250

Bachelor's Degree

  • Applied Health Science (BS)

    Prepare for a management career in healthcare. Pursue a health administration track in this 120-credit degree program. Gain in-depth knowledge of the business side of healthcare, helping you advance into a range of administrative professions.

    • Earn your BS in Applied Health Science for under $11,000 a year
    • Fully online with major-specific courses offered in an 8-week format
    • Begin courses in either the fall or spring
  • Business Administration (BBA)

    Earn a degree from a leading business program. Only the top 5% of business schools are accredited by the AACSB. North Alabama is one of them. Your education here will prepare you to graduate as an in-demand business professional.

    Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Learn from the same faculty who teach North Alabama’s top-ranked Executive MBA program
    • Fully online format gives you the flexibility you need
    • Earn your BBA for under $11,000 per year
  • Criminal Justice (BA/BS)

    Learn from leaders in the field. Earn a BA or BS in Criminal Justice to further your career in law enforcement, social services, or corrections. Customize your education to fit your interests with one of three related minors. With courses all online, you are able to schedule classes around your work and home life for optimal flexibility.

    Bachelor's in Criminal Justice
    • Faculty include experienced judges, police chiefs, and district attorneys
    • Earn your MS in Criminal Justice in just one year after completing your bachelor's
    • Tuition is less than $11,000 per year
  • History (BA/BS)

    Develop strong research and communication skills. Start or finish your history degree at North Alabama. Online classes offer you the ability to balance work, life, and school. All students are required to take a minor, helping you to pursue all your passions and graduate with a well-rounded set of skills applicable across all industries.

    Bachelor's in History
    • All online courses are taught by dedicated full-time faculty
    • Begin courses at the start of any semester
    • Earn your history degree for under $11,000 a year
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (BA/BS)

    Earn a degree focused specifically on your interests. Create an educational path that’s 100% you. A degree in interdisciplinary studies allows you to pursue academic and career interests that go beyond traditional degrees. You can choose from 8 areas of emphasis and will work closely with an advisor to create an educational plan that fits your goals.

    Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Take courses from faculty in the departments of your choosing
    • Receive one-on-one support from a dedicated advisor
    • Graduate with a unique set of marketable skills
  • Nursing (RN to BSN)

    Take your nursing career one step higher. Strengthen your abilities as a nurse by advancing your education. Earning a BSN will qualify you for positions in nursing leadership and open doors to more opportunities in hospitals and healthcare facilities. At North Alabama, you will learn from dedicated full-time faculty at a school with a 40-year history of educating top-notch nurses.

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (for current RNs)
    • Option to enroll in accelerated RN-MSN track
    • Complete all your courses online, allowing you to continue work as a nurse
    • Earn your BSN for under $11,000
  • Political Science (BA/BS)

    Prepare for a career in the public or private sector. Earn a bachelor’s in Political Science from North Alabama to deepen your critical-thinking, writing, and methodologic skills. This program emphasizes experiential learning; you can earn credit for relevant internships in positions such as those in local law offices, local government, or state government.

    Bachelor’s in Political Science
    • Take courses from faculty who have PhDs and JDs
    • Begin your studies at the start of any semester
    • Learn from supportive faculty who work to help students get into law and graduate programs
  • Sociology (BA/BS)

    Create change and become career-ready. With a bachelor’s in Sociology from North Alabama, you will be ready for a career in human services, education, policy, or business. You will take courses from award-winning professors and receive the same support as on-campus students. Earn a degree from a school where the faculty are invested in their students as you work to fulfill your personal, academic, and career goals.

    Bachelor’s in Sociology
    • Taught by full-time faculty who have earned PhDs
    • Flexible courses allow for a minor in areas such as psychology, women’s studies, or family studies
    • Option to complete an internship for credit
  • Spanish (BA)

    Leverage your language skills into a degree. Take courses from qualified faculty and graduate with both a degree and a certification of fluency. With 3 paths of focus — Language and Culture, Spanish for Commerce, and Spanish Literature — your Spanish degree can match your long-term goals.

    Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
    • Option to test out of language courses and save time
    • Learn from full-time faculty who all have their PhDs
    • Study abroad in a 1-month summer program to Spain (not required)

Ready to pursue your degree?

What are the benefits of studying online?

Don’t worry about having to schedule work around school; now, you can schedule school around work. With an online degree, your education is in your hands. You can take courses at the time that’s most convenient for you, allowing you the flexibility you need to manage school, work, and other life responsibilities.

Will I have the same professors as I would on campus?

At North Alabama, your educational experience is rooted in the same history of proven excellence that on-campus students benefit from — and that extends to the quality of your education. All of your classes will be taught by the same distinguished full-time faculty who teach on-campus students.

Will I get the same degree as on-campus students?

An online degree from North Alabama is as valuable and marketable as an on-campus degree. Your education and degree won’t change because of the format you take it in — so rest assured that your hard work will result in the same degree on-campus students receive.

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