University of Mobile Expands Degree Options for Fall Semester 2019

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile’s rapidly expanding academic program is growing again with the addition of nine new degrees, giving students even more options as they enroll for fall semester classes that begin Aug. 19.

The university has added bachelor’s degrees in pre-health biology, financial mathematics, sport administration and exercise science. New master’s degree programs have started in ministry, education instructional design and technology, early childhood development, nursing executive leadership and nursing education. In addition, a new Master of Athletic Training will start summer semester of 2020, pending approval by CAATE, the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

Classes are held Mondays through Thursdays, with “Focus Fridays” free for students to focus on community service, study, internships, travel or whatever interests them. The Baptist-affiliated university’s unique academic schedule has been recognized in education journals nationally and in the United Kingdom.

Applications are still being accepted for fall enrollment. Apply online at or contact the Office for Enrollment Services at 251.442.2222. The full list of areas of study is on the university’s website at

New degrees starting fall semester 2019 are:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pre-Health Biology
  • Bachelor of Science in Financial Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration
  • Master of Education in Instructional Design and Technology
  • Master of Education in Early Childhood Development
  • Master of Ministry
  • Master of Science in Nursing Education
  • Master of Science in Nursing Executive Leadership.

Additional degree programs are in process. The university has nearly doubled the number of academic programs since 2016, started two doctoral programs, expanded facilities, added technology, and focused on “Prac-ademics” experiences that allow students to take classroom knowledge into practical learning experiences like a student-run marketing agency, professional recording studio, international travel and more.


About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in 76 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

About the Author

Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean is assistant vice president for university communications and has helped tell the University of Mobile story since 1993. She is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist. Her husband and daughter are UM graduates. She loves playing in the yard – planting flowers, picking blueberries, pulling weeds and petting her two mini-schnauzers.