Samford University - Master's Degree

Samford University is a top-ranked private higher education institution from Birmingham, Alabama that offers a variety of baccalaureate majors and minors, as well as master's programs across ten schools. Samford University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

  • Average Tuition USD 45,000
  • Acceptance Rate 60%
  • Students 4,933
  • International Students 2.2%
  • Campus Setting Residential

School Description

Samford University was founded by The Alabama Baptist State Convention in 1841 as the Howard College, named after John Howard, an English reformer from the 18th century. At the time, it only admitted men, but 55 years later, it produced its first female graduate following the institution's move to East Lake. After subsequent relocation, it finally achieved university status in 1965 as Samford University. Its namesake, Frank Park Samford, Sr., was an insurance executive and long time trustee of the university.

Today, up to 47 states and 29 foreign countries are represented by over 5,000 students enrolled in the university's 10 schools through which it offers over 150 baccalaureate majors and minors, as well as over 30 master's degree programs in areas of arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, law, nursing, pharmacy, and health. Its Birmingham campus is located on a 200-acres of manicured land that boasts of 50 Georgian-Colonial buildings, several recreational facilities, and 28 on-campus residence halls that accommodates over 2,000 students.

Master Programs

  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Anaesthetics

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Anaesthetics. The program offers courses that focus on airway management, general anaesthesia and sedation, pain medicine, and r more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human reso more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Childhood Education

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teachin more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Design

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and comp more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Education

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support servic more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosyst more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Health Administration

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Administration. The program offers courses that focus on studying the administration of public health systems, management more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Law

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Leadership

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that fo more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Music

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock musi more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Music Education

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.  

  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Nursing

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also inc more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Nutrition Science

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutri more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Public Health

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Respiratory Therapy

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Respiratory Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patient more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Social Work

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee
    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requ more
  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Theology

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of anthropology, philosophy and history in relation to God, nature and religion.  

  • 800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

    Vocal Performance

    USD 18,673 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the practical knowledge of Vocal Performance. The program offers courses that focus on studying sustainable vocal techniques and dramatic interpretation.  

Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 217
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 199

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 90
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

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    Other Information

    Established in 1841

    Other

    Samford University ranked 4th among the Top Regional Universities in the South according to the U.S. News & World Report.

    The Location

    800 Lakeshore Dr, Birmingham, AL 35229, United States

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      • Testimony
        1998-2001, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

        Very Classical University

        Samford University is a great school that gives a very classical approach to furthering the education across disciplines. You will not go wrong by placing your higher education into the hands of this faculty and its programs.

      • Testimony
        1994-1997, BA

        Impressive Student and Alumni Support

        The faculty and staff at Samford are truly committed to the success of each student. The alumni relations team is committed to continuing the relationship after graduation. I would highly recommend Samford University.

      • Testimony
        2009-2013, Bachelor of Science (BS)

        Amazing dedication to students and their future endeavors

        Samford faculty are dedicated to the success of their students, both academically and personally. They truly desire to get you to where you want to be. I felt incredibly prepared for the next step in my graduate field due to the challenging nature of the classroom setting.