Browse the catalogs of most colleges and universities, and you’ll see a lot of sameness.
You can get an accounting degree or study biology or earn a bachelor’s in education almost anywhere. But most colleges and universities have a few unique offerings too, degrees that stand out due to their field of study or their structure (or both). We asked higher education institutions in central Alabama what their most interesting degree is, what makes it special, how it benefits students and how those students will use what they’ve learned to benefit their communities.
TROY’s music industry-related bachelor’s and master’s programs provide students with solid foundations in business practices combined with in-depth musical study. Both programs are AACSB accredited, and provide real-world experience to prepare students for the ever-changing music business.
Trenolm’s Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management Program prepares students for workforce opportunities in restaurants, healthcare, commercial foodservice operations, hotel and lodging operations and entrepreneurial ventures.
AUM’s MIS master’s degree program teaches students to work on next-gen solutions in cyber security, computer programming, database management, technology architecture and more.
Jennifer Kornegay works with the rest of the CentrAL INC! team to plan and create the articles and content for each issue. She is also a freelance writer and editor with work published in national and regional publications.