Theology Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 16 accredited theology schools where theology faculty who teach theology classes can find employment. The trends in Alabama's theology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in theology includes theology training at the following levels:

  • Theology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Theology
  • Bachelors degree in Theology
  • Masters degree in Theology
  • PhD degree in Theology


Schools

  1. Amridge University

    1200 Taylor Rd, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3553

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  2. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

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  4. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

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  5. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

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  6. Huntingdon College

    1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2148

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  7. Heritage Christian University

    3625 Helton Dr, Florence, Alabama 35630-9977

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  8. Judson College

    302 Bibb St, Marion, Alabama 36756

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  9. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

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  10. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

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  11. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  12. Selma University

    1501 Lapsley St, Dinkins Hall, Selma, Alabama 36701

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  13. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

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  14. Southeastern Bible College

    2545 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35224-2083

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  15. Stillman College

    3601 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403

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  16. Huntsville Bible College

    904 Oakwood Ave, Huntsville, Alabama 35811-1632

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Theology Employment

Alabama 750
National 64,070

Of all of the theology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Theology professionals In Alabama

540 590 700 720 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, theology is a growing field. There were 210 more theology professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of theology professionals has grown by 39%. This is faster than the trend for theology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of theology professionals has grown by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Theology VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$51,190 $47,595 $49,560 $48,210 $48,215
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Theology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of theology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to theology professionals are decreasing in Alabama. The mean salary for theology professionals in 2006 was $51,190 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,215 per year.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$25,310
25th percentile
$32,420
50th percentile
$45,115
75th percentile
$59,685
90th percentile
$76,090

This represents a 6% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Alabama state, within the field of theology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid theology professionals earn 201% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in Alabama

Christian Counseling
$47,140
Ministry
$45,260
Theology
$48,215

In Alabama, theology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Theology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
7
bachelor
24
master
13
doctor
5
Certificate
1
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As the number of theology professionals is increasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited theology schools in Alabama state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 286 theology graduates from theology courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 321 graduates.

Thus there was a 12% percent increase in the number of theology school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. Most of these graduates, or 48%, earned an bachelor's degree in theology.

Theology Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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