Local Colleges and Universities
Alabama State University
Alabama State University offers 9 academic units and nearly 50 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs, including education degrees and certificates, a well-known theatre program and new initiatives in forensic science and nanobiotechnology.
Auburn University at Montgomery
Auburn University at Montgomery offers more than 90 areas of study at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including unique programs in GIS, Hospitality and Tourism, Homeland Security, and Cybersystems and Information Security. U.S. News and World Report ranks Auburn Montgomery among the South’s top universities.
Faulkner University is a distinctively Christian university and is home to 5 colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business and Executive Education, Biblical Studies, Education, and School of Law.
Huntingdon College is a college of the United Methodist Church, and offers a liberal arts core curriculum that leads to a broad range of academic majors, pre-professional programs, and teacher certification programs.
South University offers associates and bachelors degree programs in the fields of business, criminal justice, health sciences, information technology and legal studies. In addition, South recently added a Master of Science in Professional Counseling.
Trenholm State Community College
Trenholm has two Montgomery campuses and offers 35 occupational courses. At the Patterson campus’ $4 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing center, students can earn a two-year degree in automotive manufacturing technology and two additional short-term certificates in advanced manufacturing.
Troy University’s Montgomery Campus
Troy’s Montgomery Campus is one of Troy’s larger campuses. The staff is dedicated primarily to serving the “nontraditional” student, who is often a working adult. Evening, weekend, TV, online and blended classes are available. U.S. News and World Report ranks Troy University among the South’s top universities.