Graduates earn 3,310 degrees, certificates from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

About 21.5 percent of the 3,310 degrees and certificates handed out by the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, accord


About 21.5 percent of the 3,310 degrees and certificates handed out by the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Edwardsville conferred 466 bachelor's degrees and 139 doctor's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Data shows the school gave out 401 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 272 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General and 167 bachelor's degrees in Psychology, General.

The university enrolled 14,142 students for 2016-17, including 11,720 in undergraduate programs and 2,422 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
401
-
-
401
Pharmacy
-
78
-
78
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
41
19
-
60
Dentistry
-
51
-
51
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
30
-
30
Public Health Education and Promotion
21
-
-
21
Nurse Anesthetist
-
20
-
20
Nursing Administration
-
11
-
11
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
10
-
10
Nursing Practice
-
10
-
10
Nursing Education
-
9
-
9
Art Therapy/Therapist
-
8
-
8
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
3
-
-
3
Advanced General Dentistry
-
-
-
-
Pharmaceutical Sciences
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
466
246
-
712
21.5
Business Administration and Management, General
272
65
-
337
Accounting
78
33
-
111
Business/Managerial Economics
32
-
-
32
Marketing Research
-
17
-
17
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
382
115
-
497
15
Mechanical Engineering
77
18
-
95
Civil Engineering, General
49
26
-
75
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
41
21
-
62
Industrial Engineering
38
10
-
48
Computer Engineering, General
11
-
-
11
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
216
75
-
291
8.8
Elementary Education and Teaching
48
-
-
48
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
29
18
47
Special Education and Teaching, General
28
9
-
37
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
30
-
-
30
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
24
-
24
Curriculum and Instruction
-
19
-
19
Health Teacher Education
19
-
-
19
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
4
7
11
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
7
1
8
Education, Other
-
6
-
6
Reading Teacher Education
-
4
1
5
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Education total
126
102
27
255
7.7
Psychology, General
167
38
-
205
School Psychology
-
-
7
7
Psychology total
167
38
7
212
6.4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
109
-
-
109
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
63
-
63
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
109
63
-
172
5.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
136
20
-
156
Biotechnology
-
1
-
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
136
21
-
157
4.7
Computer and Information Sciences, General
83
9
-
92
Computer Science
51
11
-
62
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
134
20
-
154
4.7
Geography
35
9
-
44
Sociology
36
6
-
42
Political Science and Government, General
29
-
-
29
Economics, General
9
10
-
19
Anthropology
17
-
-
17
Social Sciences total
126
25
-
151
4.6
Mass Communication/Media Studies
58
4
-
62
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
55
7
-
62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
113
11
-
124
3.8
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
114
-
-
114
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
114
-
-
114
3.4
Social Work
30
31
-
61
Public Administration
-
41
-
41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
30
72
-
102
3.1
Fine/Studio Arts, General
21
5
-
26
Art/Art Studies, General
24
-
-
24
Music, General
14
10
-
24
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
16
-
-
16
Music Pedagogy
-
-
2
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
75
15
2
92
2.8
English Language and Literature, General
44
15
2
61
Rhetoric and Composition
1
-
-
1
English Language and Literature/Letters total
45
15
2
62
1.9
History, General
46
9
-
55
History total
46
9
-
55
1.7
Chemistry, General
30
17
-
47
Physics, General
2
-
-
2
Physical Sciences total
32
17
-
49
1.5
Mathematics, General
22
11
-
33
Mathematics and Statistics total
22
11
-
33
1
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
27
-
-
27
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
27
-
-
27
0.8
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
15
-
-
15
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
15
-
-
15
0.5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
11
-
-
11
Museology/Museum Studies
-
-
3
3
International/Global Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
11
-
3
14
0.4
Environmental Science
-
8
-
8
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
8
-
8
0.2
Philosophy
8
-
-
8
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
8
-
-
8
0.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
6
-
-
6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
6
-
-
6
0.2

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