Graduates earn 1,764 degrees, certificates from Aurora University


About 29.2 percent of the 1,764 degrees and certificates handed out by the Aurora University in 2016-17 were to students in Public Administration and Social Service Professions 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 private not-for-profit institution in Aurora conferred 379 master's degrees and 122 bachelor's degrees in Public Administration and Social Service Professions programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Social Work. Data shows the school gave out 379 master's degrees in Social Work, followed by 210 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and 122 bachelor's degrees in Social Work.

The university enrolled 5,643 students for 2016-17, including 3,796 in undergraduate programs and 1,847 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
Social Work
122
386
7
515
Community Organization and Advocacy
-
-
-
-
Youth Services/Administration
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
122
386
7
515
29.2
Business Administration and Management, General
122
87
-
209
Accounting
44
23
-
67
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
28
-
-
28
Finance, General
16
-
-
16
Actuarial Science
3
-
-
3
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
-
-
-
Management Science
-
-
-
-
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
-
Management Information Systems, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
213
110
-
323
18.3
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
210
22
-
232
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
36
-
-
36
Athletic Training/Trainer
22
-
-
22
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
6
-
-
6
Health and Wellness, General
-
-
-
-
Animal-Assisted Therapy
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
274
22
-
296
16.8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
75
-
75
Elementary Education and Teaching
50
-
-
50
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
34
-
34
Reading Teacher Education
-
30
-
30
Curriculum and Instruction
-
26
-
26
Special Education and Teaching, General
7
13
-
20
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
19
-
19
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
-
14
-
14
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
10
-
-
10
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
-
-
-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
-
-
-
-
Education total
67
211
-
278
15.8
Psychology, General
73
-
-
73
Applied Behavior Analysis
-
12
-
12
Psychology total
73
12
-
85
4.8
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
60
-
-
60
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
60
-
-
60
3.4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
46
-
-
46
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
-
12
-
12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
46
12
-
58
3.3
English Language and Literature, General
24
-
-
24
Writing, General
-
-
-
-
English Language and Literature/Letters total
24
-
-
24
1.4
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
22
-
-
22
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
22
-
-
22
1.2
Disability Studies
21
-
-
21
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
21
-
-
21
1.2
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
9
-
-
9
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
5
-
-
5
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
4
-
-
4
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
18
-
-
18
1
History, General
14
-
-
14
History total
14
-
-
14
0.8
Computer Science
13
-
-
13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
13
-
-
13
0.7
Sustainability Studies
8
-
-
8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
8
-
-
8
0.5
Sociology
4
-
-
4
Political Science and Government, General
4
-
-
4
Social Sciences total
8
-
-
8
0.5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
6
-
-
6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
6
-
-
6
0.3
Mathematics, General
6
-
-
6
Mathematics and Statistics total
6
-
-
6
0.3
Art/Art Studies, General
3
-
-
3
Music, General
2
-
-
2
Musical Theatre
-
-
-
-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
-
-
5
0.3
Spanish Language and Literature
3
-
-
3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
3
-
-
3
0.2
Philosophy
1
-
-
1
Religion/Religious Studies
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.1
Pre-Law Studies
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
-
-
-
-

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