Graduates earn 2,111 degrees from Northeastern Illinois University


About 19.9 percent of the 2,111 degrees and certificates handed out by the Northeastern Illinois University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 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 Chicago conferred 373 bachelor's degrees and 48 master's degrees in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. Data shows the school gave out 177 bachelor's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 136 bachelor's degrees in Social Work and 118 bachelor's degrees in Accounting.

The university enrolled 9,538 students for 2016-17, including 7,665 in undergraduate programs and 1,873 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Accounting
118
12
130
Business Administration and Management, General
75
20
95
Human Resources Development
41
16
57
Finance, General
56
-
56
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
45
-
45
Business/Commerce, General
38
-
38
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
373
48
421
19.9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
60
60
Elementary Education and Teaching
60
-
60
Reading Teacher Education
-
40
40
Special Education and Teaching, General
13
26
39
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
32
32
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
26
26
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
18
-
18
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
18
18
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
12
1
13
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
11
-
11
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
-
5
5
Curriculum and Instruction
-
1
1
Health Teacher Education
-
-
-
Urban Education and Leadership
-
-
-
Education total
114
209
323
15.3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
177
-
177
General Studies
16
-
16
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
193
-
193
9.1
Social Work
136
-
136
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
136
-
136
6.4
Computer Science
91
40
131
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
91
40
131
6.2
Political Science and Government, General
27
9
36
Sociology
33
-
33
Economics, General
29
-
29
Geography
13
-
13
Social Sciences, Other
-
8
8
Anthropology
6
-
6
Social Sciences total
108
17
125
5.9
Communication and Media Studies, Other
97
11
108
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
97
11
108
5.1
Psychology, General
106
-
106
Psychology total
106
-
106
5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
90
7
97
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
90
7
97
4.6
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
78
-
78
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
78
-
78
3.7
Linguistics
-
30
30
Spanish Language and Literature
28
-
28
French Language and Literature
1
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
29
30
59
2.8
English Language and Literature, General
38
13
51
English Language and Literature/Letters total
38
13
51
2.4
Chemistry, General
16
16
32
Geology/Earth Science, General
12
-
12
Physics, General
5
-
5
Physical Sciences total
33
16
49
2.3
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
6
25
31
Latin American Studies
-
14
14
Women's Studies
3
-
3
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
9
39
48
2.3
History, General
39
2
41
History total
39
2
41
1.9
Art/Art Studies, General
23
-
23
Music, General
13
5
18
Visual and Performing Arts total
36
5
41
1.9
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
16
-
16
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
12
12
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
-
7
7
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
16
19
35
1.7
Mathematics, General
22
10
32
Mathematics and Statistics total
22
10
32
1.5
Environmental Studies
14
-
14
Environmental Science
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
14
-
14
0.7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
12
12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
12
12
0.6
Philosophy
7
-
7
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
7
-
7
0.3
Gerontology
-
2
2
International/Global Studies
2
-
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
2
2
4
0.2

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