Graduates earn 1,643 degrees, certificates from Governors State University

About 21.1 percent of the 1,643 degrees and certificates handed out by the Governors State University in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the late


About 21.1 percent of the 1,643 degrees and certificates handed out by the Governors State University 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 Park conferred 142 master's degrees and 138 bachelor's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Computer Science. Data shows the school gave out 248 master's degrees in Computer Science, followed by 150 bachelor's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and 93 bachelor's degrees in Psychology, General.

The university enrolled 5,819 students for 2016-17, including 3,517 in undergraduate programs and 2,302 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
Nursing Science
-
56
-
56
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
41
5
5
51
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
44
-
-
44
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
39
-
39
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
38
-
38
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
36
-
36
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
32
-
-
32
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
21
-
-
21
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
14
3
17
Nursing Practice
-
11
-
11
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
-
2
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
138
199
10
347
21.1
Computer Science
16
248
-
264
Information Technology
26
-
-
26
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
42
248
-
290
17.6
Business Administration and Management, General
87
17
-
104
Accounting
44
24
-
68
Management Information Systems, General
-
18
-
18
Operations Management and Supervision
8
-
-
8
Organizational Leadership
-
7
-
7
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
1
-
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
140
66
-
206
12.5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
150
-
-
150
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
150
-
-
150
9.1
Psychology, General
93
8
-
101
Counseling Psychology
-
32
-
32
School Psychology
-
6
-
6
Psychology total
93
46
-
139
8.5
Social Work
45
53
-
98
Public Administration
-
15
-
15
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
45
68
-
113
6.9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
34
-
34
Elementary Education and Teaching
26
-
-
26
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
-
16
-
16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
11
-
-
11
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
10
10
Curriculum and Instruction
-
6
-
6
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
-
-
3
3
Reading Teacher Education
-
2
1
3
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
1
1
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
-
-
-
-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
-
-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
-
-
-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
37
58
15
110
6.7
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
76
12
-
88
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
76
12
-
88
5.4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
38
-
-
38
Mass Communication/Media Studies
5
23
-
28
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
43
23
-
66
4
English Language and Literature, General
26
4
-
30
English Language and Literature/Letters total
26
4
-
30
1.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
22
-
4
26
Environmental Biology
-
1
-
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
22
1
4
27
1.6
Political Science and Government, General
6
5
-
11
Sociology and Anthropology
7
-
-
7
Social Sciences, General
5
-
-
5
Economics, General
2
-
-
2
Social Sciences total
20
5
-
25
1.5
Art/Art Studies, General
8
3
-
11
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
-
8
-
8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
8
11
-
19
1.2
Mathematics, General
3
12
-
15
Mathematics and Statistics total
3
12
-
15
0.9
Analytical Chemistry
-
10
-
10
Chemistry, General
5
-
-
5
Physical Sciences total
5
10
-
15
0.9
History, General
3
-
-
3
History total
3
-
-
3
0.2

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