Graduates earn 7,955 degrees, certificates from Northwestern University

About 26 percent of the 7,955 degrees and certificates handed out by the Northwestern University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, acco


About 26 percent of the 7,955 degrees and certificates handed out by the Northwestern 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 private not-for-profit institution in Evanston conferred 1880 master's degrees and 138 certificates in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Management Science. Data shows the school gave out 425 master's degrees in Management Science, followed by 385 master's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General and 345 master's degrees in Business/Commerce, General.

The university enrolled 21,823 students for 2016-17, including 8,791 in undergraduate programs and 13,032 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
Management Science
-
425
4
429
Business Administration and Management, General
-
385
23
408
Business/Commerce, General
2
345
-
347
Finance, General
-
294
46
340
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
-
250
-
250
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
82
-
82
Business/Managerial Economics
-
19
51
70
Organizational Behavior Studies
22
13
14
49
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
14
32
-
46
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
-
41
-
41
International Business/Trade/Commerce
-
4
-
4
Accounting and Related Services, Other
-
4
-
4
Real Estate
-
1
-
1
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
-
-
-
-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
-
-
-
Labor and Industrial Relations
-
-
-
-
Operations Management and Supervision
-
-
-
-
Management Information Systems, General
-
-
-
-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
-
-
-
Transportation/Mobility Management
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
38
1,895
138
2,071
26
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
153
177
-
330
Journalism
149
145
-
294
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
95
78
-
173
Radio and Television
98
-
-
98
Health Communication
-
57
-
57
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
-
10
-
10
Communication and Media Studies, Other
1
-
-
1
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
496
467
-
963
12.1
Mechanical Engineering
93
65
-
158
Engineering, Other
32
95
-
127
Industrial Engineering
100
21
-
121
Materials Engineering
27
63
-
90
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
35
55
-
90
Chemical Engineering
48
34
-
82
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
13
66
-
79
Civil Engineering, General
16
54
-
70
Computer Engineering, General
10
18
-
28
Manufacturing Engineering
23
-
-
23
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
7
-
-
7
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
-
3
-
3
Engineering Mechanics
-
2
-
2
Engineering, General
1
-
-
1
Engineering Science
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
405
476
-
881
11.1
Medicine
-
140
-
140
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
105
-
105
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
93
-
93
Orthotist/Prosthetist
-
46
-
46
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
31
10
-
41
Medical Informatics
-
30
1
31
Physician Assistant
-
28
1
29
Medical Scientist
-
28
-
28
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
-
27
-
27
Health and Wellness, General
-
22
-
22
Public Health, General
-
22
-
22
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
-
15
-
15
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
-
14
-
14
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
11
-
11
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
10
-
10
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
-
5
1
6
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
-
5
5
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
-
5
-
5
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
3
1
4
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
2
-
2
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
-
-
1
1
Dental Clinical Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
-
-
-
-
Audiology/Audiologist
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
31
616
10
657
8.3
Law
-
249
-
249
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
-
193
-
193
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
-
59
-
59
Tax Law/Taxation
-
42
13
55
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
-
13
-
13
Legal Studies, General
-
6
-
6
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
-
2
-
2
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
564
13
577
7.2
Economics, General
277
25
-
302
Political Science and Government, General
91
20
-
111
Sociology
19
16
-
35
Anthropology
25
9
-
34
Anthropology, Other
-
-
-
-
Geography
-
-
-
-
International Relations and Affairs
-
-
-
-
Urban Studies/Affairs
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences, Other
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
412
70
-
482
6.1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
91
17
-
108
Music Performance, General
20
28
-
48
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
-
35
-
35
Stringed Instruments
13
16
-
29
Voice and Opera
12
16
-
28
Musical Theatre
-
-
22
22
Music, General
13
6
-
19
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
5
10
-
15
Documentary Production
-
13
-
13
Playwriting and Screenwriting
-
12
-
12
Conducting
-
9
-
9
Music Theory and Composition
7
1
-
8
Art/Art Studies, General
3
5
-
8
Keyboard Instruments
3
5
-
8
Jazz/Jazz Studies
3
3
-
6
Design and Visual Communications, General
-
6
-
6
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
-
5
-
5
Dance, General
3
-
-
3
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
-
2
-
2
Directing and Theatrical Production
-
1
-
1
Music, Other
-
-
-
-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
173
190
22
385
4.8
Psychology, General
119
16
-
135
Counseling Psychology
-
74
-
74
Psychology, Other
31
-
-
31
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
12
-
-
12
Clinical Psychology
-
10
-
10
Community Psychology
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
162
100
-
262
3.3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
98
20
-
118
Neuroscience
33
17
-
50
Biotechnology
-
36
-
36
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
-
28
-
28
Botany/Plant Biology, Other
-
10
-
10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
-
-
9
9
Neurobiology and Anatomy
-
8
-
8
Biostatistics
-
2
-
2
Bioinformatics
-
-
-
-
Developmental Biology and Embryology
-
-
-
-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
-
-
-
-
Ecology
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
131
121
9
261
3.3
Computer Science
65
90
-
155
Information Science/Studies
16
74
3
93
Computer and Information Sciences, General
10
-
-
10
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
91
164
3
258
3.2
Community Organization and Advocacy
76
28
17
121
Public Administration
-
82
2
84
Public Policy Analysis, General
38
-
-
38
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
114
110
19
243
3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
-
66
-
66
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
42
-
42
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
-
14
-
14
Robotics Technology/Technician
-
12
-
12
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
134
-
134
1.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
3
113
116
General Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
3
113
116
1.5
Chemistry, General
18
44
-
62
Physics, General
17
10
-
27
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
-
16
-
16
Geology/Earth Science, General
3
5
-
8
Materials Science
2
-
-
2
Physical Sciences total
40
75
-
115
1.4
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
-
45
3
48
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
34
-
34
Music Teacher Education
3
6
-
9
Education, Other
-
9
-
9
Secondary Education and Teaching
8
-
-
8
Learning Sciences
1
-
-
1
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
-
-
-
-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
-
-
Education, General
-
-
-
-
Education total
12
94
3
109
1.4
Mathematics, General
32
13
-
45
Applied Mathematics, General
11
23
-
34
Statistics, General
17
10
-
27
Computational and Applied Mathematics
-
-
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
60
46
-
106
1.3
History, General
44
22
-
66
History total
44
22
-
66
0.8
English Language and Literature, General
30
22
1
53
Creative Writing
1
6
-
7
Writing, General
-
-
-
-
English Language and Literature/Letters total
31
28
1
60
0.8
Linguistics
6
6
-
12
Comparative Literature
6
5
-
11
French Language and Literature
3
3
-
6
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
6
-
6
Spanish Language and Literature
4
-
-
4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
3
-
-
3
German Language and Literature
1
1
-
2
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
1
-
-
1
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
-
-
-
Italian Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
-
-
-
-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
24
21
-
45
0.6
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
-
43
-
43
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
43
-
43
0.5
Philosophy
14
9
-
23
Religion/Religious Studies
2
4
-
6
Jewish/Judaic Studies
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
16
13
-
29
0.4
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
20
4
24
Science Technologies/Technicians total
-
20
4
24
0.3
American/United States Studies/Civilization
6
-
-
6
African-American/Black Studies
2
3
-
5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
3
-
-
3
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
2
-
-
2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
2
-
-
2
Asian-American Studies
-
-
-
-
European Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
-
Asian Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
-
African Studies
-
-
-
-
Area Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Women's Studies
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
15
3
-
18
0.2
Biological and Physical Sciences
11
-
-
11
Sustainability Studies
5
-
-
5
Systems Science and Theory
-
1
-
1
Science, Technology and Society
-
-
-
-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
16
1
-
17
0.2
Environmental Science
15
-
-
15
Environmental Studies
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
15
-
-
15
0.2
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
-
10
-
10
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
10
-
10
0.1
Architecture and Related Services, Other
-
-
8
8
Architecture and Related Services total
-
-
8
8
0.1
Religious/Sacred Music
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
-
-
-
-

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