Graduates earn 1,898 degrees, certificates from University of Illinois at Springfield


About 50 percent of the 1,898 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Illinois at Springfield in 2016-17 were to students in Computer and Information Sciences and 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 Springfield conferred 836 master's degrees and 113 bachelor's degrees in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Computer Science. Data shows the school gave out 612 master's degrees in Computer Science, followed by 224 master's degrees in Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst and 139 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General.

The university enrolled 5,428 students for 2016-17, including 2,959 in undergraduate programs and 2,469 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
Computer Science
96
612
-
708
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
5
224
-
229
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
12
-
-
12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
113
836
-
949
50
Business Administration and Management, General
139
46
-
185
Accounting
57
37
-
94
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
3
-
-
3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
199
83
-
282
14.9
Public Administration
-
62
1
63
Social Work
29
-
-
29
Human Services, General
-
21
-
21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
-
-
5
5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
29
83
6
118
6.2
Psychology, General
71
-
-
71
Counseling Psychology
-
19
-
19
Psychology total
71
19
-
90
4.7
Communication, General
48
9
-
57
Journalism
-
10
-
10
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
48
19
-
67
3.5
Public Health, General
-
28
6
34
Public Health, Other
-
-
11
11
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
10
-
-
10
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
-
1
1
Health Professions and Related Programs total
10
28
18
56
3
Political Science and Government, General
16
7
-
23
Sociology and Anthropology
14
-
-
14
Economics, General
6
-
-
6
Social Sciences total
36
7
-
43
2.3
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
38
-
-
38
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
38
-
-
38
2
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
-
21
-
21
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
9
5
14
Elementary Education and Teaching
2
-
-
2
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
-
-
-
-
Education total
2
30
5
37
1.9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
34
-
-
34
Biochemistry
2
-
-
2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
36
-
-
36
1.9
English Language and Literature, General
31
2
-
33
English Language and Literature/Letters total
31
2
-
33
1.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
21
-
-
21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
12
-
12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
21
12
-
33
1.7
Mathematics, General
27
-
-
27
Mathematics and Statistics total
27
-
-
27
1.4
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
13
11
-
24
Legal Professions and Studies total
13
11
-
24
1.3
Environmental Studies
10
12
-
22
Environmental Science
-
1
-
1
Natural Resources and Conservation total
10
13
-
23
1.2
History, General
14
7
-
21
History total
14
7
-
21
1.1
Chemistry, General
6
-
-
6
Physical Sciences total
6
-
-
6
0.3
International/Global Studies
5
-
-
5
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
5
-
-
5
0.3
Philosophy
5
-
-
5
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
5
-
-
5
0.3
Fine/Studio Arts, General
5
-
-
5
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
-
-
5
0.3

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