Graduates earn 2,267 degrees, certificates from Eastern Illinois University


About 13.6 percent of the 2,267 degrees and certificates handed out by Eastern Illinois University in 2017-18 were to students in education 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 Charleston conferred 151 bachelor's degrees and 107 master's degrees in education programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in industrial technology/technician. Data shows the school gave out 148 master's degrees in industrial technology/technician, followed by 140 bachelor's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and 120 bachelor's degrees in kinesiology and exercise science.

The university enrolled 7,030 students for 2017-18, including 5,568 in undergraduate programs and 1,462 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
54
31
85
Elementary Education and Teaching
47
8
-
55
Health Teacher Education
39
-
-
39
Special Education and Teaching, General
35
2
-
37
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
24
-
24
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
-
17
-
17
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
2
-
14
16
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
15
-
-
15
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
7
-
-
7
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
5
5
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
2
1
-
3
Technical Teacher Education
3
-
-
3
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
1
1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
1
-
1
Social Science Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Business Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
151
107
51
309
13.6
Industrial Technology/Technician
31
148
-
179
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
-
-
103
103
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
13
13
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
3
3
Engineering Technology, General
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
31
148
119
298
13.2
Business Administration and Management, General
6
55
-
61
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
55
-
-
55
Management Science
55
-
-
55
Accounting
47
-
-
47
Finance, General
35
-
-
35
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
-
-
12
12
Construction Management
-
-
-
-
Management Information Systems, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
198
55
12
265
11.7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
120
36
-
156
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
27
-
-
27
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
147
36
-
183
8.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
140
-
-
140
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
140
-
-
140
6.2
Communication, General
87
8
-
95
Public Relations/Image Management
21
-
-
21
Journalism
20
-
-
20
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
128
8
-
136
6
Sociology
63
-
-
63
Political Science and Government, General
20
13
-
33
Economics, General
15
11
-
26
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
-
3
1
4
Geography
4
-
-
4
Criminology
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
102
27
1
130
5.7
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
32
37
-
69
Dietetics/Dietitian
-
23
-
23
Athletic Training/Trainer
13
-
-
13
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
-
11
-
11
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
10
-
-
10
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
3
-
-
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
58
71
-
129
5.7
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
110
17
-
127
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
110
17
-
127
5.6
Psychology, General
94
-
-
94
School Psychology
-
9
4
13
Clinical Psychology
-
9
-
9
Counseling Psychology
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
94
18
4
116
5.1
Art/Art Studies, General
33
38
-
71
Music, General
25
6
-
31
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
7
-
-
7
Visual and Performing Arts total
65
44
-
109
4.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
72
26
-
98
Ecology
-
-
-
-
Biotechnology
-
-
-
-
Botany/Plant Biology
-
-
-
-
Zoology/Animal Biology
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
72
26
-
98
4.3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
54
-
-
54
Systems Science and Theory
-
12
-
12
Gerontology
-
8
-
8
Mathematics and Computer Science
6
-
-
6
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
60
20
-
80
3.5
English Language and Literature, General
28
10
-
38
Writing, General
-
-
1
1
English Language and Literature/Letters total
28
10
1
39
1.7
History, General
18
17
-
35
History total
18
17
-
35
1.5
Chemistry, General
7
6
-
13
Geology/Earth Science, General
10
-
-
10
Physics, General
4
-
-
4
Physical Sciences total
21
6
-
27
1.2
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
21
-
-
21
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
21
-
-
21
0.9
Mathematics, General
8
4
-
12
Mathematics and Statistics total
8
4
-
12
0.5
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
8
-
-
8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
8
-
-
8
0.3
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
-
-
3
3
Architecture and Related Services total
-
-
3
3
0.1
African-American/Black Studies
1
-
-
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
1
-
-
1
0
Philosophy
1
-
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
-
-
1
0
Engineering, Other
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
-
-
-
-

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