Graduates earn 730 degrees from Florida Southern College


About 22.6 percent of the 730 degrees and certificates handed out by Florida Southern College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 Lakeland conferred 91 bachelor's degrees and 74 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 96 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 72 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse and 47 bachelor's degrees in general psychology.

The college enrolled 3,055 students for 2017-18, including 2,615 in undergraduate programs and 440 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
72
-
72
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
37
37
Nursing Practice
-
31
31
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
10
-
10
Athletic Training/Trainer
9
-
9
Clinical Nurse Specialist
-
3
3
Nursing Education
-
3
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
91
74
165
22.6
Business Administration and Management, General
96
33
129
Accounting
20
9
29
Small Business Administration/Management
2
-
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
118
42
160
21.9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
37
37
Elementary Education and Teaching
30
-
30
Curriculum and Instruction
-
12
12
Music Teacher Education
7
-
7
History Teacher Education
1
-
1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
1
1
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
1
-
1
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
Art Teacher Education
-
-
-
Education total
39
50
89
12.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
40
-
40
Exercise Physiology
19
-
19
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
18
-
18
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
5
-
5
Biotechnology
2
-
2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
84
-
84
11.5
Psychology, General
47
-
47
Psychology total
47
-
47
6.4
Music Management
10
-
10
Digital Arts
10
-
10
Musical Theatre
5
-
5
Music Performance, General
5
-
5
Fine/Studio Arts, General
5
-
5
Acting
3
-
3
Music, General
3
-
3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
-
3
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
1
-
1
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
1
-
1
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
46
-
46
6.3
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
15
-
15
Organizational Communication, General
11
-
11
Mass Communication/Media Studies
7
-
7
Sports Communication
4
-
4
Political Communication
2
-
2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
39
-
39
5.3
Political Science and Government, General
14
-
14
Criminology
14
-
14
Economics, General
5
-
5
Social Sciences, General
2
-
2
Economics, Other
1
-
1
Sociology
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
36
-
36
4.9
Computer Science
12
-
12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
12
-
12
1.6
Environmental Studies
8
-
8
Natural Resources and Conservation total
8
-
8
1.1
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
8
-
8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
8
-
8
1.1
History, General
7
-
7
History total
7
-
7
1
Religion/Religious Studies
5
-
5
Philosophy
2
-
2
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
7
-
7
1
Creative Writing
4
-
4
General Literature
1
-
1
English Language and Literature/Letters total
5
-
5
0.7
Mathematics, General
5
-
5
Mathematics and Statistics total
5
-
5
0.7
Agricultural Business and Management, General
2
-
2
Turf and Turfgrass Management
1
-
1
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
1
-
1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
4
-
4
0.6
Chemistry, General
4
-
4
Physical Sciences total
4
-
4
0.6
Spanish Language and Literature
3
-
3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
3
-
3
0.4
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
1
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
1
-
1
0.1
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
-
-
-

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