Graduates earn 8,203 degrees, certificates from Florida Atlantic University


About 22 percent of the 8,203 degrees and certificates handed out by Florida Atlantic University in 2017-18 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 public institution in Raton conferred 1177 bachelor's degrees and 550 master's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general multi-/interdisciplinary studies. Data shows the school gave out 550 bachelor's degrees in general multi-/interdisciplinary studies, followed by 394 bachelor's degrees in general psychology and 380 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences.

The university enrolled 30,208 students for 2017-18, including 25,030 in undergraduate programs and 5,178 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
289
-
264
-
553
Accounting
257
-
194
-
451
Finance, General
218
-
19
-
237
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
187
-
-
4
191
Management Information Systems, General
110
-
24
-
134
International Business/Trade/Commerce
70
-
-
4
74
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
46
-
-
20
66
Taxation
-
-
39
-
39
Insurance
-
-
-
22
22
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
-
19
-
19
Meeting and Event Planning
-
-
-
16
16
Management Science
-
-
-
1
1
Real Estate
-
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,177
-
559
67
1,803
22
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
250
-
135
1
386
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
185
-
118
-
303
Clinical/Medical Social Work
-
-
110
-
110
Medicine
-
-
64
-
64
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
-
23
-
23
Nursing Practice
-
-
20
-
20
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
-
-
19
19
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
13
-
-
-
13
Nursing Science
-
-
9
-
9
Health/Medical Physics
-
-
3
-
3
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
-
-
-
3
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
448
-
482
23
953
11.6
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
550
-
-
-
550
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
4
2
6
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
-
-
-
3
3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
550
-
4
5
559
6.8
Sociology
143
-
8
-
151
Political Science and Government, General
126
-
12
-
138
Economics, General
89
-
15
-
104
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
-
-
-
64
64
Anthropology
29
-
12
-
41
Geography
12
-
1
-
13
Social Sciences, General
2
-
-
-
2
Social Sciences total
401
-
48
64
513
6.2
Psychology, General
394
-
14
-
408
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
78
-
1
-
79
Applied Behavior Analysis
-
-
-
6
6
Experimental Psychology
-
-
6
-
6
Educational Psychology
-
-
2
-
2
Psychology total
472
-
23
6
501
6.1
Elementary Education and Teaching
133
-
8
-
141
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
116
3
119
Education, General
68
-
-
-
68
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
36
2
38
Special Education and Teaching, General
10
-
22
-
32
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
24
7
31
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
17
17
Social Science Teacher Education
10
-
-
-
10
Music Teacher Education
6
-
-
-
6
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
6
-
-
-
6
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
5
-
5
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
-
-
5
-
5
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
4
-
-
-
4
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
-
3
-
3
Mathematics Teacher Education
3
-
-
-
3
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
2
-
2
Art Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
240
-
221
29
490
6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
380
-
46
9
435
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
-
29
-
29
Biotechnology
-
-
4
-
4
Neuroscience
-
-
-
1
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
380
-
79
10
469
5.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
61
229
-
-
290
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
84
-
-
-
84
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
145
229
-
-
374
4.6
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
282
-
-
-
282
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
52
-
-
-
52
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
-
-
33
-
33
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
334
-
33
-
367
4.5
Mechanical Engineering
70
-
23
-
93
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
56
-
17
-
73
Civil Engineering, General
56
-
15
-
71
Computer Engineering, General
39
-
16
-
55
Ocean Engineering
27
-
16
4
47
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
-
-
16
1
17
Surveying Engineering
3
-
-
-
3
Engineering total
251
-
103
5
359
4.4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
195
-
-
-
195
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
139
-
2
-
141
Communication and Media Studies, Other
-
-
6
-
6
Mass Communication/Media Studies
-
-
-
1
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
334
-
8
1
343
4.2
Social Work
198
-
-
34
232
Public Administration
40
-
25
-
65
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
238
-
25
34
297
3.6
Computer and Information Sciences, General
137
-
47
21
205
Information Technology
-
-
3
-
3
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
-
1
1
Information Science/Studies
-
-
-
1
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
137
-
50
23
210
2.6
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
186
-
22
-
208
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
186
-
22
-
208
2.5
Art/Art Studies, General
106
-
-
-
106
Music Management
27
-
-
-
27
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
16
-
2
-
18
Music, General
9
-
7
-
16
Fine/Studio Arts, General
-
-
6
-
6
Visual and Performing Arts total
158
-
15
-
173
2.1
English Language and Literature, General
110
-
12
-
122
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
-
-
-
8
8
Creative Writing
-
-
7
-
7
English Language and Literature/Letters total
110
-
19
8
137
1.7
Architecture
46
-
-
-
46
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
25
-
10
-
35
Environmental Design/Architecture
24
-
-
-
24
Architecture and Related Services total
95
-
10
-
105
1.3
Chemistry, General
24
-
10
-
34
Geology/Earth Science, General
19
-
-
-
19
Physics, General
11
-
4
-
15
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
-
-
13
-
13
Physical Sciences total
54
-
27
-
81
1
Mathematics, General
26
-
18
7
51
Statistics, General
-
-
-
2
2
Applied Mathematics, General
-
-
2
-
2
Mathematics and Statistics total
26
-
20
9
55
0.7
Linguistics
18
-
8
-
26
Spanish Language and Literature
9
-
1
-
10
French Language and Literature
6
-
1
-
7
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
-
-
1
-
1
Language Interpretation and Translation
-
-
-
1
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
33
-
11
1
45
0.6
History, General
36
-
9
-
45
History total
36
-
9
-
45
0.6
Women's Studies
-
-
1
37
38
Asian Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
3
3
Ethnic Studies
-
-
-
1
1
Latin American Studies
-
-
-
1
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
-
1
42
43
0.5
Environmental Science
-
-
9
31
40
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
-
9
31
40
0.5
Philosophy
15
-
-
-
15
Applied and Professional Ethics
-
-
-
3
3
Jewish/Judaic Studies
3
-
-
-
3
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
18
-
-
3
21
0.3
Adult Development and Aging
-
-
-
12
12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
-
-
12
12
0.1
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
-
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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