Graduates earn 1,226 degrees, certificates from University of South Carolina-Upstate


About 27.2 percent of the 1,226 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of South Carolina-Upstate in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs 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 Spartanburg conferred 327 bachelor's degrees and 7 master's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Data shows the school gave out 327 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 176 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General and 115 bachelor's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

The university enrolled 5,821 students for 2016-17, including 5,578 in undergraduate programs and 243 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
327
-
-
327
Clinical Nurse Leader
-
7
-
7
Medical Informatics
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
327
7
-
334
27.2
Business Administration and Management, General
176
-
-
176
Information Resources Management
-
7
-
7
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
176
7
-
183
14.9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
41
1
-
42
Elementary Education and Teaching
32
2
-
34
Secondary Education and Teaching
28
-
-
28
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
10
-
-
10
Special Education and Teaching, General
9
-
-
9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
9
-
-
9
Art Teacher Education
5
-
-
5
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
-
3
-
3
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
-
Education total
134
6
-
140
11.4
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
115
-
-
115
General Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
115
-
-
115
9.4
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
86
-
-
86
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
86
-
-
86
7
Computer and Information Sciences, General
63
-
-
63
Information Science/Studies
15
-
-
15
Information Technology
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
78
-
-
78
6.4
Exercise Physiology
44
-
-
44
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
23
-
-
23
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
67
-
-
67
5.5
Psychology, General
67
-
-
67
Psychology total
67
-
-
67
5.5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
40
-
-
40
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
40
-
-
40
3.3
Fine/Studio Arts, General
21
-
-
21
Music, Other
3
-
-
3
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
1
-
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
25
-
-
25
2
Sociology
11
-
-
11
Political Science and Government, General
10
-
-
10
Urban Studies/Affairs
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
21
-
-
21
1.7
History, General
14
-
-
14
History total
14
-
-
14
1.1
Engineering/Industrial Management
13
-
-
13
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
13
-
-
13
1.1
English Language and Literature, General
12
-
-
12
English Language and Literature/Letters total
12
-
-
12
1
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
11
-
-
11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
11
-
-
11
0.9
Mathematics, General
10
-
-
10
Mathematics and Statistics total
10
-
-
10
0.8
Youth Services/Administration
-
-
5
5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
5
5
0.4
Chemistry, General
3
-
-
3
Physical Sciences total
3
-
-
3
0.2
Spanish Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
2
-
-
2
0.2
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
-

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