Graduates earn 1,007 degrees from Medical University of South Carolina


About 93.5 percent of the 1,007 degrees and certificates handed out by Medical University of South Carolina 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 public institution in Charleston conferred 445 doctor's degrees and 297 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 197 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 159 doctor's degrees in medicine and 77 doctor's degrees in pharmacy.

The university enrolled 2,985 students for 2017-18, including 303 in undergraduate programs and 2,682 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
197
-
197
Medicine
-
159
159
Pharmacy
-
77
77
Dentistry
-
71
71
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
64
64
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
63
63
Physician Assistant
-
59
59
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
-
53
53
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
-
49
49
Nurse Anesthetist
-
31
31
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
1
23
24
Medical Informatics
-
23
23
Nursing Science
-
18
18
Nursing Practice
-
16
16
Medical Scientist
-
14
14
Public Health Education and Promotion
-
12
12
Advanced General Dentistry
-
7
7
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
-
3
3
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
2
-
2
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
-
-
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
-
-
-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
200
742
942
93.5
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
32
32
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
-
10
10
Epidemiology
-
8
8
Biometry/Biometrics
-
6
6
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
-
3
3
Animal Physiology
-
3
3
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
-
2
2
Biochemistry
-
1
1
Biostatistics
-
-
-
Pharmacology
-
-
-
Bioinformatics
-
-
-
Neuroscience
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
-
65
65
6.5

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