Graduates earn 18,670 degrees, certificates from Grand Canyon University

About 42.8 percent of the 18,670 degrees and certificates handed out by the Grand Canyon University 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


About 42.8 percent of the 18,670 degrees and certificates handed out by the Grand Canyon University 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 private for-profit institution in Phoenix conferred 5334 bachelor's degrees and 2535 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 4855 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 1196 master's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General and 858 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General.

The university enrolled 75,834 students for 2016-17, including 46,297 in undergraduate programs and 29,537 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
4,855
584
5
5,444
Nursing Administration
-
697
-
697
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
425
32
457
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
221
184
-
405
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
83
173
-
256
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
154
-
-
154
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
135
17
152
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
-
145
-
145
Critical Care Nursing
-
81
12
93
Public Health, General
-
84
-
84
Nursing Practice
-
51
-
51
Athletic Training/Trainer
21
-
-
21
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
-
20
-
20
Clinical Nurse Specialist
-
7
-
7
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
-
-
-
-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
5,334
2,586
66
7,986
42.8
Special Education and Teaching, General
434
699
-
1,133
Elementary Education and Teaching
291
351
-
642
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
617
-
617
Secondary Education and Teaching
188
331
2
521
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
200
304
-
504
Reading Teacher Education
-
422
-
422
Education, General
-
221
-
221
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
-
213
-
213
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
150
12
162
Curriculum and Instruction
-
136
-
136
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
-
101
-
101
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
17
77
94
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
10
-
-
10
Music Teacher Education
7
-
-
7
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Chemistry Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
-
-
-
-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
History Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Social Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
-
-
Education total
1,130
3,562
91
4,783
25.6
Business Administration and Management, General
858
1,200
-
2,058
Accounting
170
80
-
250
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
107
8
-
115
Finance, General
95
-
-
95
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
64
-
-
64
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
5
-
-
5
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
-
Management Science
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,299
1,288
-
2,587
13.9
Human Services, General
435
-
-
435
Public Administration
-
214
-
214
Community Organization and Advocacy
210
-
-
210
Social Work
133
-
-
133
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
778
214
-
992
5.3
Psychology, Other
-
384
71
455
Psychology, General
-
37
-
37
Psychology total
-
421
71
492
2.6
Criminal Justice/Police Science
185
-
-
185
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
139
-
-
139
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
-
93
-
93
Forensic Science and Technology
25
-
-
25
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
349
93
-
442
2.4
Religious Education
231
158
-
389
Bible/Biblical Studies
-
-
9
9
Divinity/Ministry
-
7
-
7
Theology and Religious Vocations total
231
165
9
405
2.2
Information Technology
-
290
-
290
Computer Science
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
290
-
290
1.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
195
-
-
195
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
195
-
-
195
1
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
114
-
-
114
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
44
-
-
44
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
158
-
-
158
0.8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
136
-
-
136
Advertising
-
-
-
-
Communication, General
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
136
-
-
136
0.7
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
38
-
-
38
Digital Arts
34
-
-
34
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
12
-
-
12
Music, General
9
-
-
9
Graphic Design
-
-
-
-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
-
-
-
-
Dance, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
93
-
-
93
0.5
General Literature
54
-
-
54
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
-
-
-
-
English Language and Literature/Letters total
54
-
-
54
0.3
History, General
43
-
-
43
History total
43
-
-
43
0.2
Political Science and Government, Other
13
-
-
13
International Relations and Affairs
1
-
-
1
Social Sciences total
14
-
-
14
0.1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
-
-
-
-
Mechanical Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering, General
-
-
-
-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
-
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
-
-
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
-
-
-
Spanish Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
-
-
-
-
-
Environmental Science
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
-
-
-
-

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