Graduates earn 8,111 degrees, certificates from Northern Arizona University


About 18.1 percent of the 8,111 degrees and certificates handed out by Northern Arizona 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 Flagstaff conferred 1116 bachelor's degrees and 227 certificates in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 625 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 573 bachelor's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and 311 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management.

The university enrolled 31,051 students for 2017-18, including 27,084 in undergraduate programs and 3,967 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
311
26
19
356
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
254
-
30
284
Finance, General
151
-
-
151
Management Information Systems, General
99
-
39
138
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
130
-
2
132
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
90
4
94
Accounting
79
-
5
84
Investments and Securities
-
-
55
55
Business/Managerial Economics
28
-
25
53
Construction Management
38
-
-
38
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
25
-
-
25
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
-
-
23
23
International Business/Trade/Commerce
-
-
9
9
Customer Service Management
-
-
6
6
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
5
-
5
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
4
4
Tourism and Travel Services Management
-
-
3
3
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
3
3
Fashion Merchandising
1
-
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,116
121
227
1,464
18.1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
625
19
-
644
Public Health, General
256
-
-
256
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
61
81
142
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
88
-
88
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
58
-
-
58
Physician Assistant
-
50
-
50
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
38
7
45
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
27
-
27
Athletic Training/Trainer
-
18
-
18
Nursing Practice
-
1
-
1
Medical Scientist
-
-
-
-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
-
-
-
-
Health Services Administration
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
939
302
88
1,329
16.4
Elementary Education and Teaching
290
64
45
399
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
294
25
319
Special Education and Teaching, General
140
30
-
170
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
110
-
110
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
17
32
-
49
Computer Teacher Education
-
35
-
35
Technical Teacher Education
20
-
7
27
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
23
-
-
23
Mathematics Teacher Education
9
12
-
21
Music Teacher Education
20
-
-
20
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
11
7
18
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
-
16
-
16
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed
-
-
15
15
History Teacher Education
15
-
-
15
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
-
-
13
13
Community College Education
-
-
11
11
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
10
-
10
Spanish Language Teacher Education
2
8
-
10
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
2
7
-
9
Art Teacher Education
7
-
-
7
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
7
-
7
Curriculum and Instruction
-
6
-
6
Health Teacher Education
5
-
-
5
Biology Teacher Education
3
-
-
3
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
-
-
3
3
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
1
1
2
Chemistry Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
French Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Physics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
German Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
553
643
127
1,323
16.3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
573
-
5
578
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
573
-
5
578
7.1
Criminology
248
4
-
252
Sociology
52
2
-
54
Political Science and Government, General
42
7
-
49
Anthropology
31
16
-
47
International Relations and Affairs
35
-
-
35
Geography
17
-
-
17
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
-
4
10
14
Social Sciences, Other
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
425
33
10
468
5.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
178
25
-
203
Biomedical Sciences, General
192
-
-
192
Microbiology, General
27
-
-
27
Environmental Biology
8
-
-
8
Biotechnology
-
-
4
4
Conservation Biology
-
-
2
2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
405
25
6
436
5.4
Mechanical Engineering
185
5
-
190
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
82
-
-
82
Civil Engineering, General
59
1
-
60
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
34
3
-
37
Engineering, General
-
16
-
16
Engineering Science
-
4
-
4
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
360
29
-
389
4.8
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
127
-
-
127
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
67
4
2
73
Radio and Television
54
-
-
54
Public Relations/Image Management
-
-
43
43
Journalism
30
-
-
30
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
8
-
-
8
Communication, General
-
-
4
4
Advertising
-
-
-
-
Technical and Scientific Communication
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
286
4
49
339
4.2
Psychology, General
232
11
-
243
School Psychology
-
16
-
16
Educational Psychology
-
4
-
4
Psychology, Other
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
232
31
-
263
3.2
Environmental Science
39
11
-
50
Forest Sciences and Biology
35
10
-
45
Environmental Studies
44
-
-
44
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
-
-
44
44
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
-
-
28
28
Natural Resources Management and Policy
-
10
-
10
Forestry, General
-
6
-
6
Natural Resources and Conservation total
118
37
72
227
2.8
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
139
-
-
139
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
70
-
2
72
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
-
-
1
1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
209
-
3
212
2.6
Design and Visual Communications, General
50
-
-
50
Interior Design
32
-
-
32
Photography
26
-
-
26
Fine/Studio Arts, General
20
-
-
20
Music Performance, General
20
-
-
20
Music, General
11
9
-
20
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
18
-
-
18
Music Pedagogy
-
-
2
2
Painting
2
-
-
2
Voice and Opera
1
-
-
1
Music Theory and Composition
-
1
-
1
Design and Applied Arts, Other
-
-
1
1
Music, Other
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
180
10
3
193
2.4
English Language and Literature, General
62
1
58
121
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
-
17
4
21
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
-
19
-
19
Creative Writing
-
14
-
14
Rhetoric and Composition
1
12
-
13
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
-
-
2
2
English Language and Literature/Letters total
63
63
64
190
2.3
Social Work
113
-
-
113
Public Administration
19
10
-
29
Human Services, General
-
-
2
2
Public Policy Analysis, General
-
-
1
1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
132
10
3
145
1.8
Chemistry, General
52
6
-
58
Geology/Earth Science, General
31
9
-
40
Physics, General
9
5
-
14
Physical Sciences, Other
9
-
-
9
Astronomy
1
-
-
1
Physical Sciences total
102
20
-
122
1.5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
67
-
-
67
Sustainability Studies
-
12
-
12
Behavioral Sciences
-
-
6
6
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
5
-
-
5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
72
12
6
90
1.1
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
78
-
-
78
Science Technologies/Technicians total
78
-
-
78
1
Computer Science
48
3
-
51
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
17
-
-
17
Informatics
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
65
3
-
68
0.8
Spanish Language and Literature
31
-
-
31
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
26
-
-
26
Linguistics
-
8
-
8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
57
8
-
65
0.8
Mathematics, General
29
5
-
34
Statistics, General
-
12
-
12
Statistics, Other
-
-
5
5
Mathematics and Statistics total
29
17
5
51
0.6
History, General
24
4
-
28
History total
24
4
-
28
0.3
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
-
-
9
9
Homeland Security
-
-
7
7
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis
-
-
5
5
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
-
-
1
1
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
-
22
22
0.3
Women's Studies
2
-
4
6
American Indian/Native American Studies
4
-
1
5
Ethnic Studies
-
-
2
2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
6
-
7
13
0.2
Philosophy
11
-
-
11
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
11
-
-
11
0.1
Pre-Law Studies
7
-
-
7
Legal Professions and Studies total
7
-
-
7
0.1

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