Graduates earn 9,226 degrees, certificates from George Washington University

About 23.6 percent of the 9,226 degrees and certificates handed out by the George Washington 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 la


About 23.6 percent of the 9,226 degrees and certificates handed out by the George Washington 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 not-for-profit institution in Washington conferred 911 master's degrees and 507 certificates in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in Law. Data shows the school gave out 616 doctor's degrees in Law, followed by 469 bachelor's degrees in International Relations and Affairs and 388 master's degrees in International Relations and Affairs.

The university enrolled 27,159 students for 2016-17, including 11,504 in undergraduate programs and 15,655 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
-
194
-
382
576
Public Health, Other
31
-
214
5
250
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
180
-
11
-
191
Medicine
-
-
181
-
181
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
-
106
10
116
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
9
-
94
1
104
Physician Assistant
-
-
62
-
62
Clinical Research Coordinator
9
-
52
1
62
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
-
-
48
7
55
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
16
-
2
34
52
Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing
-
-
49
-
49
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
-
-
13
32
45
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
12
-
32
-
44
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
-
41
-
41
International Public Health/International Health
-
-
40
-
40
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
-
-
30
3
33
Environmental Health
-
-
31
-
31
Public Health, General
-
-
31
-
31
Art Therapy/Therapist
-
-
28
-
28
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
23
-
-
-
23
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
-
-
18
4
22
Health Services Administration
-
-
-
21
21
Nursing Practice
-
-
21
-
21
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
-
16
-
16
Nursing Administration
-
-
16
-
16
Public Health Education and Promotion
-
-
14
-
14
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
12
-
-
12
Athletic Training/Trainer
-
-
8
-
8
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
-
-
7
-
7
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
6
-
-
-
6
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
-
-
-
5
5
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
-
5
-
5
Hematology Technology/Technician
-
-
5
-
5
Palliative Care Nursing
-
-
-
1
1
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
-
-
1
1
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
-
-
-
-
-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
-
-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
-
Nursing Education
-
-
-
-
-
Dental Clinical Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
-
Blood Bank Technology Specialist
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
286
206
1,175
507
2,174
23.6
International Relations and Affairs
469
-
388
2
859
Political Science and Government, General
194
-
23
-
217
Economics, General
142
-
28
-
170
American Government and Politics (United States)
-
-
138
1
139
Anthropology
21
-
10
-
31
Geography
12
-
13
-
25
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
-
-
-
24
24
Sociology
15
-
4
-
19
Physical and Biological Anthropology
18
-
-
-
18
Archeology
5
-
-
-
5
Social Sciences, Other
-
-
2
-
2
Criminology
-
-
2
-
2
Development Economics and International Development
-
-
-
-
-
International Economics
-
-
-
-
-
National Security Policy Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
876
-
608
27
1,511
16.4
Business Administration and Management, General
-
-
317
-
317
Finance, General
143
-
73
-
216
Accounting
37
-
123
-
160
International Business/Trade/Commerce
91
-
-
18
109
Organizational Behavior Studies
64
-
21
-
85
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
78
-
-
-
78
Management Science
2
-
26
48
76
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
40
13
53
Tourism and Travel Services Management
-
-
46
-
46
Project Management
-
-
43
-
43
Organizational Leadership
-
-
15
4
19
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
-
-
18
18
Meeting and Event Planning
16
-
-
-
16
Business/Managerial Economics
-
-
14
-
14
Business/Commerce, General
12
-
-
-
12
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
-
-
10
-
10
Human Resources Development
-
-
5
-
5
Public Finance
-
-
-
5
5
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
3
-
-
-
3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
446
-
733
106
1,285
13.9
Law
-
-
616
-
616
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
-
-
52
28
80
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
-
-
48
-
48
International Law and Legal Studies
-
-
35
-
35
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
-
-
33
-
33
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
-
-
33
-
33
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
-
-
19
-
19
Legal Support Services, Other
-
-
4
1
5
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
-
840
29
869
9.4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
35
73
108
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
-
60
-
60
International and Comparative Education
-
-
41
11
52
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
21
14
35
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
-
-
32
-
32
Special Education and Teaching, Other
-
-
19
13
32
Education, Other
-
-
31
-
31
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
27
3
30
Computer Teacher Education
-
-
29
-
29
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
19
-
19
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
19
-
19
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
-
13
-
13
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
12
12
Art Teacher Education
-
-
12
-
12
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
-
-
11
-
11
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
-
7
7
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
-
-
3
-
3
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
-
-
-
-
-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
372
133
505
5.5
Systems Engineering
36
-
122
9
167
Mechanical Engineering
55
-
56
-
111
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
10
-
63
-
73
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
46
-
10
-
56
Civil Engineering, General
15
-
12
-
27
Computer Engineering, General
3
-
11
-
14
Telecommunications Engineering
-
-
4
-
4
Engineering, General
2
-
-
-
2
Industrial Engineering
-
-
-
2
2
Engineering, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
167
-
278
11
456
4.9
Computer Science
38
-
166
-
204
Information Science/Studies
21
-
101
-
122
Computer and Information Sciences, General
30
-
-
-
30
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
17
9
26
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
-
-
14
8
22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
-
-
2
2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
89
-
298
19
406
4.4
Public Relations/Image Management
-
-
81
2
83
Political Communication
46
-
16
2
64
Journalism
50
-
7
-
57
Communication, General
48
-
-
-
48
Publishing
-
-
30
-
30
Photojournalism
4
-
20
-
24
Health Communication
-
-
18
-
18
Mass Communication/Media Studies
-
-
1
-
1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
-
-
-
1
1
International and Intercultural Communication
-
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
148
-
173
5
326
3.5
Psychology, General
111
-
25
-
136
Forensic Psychology
-
-
61
-
61
Clinical Psychology
-
-
51
-
51
Health/Medical Psychology
-
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
111
-
137
-
248
2.7
Statistics, General
12
-
125
4
141
Financial Mathematics
-
-
47
-
47
Mathematics, General
31
-
7
1
39
Applied Mathematics, General
-
-
7
-
7
Statistics, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
43
-
186
5
234
2.5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
84
-
8
-
92
Epidemiology
-
-
42
-
42
Exercise Physiology
30
-
5
-
35
Bioinformatics
-
-
12
-
12
Molecular Biology
-
-
11
-
11
Biostatistics
-
-
7
-
7
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
-
6
-
6
Evolutionary Biology
-
-
5
-
5
Microbiology and Immunology
-
-
4
-
4
Biochemistry
-
-
3
-
3
Molecular Medicine
-
-
3
-
3
Microbiology, General
-
-
1
-
1
Biophysics
1
-
-
-
1
Molecular Genetics
-
-
-
-
-
Genome Sciences/Genomics
-
-
-
-
-
Biotechnology
-
-
-
-
-
Immunology
-
-
-
-
-
Human/Medical Genetics
-
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
115
-
107
-
222
2.4
Securities Services Administration/Management
-
-
80
-
80
Critical Infrastructure Protection
-
-
28
-
28
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
27
-
-
-
27
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
-
-
21
-
21
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
-
-
14
1
15
Forensic Science and Technology
-
-
9
-
9
Criminal Justice/Police Science
5
-
-
-
5
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
4
-
-
-
4
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis
-
-
-
1
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
36
-
152
2
190
2.1
Public Policy Analysis, General
-
-
86
-
86
Public Administration
-
-
76
-
76
Human Services, General
15
-
-
-
15
International Policy Analysis
-
-
-
-
-
Community Organization and Advocacy
-
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
15
-
162
-
177
1.9
Interior Design
15
-
26
-
41
Fine/Studio Arts, General
18
-
2
-
20
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
12
-
4
-
16
Acting
-
-
13
-
13
Documentary Production
-
-
-
13
13
Dance, General
5
-
4
-
9
Graphic Design
7
-
-
-
7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
3
-
-
-
3
Art/Art Studies, General
3
-
-
-
3
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
-
-
3
-
3
Photography
2
1
-
-
3
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
-
-
2
-
2
Digital Arts
2
-
-
-
2
Music, General
2
-
-
-
2
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
-
-
1
-
1
Illustration
-
-
-
1
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
69
1
55
14
139
1.5
Museology/Museum Studies
-
-
70
8
78
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
13
-
-
-
13
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
4
-
-
-
4
International/Global Studies
-
-
4
-
4
Sustainability Studies
-
-
-
1
1
Science, Technology and Society
-
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
17
-
74
9
100
1.1
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
-
94
2
96
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
94
2
96
1
Chemistry, General
31
-
7
-
38
Physics, General
7
-
8
-
15
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
4
-
-
-
4
Physical Sciences total
42
-
15
-
57
0.6
History, General
26
-
20
-
46
American History (United States)
-
-
-
-
-
History total
26
-
20
-
46
0.5
American/United States Studies/Civilization
20
-
11
-
31
Women's Studies
7
-
4
1
12
African Studies
1
-
-
-
1
European Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
-
-
Asian Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
-
-
Latin American Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
28
-
15
1
44
0.5
English Language and Literature, General
22
-
7
-
29
Creative Writing
10
-
-
-
10
English Language and Literature/Letters total
32
-
7
-
39
0.4
Environmental Studies
22
-
14
2
38
Natural Resources and Conservation total
22
-
14
2
38
0.4
Philosophy
15
-
-
-
15
Islamic Studies
-
-
4
-
4
Jewish/Judaic Studies
-
-
1
-
1
Religion/Religious Studies
1
-
-
-
1
Hindu Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
16
-
5
-
21
0.2
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
-
-
7
4
11
Landscape Architecture
-
-
1
6
7
Real Estate Development
-
-
-
2
2
Architecture and Related Services total
-
-
8
12
20
0.2
General Studies
-
12
-
-
12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
12
-
-
12
0.1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
3
-
-
-
3
French Language and Literature
2
-
-
-
2
Spanish Language and Literature
2
-
-
-
2
Arabic Language and Literature
1
-
-
-
1
Chinese Language and Literature
1
-
-
-
1
Japanese Language and Literature
1
-
-
-
1
German Language and Literature
1
-
-
-
1
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
-
-
-
-
Russian Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
11
-
-
-
11
0.1
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
-
-
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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