Graduates earn 2,659 degrees, certificates from the University of West Georgia


About 28.6 percent of the 2,659 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of West Georgia in 2017-18 were to students in education 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 Carrollton conferred 321 master's degrees and 273 certificates in education programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 188 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 163 bachelor's degrees in general psychology and 143 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management.

The university enrolled 13,520 students for 2017-18, including 11,229 in undergraduate programs and 2,291 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
Elementary Education and Teaching
108
55
31
194
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
63
117
180
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
68
18
86
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
73
-
73
Special Education and Teaching, General
14
13
42
69
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
65
65
Reading Teacher Education
-
38
-
38
Education, Other
-
22
-
22
Music Teacher Education
7
10
-
17
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
13
-
-
13
Business Teacher Education
-
3
-
3
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
1
-
1
Education total
142
346
273
761
28.6
Business Administration and Management, General
143
101
-
244
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
98
-
-
98
Accounting
53
8
-
61
Finance, General
44
-
-
44
Management Information Systems, General
34
-
-
34
Business/Managerial Economics
10
-
-
10
Organizational Leadership
3
-
-
3
Real Estate
1
-
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
386
109
-
495
18.6
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
188
37
-
225
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
49
31
-
80
Health and Wellness, General
31
-
-
31
Nursing Education
-
4
-
4
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
-
-
2
2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
-
1
1
Nursing Administration
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
268
72
3
343
12.9
Criminology
129
13
-
142
Sociology
69
4
-
73
Political Science and Government, General
27
-
-
27
Anthropology
19
-
-
19
Economics, General
12
-
-
12
Geography
10
-
-
10
International Economics
5
-
-
5
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
-
-
4
4
Geography, Other
-
-
4
4
International Relations and Affairs
2
-
-
2
Social Sciences total
273
17
8
298
11.2
Psychology, General
163
20
-
183
Community Psychology
-
7
-
7
Psychology total
163
27
-
190
7.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
119
9
-
128
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
119
9
-
128
4.8
Journalism
118
-
-
118
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
118
-
-
118
4.4
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
61
-
-
61
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
61
-
-
61
2.3
English Language and Literature, General
40
4
-
44
English Language and Literature/Letters total
40
4
-
44
1.6
Art/Art Studies, General
28
-
-
28
Music Performance, General
5
2
-
7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
6
-
-
6
Music Theory and Composition
2
-
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
41
2
-
43
1.6
History, General
27
8
-
35
Public/Applied History
-
-
-
-
History total
27
8
-
35
1.3
Chemistry, General
18
-
-
18
Geology/Earth Science, General
12
-
-
12
Physics, General
4
-
-
4
Physical Sciences total
34
-
-
34
1.3
Computer and Information Sciences, General
18
-
-
18
Computer Science
-
15
-
15
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
18
15
-
33
1.2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
21
-
-
21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
21
-
-
21
0.8
Public Administration
-
13
2
15
Community Organization and Advocacy
-
-
3
3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
13
5
18
0.7
Mathematics, General
12
-
-
12
Mathematics, Other
-
3
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics total
12
3
-
15
0.6
Philosophy
14
-
-
14
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
14
-
-
14
0.5
Museology/Museum Studies
-
-
8
8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
8
8
0.3
European Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
Environmental Studies
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
-
-
-
-

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