Graduates earn 4,492 degrees, certificates from Emory University


About 25 percent of the 4,492 degrees and certificates handed out by Emory University 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 private not-for-profit institution in Atlanta conferred 600 master's degrees and 265 bachelor's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 421 master's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 359 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management and 308 doctor's degrees in law.

The university enrolled 14,263 students for 2017-18, including 6,937 in undergraduate programs and 7,326 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
241
-
11
252
Medicine
-
144
-
144
Public Health Education and Promotion
-
124
-
124
Health Services Administration
-
98
-
98
International Public Health/International Health
-
95
-
95
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
63
-
63
Physician Assistant
-
53
-
53
Anesthesiologist Assistant
-
36
-
36
Environmental Health
-
36
-
36
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
30
2
32
Nursing Practice
-
28
-
28
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
24
-
-
24
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
-
21
1
22
Public Health, General
-
22
-
22
Public Health, Other
-
15
3
18
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
-
13
3
16
Medical Scientist
-
15
-
15
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing
-
14
1
15
Nursing Science
-
11
-
11
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
-
7
2
9
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
-
6
-
6
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
-
3
1
4
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
-
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
-
-
-
-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
-
-
-
-
Maternal and Child Health
-
-
-
-
Nurse Anesthetist
-
-
-
-
Nursing Administration
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
265
834
24
1,123
25
Business Administration and Management, General
359
421
-
780
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
2
35
-
37
Accounting and Business/Management
-
28
-
28
Accounting
28
-
-
28
Business/Commerce, General
-
6
-
6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
389
490
-
879
19.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
196
-
-
196
Epidemiology
-
145
-
145
Neuroscience
125
-
-
125
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
83
-
83
Biostatistics
-
40
-
40
Human/Medical Genetics
-
9
-
9
Biophysics
3
-
-
3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
324
277
-
601
13.4
Law
-
308
-
308
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
-
113
-
113
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
-
28
-
28
Comparative Law
-
4
-
4
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
453
-
453
10.1
Economics, General
107
7
-
114
Political Science and Government, General
64
10
-
74
Anthropology
54
11
-
65
Sociology
35
10
-
45
International Relations and Affairs
38
-
-
38
Development Economics and International Development
-
5
-
5
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
-
-
4
4
Demography and Population Studies
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
298
43
4
345
7.7
Divinity/Ministry
-
118
-
118
Theology/Theological Studies
-
27
-
27
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
-
2
-
2
Religious Education
-
2
-
2
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
-
1
-
1
Youth Ministry
-
-
-
-
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
-
-
-
-
Religious/Sacred Music
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
150
-
150
3.3
Psychology, General
100
21
-
121
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
11
-
-
11
Psychology total
111
21
-
132
2.9
Applied Mathematics, General
36
-
-
36
Mathematics, General
14
12
-
26
Statistics, General
25
-
-
25
Mathematics and Statistics
9
-
-
9
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
5
-
-
5
Mathematics and Statistics total
89
12
-
101
2.2
Chemistry, General
48
23
-
71
Physics, General
9
6
-
15
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
4
-
-
4
Physical Sciences
2
-
-
2
Materials Science
-
-
-
-
Physics, Other
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
63
29
-
92
2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
45
-
-
45
Mathematics and Computer Science
20
1
-
21
Behavioral Sciences
-
4
-
4
Biological and Physical Sciences
3
-
-
3
Nutrition Sciences
-
3
-
3
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
2
-
-
2
Ancient Studies/Civilization
1
-
-
1
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
71
8
-
79
1.8
English Language and Literature, General
34
16
-
50
Creative Writing
18
-
-
18
English Language and Literature/Letters total
52
16
-
68
1.5
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
66
-
-
66
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
66
-
-
66
1.5
Computer Science
41
24
-
65
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
41
24
-
65
1.4
Philosophy
23
11
-
34
Religion/Religious Studies
7
16
-
23
Jewish/Judaic Studies
2
-
-
2
Islamic Studies
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
32
27
-
59
1.3
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
21
3
-
24
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
9
4
-
13
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
8
-
-
8
Music, General
7
-
-
7
Playwriting and Screenwriting
2
-
-
2
Dance, General
2
-
-
2
Fine/Studio Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
49
7
-
56
1.2
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
15
-
-
15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
14
-
14
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
9
-
9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
15
23
-
38
0.8
Linguistics
10
-
-
10
Spanish Language and Literature
8
1
-
9
Comparative Literature
1
3
-
4
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
2
-
-
2
Chinese Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
Japanese Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
French Language and Literature
-
2
-
2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
1
-
-
1
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Latin Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Arabic Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Russian Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
28
6
-
34
0.8
History, General
23
11
-
34
History total
23
11
-
34
0.8
Environmental Studies
33
-
-
33
Environmental Science
-
1
-
1
Natural Resources and Conservation total
33
1
-
34
0.8
Women's Studies
7
2
-
9
African-American/Black Studies
6
-
-
6
French Studies
4
-
-
4
German Studies
4
-
-
4
American/United States Studies/Civilization
3
-
-
3
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
2
-
-
2
Italian Studies
1
-
-
1
African Studies
1
-
-
1
East Asian Studies
-
-
-
-
Russian Studies
-
-
-
-
Latin American Studies
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
28
2
-
30
0.7
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
-
30
-
30
Engineering total
-
30
-
30
0.7
Communication and Media Studies, Other
21
-
-
21
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
21
-
-
21
0.5
Education, General
2
-
-
2
Education total
2
-
-
2
0
Public Policy Analysis, General
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
-
-

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