Graduates earn 6,551 degrees, certificates from Georgetown University

About 18.1 percent of the 6,551 degrees and certificates handed out by the Georgetown University in 2016-17 were to students in Legal Professions and Studies 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 671 doctor's degrees and 518 master's degrees in Legal Professions and Studies programs.

But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in Law. Data shows the school gave out 668 doctor's degrees in Law, followed by 434 master's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General and 320 master's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

The university enrolled 18,525 students for 2016-17, including 7,453 in undergraduate programs and 11,072 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
Law
-
668
-
668
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
-
173
-
173
Tax Law/Taxation
-
160
-
160
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law
-
78
-
78
International Law and Legal Studies
-
43
-
43
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
-
37
-
37
Health Law
-
18
-
18
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
-
7
-
7
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
-
5
-
5
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
1,189
-
1,189
18.1
Business Administration and Management, General
27
434
-
461
Finance, General
198
65
-
263
Real Estate
-
131
-
131
International Business/Trade/Commerce
34
62
-
96
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
64
-
64
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
42
-
-
42
Accounting
35
-
-
35
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
24
-
24
Information Resources Management
17
-
-
17
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
-
10
-
10
Project Management
-
5
-
5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
353
795
-
1,148
17.5
International Relations and Affairs
241
270
-
511
Political Science and Government, General
176
40
-
216
Economics, General
104
30
-
134
Applied Economics
-
69
-
69
Political Economy
66
-
-
66
International Economics
59
-
-
59
Development Economics and International Development
-
42
-
42
Sociology
25
-
-
25
Anthropology
12
-
-
12
American Government and Politics (United States)
-
9
-
9
Social Sciences total
683
460
-
1,143
17.4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
27
329
-
356
Medicine
-
191
-
191
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
30
15
-
45
International Public Health/International Health
23
18
-
41
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
-
-
15
15
Medical Scientist
-
9
-
9
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
-
1
-
1
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
-
-
-
-
Nurse Anesthetist
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
80
563
15
658
10
Physiology, General
-
290
-
290
Molecular Biochemistry
-
63
-
63
Biotechnology
-
63
-
63
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
28
5
-
33
Biostatistics
-
33
-
33
Neurobiology and Anatomy
29
-
-
29
Biomedical Sciences, General
28
-
-
28
Pharmacology
-
21
-
21
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
-
16
1
17
Oncology and Cancer Biology
-
14
-
14
Biochemistry
11
-
-
11
Neuroscience
-
10
-
10
Microbiology and Immunology
-
7
-
7
Environmental Biology
6
-
-
6
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
-
5
-
5
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
-
3
-
3
Biophysics
2
-
-
2
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
-
-
-
-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
-
-
-
-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
104
530
1
635
9.7
Science, Technology and Society
80
53
-
133
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
22
27
-
49
Biological and Physical Sciences
34
-
-
34
Museology/Museum Studies
-
15
-
15
Computational Science
-
13
-
13
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
136
108
-
244
3.7
Public Relations/Image Management
-
135
-
135
Journalism
-
26
-
26
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
-
24
-
24
International and Intercultural Communication
-
13
-
13
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
-
198
-
198
3
Public Policy Analysis, General
-
185
-
185
Public Administration
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
185
-
185
2.8
Information Technology Project Management
-
129
-
129
Computer Science
29
4
1
34
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
29
133
1
163
2.5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
-
34
-
34
East Asian Studies
-
32
-
32
Latin American Studies
-
25
-
25
Western European Studies
-
21
-
21
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
-
21
-
21
American/United States Studies/Civilization
18
-
-
18
Women's Studies
8
-
-
8
Italian Studies
-
1
-
1
African-American/Black Studies
1
-
-
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
27
134
-
161
2.5
Linguistics
26
40
-
66
Spanish Language and Literature
11
15
-
26
French Language and Literature
11
-
-
11
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
10
-
-
10
Arabic Language and Literature
5
3
-
8
Chinese Language and Literature
6
-
-
6
German Language and Literature
3
1
-
4
Italian Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
Russian Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
Japanese Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
Comparative Literature
1
-
-
1
Portuguese Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
79
59
-
138
2.1
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
-
135
-
135
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
135
-
135
2.1
English Language and Literature, General
86
29
-
115
English Language and Literature/Letters total
86
29
-
115
1.8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
32
37
-
69
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
1
-
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
33
37
-
70
1.1
Mathematics and Statistics
-
36
-
36
Mathematics, General
33
-
-
33
Mathematics and Statistics total
33
36
-
69
1.1
Psychology, General
62
4
-
66
Psychology total
62
4
-
66
1
History, General
28
20
-
48
History, Other
-
11
-
11
History total
28
31
-
59
0.9
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
-
50
-
50
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
50
-
50
0.8
Chemistry, General
6
15
-
21
Physics, General
10
7
-
17
Physical Sciences total
16
22
-
38
0.6
Philosophy
16
4
-
20
Religion/Religious Studies
6
-
-
6
Islamic Studies
-
6
-
6
Religion/Religious Studies, Other
-
3
-
3
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
22
13
-
35
0.5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
12
-
-
12
Music, General
8
-
-
8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
5
-
-
5
Art/Art Studies, General
5
-
-
5
Visual and Performing Arts total
30
-
-
30
0.5
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
-
15
-
15
Architecture and Related Services total
-
15
-
15
0.2
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
7
-
7
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
7
-
7
0.1
Education, General
-
-
-
-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-
-

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