Graduates earn 703 degrees, certificates from University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences

About 91.9 percent of the 703 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences 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 public institution in Juan conferred 202 doctor's degrees and 199 master's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Data shows the school gave out 98 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 95 doctor's degrees in Medicine and 52 doctor's degrees in Dentistry.

The university enrolled 2,277 students for 2016-17, including 388 in undergraduate programs and 1,889 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
98
-
-
-
98
Medicine
-
-
95
-
95
Public Health, Other
-
-
46
15
61
Dentistry
-
-
52
-
52
Pharmacy
-
-
42
-
42
Public Health, General
-
-
38
-
38
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
16
-
6
12
34
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
22
-
-
22
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
18
-
4
-
22
Nursing Science
-
-
22
-
22
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
-
20
-
-
20
Public Health Education and Promotion
-
-
18
-
18
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
-
16
-
16
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
15
-
-
-
15
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
-
15
-
15
Health Services Administration
-
-
14
-
14
Dietetics/Dietitian
-
-
-
10
10
Nurse Anesthetist
-
-
9
-
9
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
-
8
-
-
8
Environmental Health
-
-
8
-
8
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
7
-
-
-
7
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
-
-
6
-
6
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
-
-
4
-
4
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
-
4
-
4
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences
-
-
2
-
2
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
-
-
-
2
2
Orthodontics/Orthodontology
-
-
-
1
1
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology
-
-
-
1
1
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
-
-
-
-
-
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
-
-
-
-
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
-
-
-
-
-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics
-
-
-
-
-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
-
-
Maternal and Child Health
-
-
-
-
-
Advanced General Dentistry
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
154
50
401
41
646
91.9
Biostatistics
-
-
12
-
12
Epidemiology
-
-
12
-
12
Biochemistry
-
-
4
-
4
Pharmacology
-
-
2
-
2
Microbiology, General
-
-
2
-
2
Anatomy
-
-
1
-
1
Toxicology
-
-
-
-
-
Physiology, General
-
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
-
-
33
-
33
4.7
Gerontology
-
-
7
12
19
Nutrition Sciences
-
-
1
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
8
12
20
2.8
Demography and Population Studies
-
-
4
-
4
Social Sciences total
-
-
4
-
4
0.6

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