Graduates earn 1,276 degrees, certificates from Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce

About 22.6 percent of the 1,276 degrees and certificates handed out by the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce 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 Ponce conferred 197 bachelor's degrees and 71 master's degrees 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 139 doctor's degrees in Law, followed by 129 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and 80 bachelor's degrees in Biomedical Sciences, General.

The university enrolled 7,360 students for 2016-17, including 5,214 in undergraduate programs and 2,146 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
129
-
-
-
129
Clinical/Medical Social Work
-
-
54
-
54
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
39
-
-
-
39
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
26
-
-
-
26
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
3
-
-
21
24
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
-
-
10
-
10
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
-
-
4
-
4
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing
-
-
3
-
3
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
197
-
71
21
289
22.6
Business Administration and Management, General
14
-
10
-
24
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
20
-
-
-
20
Accounting
12
-
7
-
19
Management Information Systems, General
14
-
1
-
15
Auditing
15
-
-
-
15
Finance, General
6
-
8
-
14
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
5
-
7
-
12
Office Management and Supervision
8
-
3
-
11
International Business/Trade/Commerce
2
-
7
-
9
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
4
-
-
-
4
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
4
-
-
-
4
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
3
-
-
-
3
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
2
-
-
-
2
Business/Corporate Communications
1
-
-
-
1
Tourism and Travel Services Management
-
-
-
-
-
Business/Managerial Economics
-
-
-
-
-
Transportation/Mobility Management
-
-
-
-
-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
-
-
-
-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
-
-
-
-
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
110
-
43
-
153
12
Biomedical Sciences, General
80
-
-
-
80
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
35
-
-
-
35
Biotechnology
10
-
21
-
31
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
125
-
21
-
146
11.4
Law
-
-
139
-
139
Pre-Law Studies
5
-
-
-
5
Legal Studies, General
-
-
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
5
-
139
-
144
11.3
Psychology, General
60
-
-
-
60
Clinical Psychology
-
-
25
-
25
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
-
-
21
-
21
School Psychology
-
-
11
-
11
Psychology total
60
-
57
-
117
9.2
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
30
-
30
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
17
-
17
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
4
-
1
-
5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
5
-
-
-
5
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
3
-
-
-
3
History Teacher Education
3
-
-
-
3
Business Teacher Education
-
-
2
-
2
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
-
-
2
-
2
Special Education and Teaching, General
2
-
-
-
2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
2
-
-
-
2
Art Teacher Education
2
-
-
-
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
1
-
1
-
2
Spanish Language Teacher Education
2
-
-
-
2
Music Teacher Education
1
-
-
-
1
Chemistry Teacher Education
1
-
-
-
1
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Health Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
-
-
-
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
26
-
53
-
79
6.2
Social Work
56
-
-
-
56
Public Administration
6
-
2
-
8
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
62
-
2
-
64
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
47
-
-
-
47
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
47
-
-
-
47
3.7
Fashion/Apparel Design
-
14
-
-
14
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
13
-
-
-
13
Music, General
11
-
-
-
11
Painting
-
-
3
-
3
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
24
14
3
-
41
3.2
Radio and Television
22
-
-
-
22
Advertising
7
-
-
-
7
International and Intercultural Communication
6
-
-
-
6
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
-
-
4
-
4
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
35
-
4
-
39
3.1
Architecture
38
-
-
-
38
Architecture and Related Services total
38
-
-
-
38
3
Criminology
28
-
1
-
29
Political Science and Government, General
8
-
-
-
8
Sociology
1
-
-
-
1
Political Science and Government, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
37
-
1
-
38
3
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
25
-
-
-
25
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
25
-
-
-
25
2
Chemistry, General
19
-
1
-
20
Physics, General
-
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
19
-
1
-
20
1.6
French Language and Literature
8
-
-
-
8
Spanish Language and Literature
2
-
1
-
3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
10
-
1
-
11
0.9
History, General
4
-
5
-
9
History total
4
-
5
-
9
0.7
English Language and Literature, General
6
-
-
-
6
English Language and Literature/Letters total
6
-
-
-
6
0.5
Philosophy
6
-
-
-
6
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
6
-
-
-
6
0.5
Mathematics, General
3
-
-
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics total
3
-
-
-
3
0.2
Environmental Science
-
-
1
-
1
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
-
1
-
1
0.1
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
-
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
-
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Security and Loss Prevention Services
-
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Library and Information Science
-
-
-
-
-
Library Science total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Gerontology
-
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Divinity/Ministry
-
-
-
-
-
Religious Education
-
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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