Graduates earn 11,333 degrees from Ashford University

About 41.1 percent of the 11,333 degrees and certificates handed out by the Ashford University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 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 for-profit institution in Diego conferred 3198 bachelor's degrees and 1436 master's degrees in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. Data shows the school gave out 1070 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, followed by 849 bachelor's degrees in Early Childhood Education and Teaching and 747 master's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General.

The university enrolled 41,361 students for 2016-17, including 35,870 in undergraduate programs and 5,491 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
1,070
7
681
1,758
Business Administration and Management, General
672
14
747
1,433
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
311
-
-
311
Accounting
191
-
8
199
Management Information Systems, General
145
-
-
145
Organizational Leadership
128
-
-
128
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
114
-
-
114
Project Management
95
-
-
95
Marketing, Other
90
-
-
90
Finance, General
86
-
-
86
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
70
-
-
70
Real Estate
60
-
-
60
Operations Management and Supervision
48
-
-
48
Customer Service Management
39
-
-
39
Business/Managerial Economics
28
-
-
28
International Business/Trade/Commerce
26
-
-
26
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
25
-
-
25
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
3,198
21
1,436
4,655
41.1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
849
269
-
1,118
Education, General
241
-
734
975
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
-
133
133
Learning Sciences
37
-
-
37
Educational/Instructional Technology
26
-
-
26
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other
13
-
-
13
Elementary Education and Teaching
9
-
-
9
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
8
-
-
8
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
5
5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
1
-
-
1
Education, Other
-
-
-
-
Business Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
-
-
-
Education total
1,184
269
872
2,325
20.5
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
541
-
199
740
Holistic Health
228
-
-
228
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
127
-
-
127
Health and Wellness, General
31
-
-
31
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
22
-
-
22
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
-
-
-
-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
949
-
199
1,148
10.1
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
423
-
76
499
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
236
-
-
236
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
659
-
76
735
6.5
Psychology, General
566
-
169
735
Psychology total
566
-
169
735
6.5
Behavioral Sciences
484
-
-
484
Gerontology
36
-
-
36
Sustainability Studies
9
-
-
9
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
529
-
-
529
4.7
Sociology
123
-
-
123
Social Sciences, General
66
-
-
66
Political Science and Government, General
50
-
-
50
Cultural Anthropology
32
-
-
32
Social Sciences total
271
-
-
271
2.4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
85
-
-
85
Journalism
74
-
-
74
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
159
-
-
159
1.4
Public Administration
22
-
128
150
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
22
-
128
150
1.3
Child Development
129
-
-
129
Adult Development and Aging
6
-
-
6
Family Resource Management Studies, General
5
-
-
5
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
140
-
-
140
1.2
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
88
-
-
88
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
88
-
-
88
0.8
Environmental Studies
87
-
-
87
Environmental Science
-
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
87
-
-
87
0.8
History, General
82
-
-
82
History total
82
-
-
82
0.7
English Language and Literature, General
74
-
-
74
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
2
-
-
2
English Language and Literature/Letters total
76
-
-
76
0.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
53
-
-
53
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
53
-
-
53
0.5
Library and Information Science
36
-
-
36
Library Science total
36
-
-
36
0.3
Military Applied Sciences, Other
13
19
-
32
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
13
19
-
32
0.3
Applied Linguistics
29
-
-
29
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
29
-
-
29
0.3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
2
-
-
2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
2
-
-
2
0
Computer Science
1
-
-
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
1
-
-
1
0
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Commercial and Advertising Art
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-
-

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