Graduates earn 688 degrees, certificates from Mercyhurst University

About 20.8 percent of the 688 degrees and certificates handed out by the Mercyhurst 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 not-for-profit institution in Erie conferred 119 bachelor's degrees and 19 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 Intelligence, General. Data shows the school gave out 53 bachelor's degrees in Intelligence, General, followed by 33 master's degrees in Intelligence, General and 31 bachelor's degrees in Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

The university enrolled 2,784 students for 2016-17, including 2,464 in undergraduate programs and 320 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
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
25
-
-
25
Organizational Leadership
-
19
5
24
Accounting
22
-
-
22
Fashion Merchandising
17
-
-
17
Finance, General
14
-
-
14
Marketing, Other
9
-
-
9
Business Administration and Management, General
9
-
-
9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
8
-
-
8
Marketing Research
5
-
-
5
Business/Managerial Economics
5
-
-
5
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
3
-
-
3
International Business/Trade/Commerce
2
-
-
2
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
-
-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
119
19
5
143
20.8
Intelligence, General
53
33
22
108
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
53
33
22
108
15.7
Public Health, General
21
-
-
21
Physician Assistant
-
18
-
18
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
16
-
-
16
Athletic Training/Trainer
15
-
-
15
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
12
-
-
12
Art Therapy/Therapist
5
-
-
5
Music Therapy/Therapist
3
-
-
3
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
-
2
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
72
18
2
92
13.4
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
20
-
-
20
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
15
3
18
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
9
-
9
Music Teacher Education
5
-
-
5
Art Teacher Education
2
-
-
2
Education, Other
2
-
-
2
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
1
-
-
1
French Language Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
-
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Chemistry Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Spanish Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
-
-
-
-
Foreign Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Business Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
31
24
3
58
8.4
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
31
-
-
31
Forensic Science and Technology
12
-
-
12
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
-
6
-
6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
43
6
-
49
7.1
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
28
-
-
28
Exercise Physiology
10
1
-
11
Biochemistry
3
-
-
3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
41
1
-
42
6.1
Political Science and Government, General
13
-
-
13
Physical and Biological Anthropology
-
8
1
9
Anthropology
7
-
-
7
Sociology
6
-
-
6
Archeology
2
-
-
2
Social Sciences total
28
8
1
37
5.4
Dance, General
15
-
-
15
Graphic Design
7
-
-
7
Interior Design
6
-
-
6
Music, General
4
-
-
4
Fine and Studio Arts Management
2
-
-
2
Music Performance, General
-
-
-
-
Fine/Studio Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
34
-
-
34
4.9
Mathematics and Computer Science
-
13
-
13
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
10
-
-
10
Sustainability Studies
2
-
-
2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
1
-
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
13
13
-
26
3.8
Psychology, General
19
-
-
19
Applied Behavior Analysis
-
7
-
7
Psychology total
19
7
-
26
3.8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
16
-
-
16
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
16
-
-
16
2.3
Computer and Information Sciences, General
7
-
-
7
Information Technology Project Management
5
-
-
5
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
1
-
-
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
13
-
-
13
1.9
Social Work
10
-
-
10
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
10
-
-
10
1.4
Geology/Earth Science, General
4
-
-
4
Physics, General
2
-
-
2
Chemistry, General
2
-
-
2
Physical Sciences total
8
-
-
8
1.2
History, General
6
-
-
6
History total
6
-
-
6
0.9
General Studies
6
-
-
6
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
6
-
-
6
0.9
English Language and Literature, General
5
-
-
5
English Language and Literature/Letters total
5
-
-
5
0.7
Mathematics, General
5
-
-
5
Mathematics and Statistics total
5
-
-
5
0.7
Russian Studies
1
-
-
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.1
Spanish Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
French Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
1
-
-
1
0.1
Environmental Science
1
-
-
1
Natural Resources and Conservation total
1
-
-
1
0.1
Religion/Religious Studies
1
-
-
1
Philosophy
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.1
Religious Education
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
-
-
-
-

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