Graduates earn 141 degrees from American University of Puerto Rico

About 46.1 percent of the 141 degrees and certificates handed out by the American University of Puerto Rico in 2016-17 were to students in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective 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 Bayamon conferred 43 bachelor's degrees and 12 associate's degrees in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. Data shows the school gave out 43 bachelor's degrees in Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, followed by 16 master's degrees in Curriculum and Instruction and 12 associate's degrees in Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

The university enrolled 626 students for 2016-17, including 589 in undergraduate programs and 37 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
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
43
12
10
65
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
43
12
10
65
46.1
Accounting
10
1
-
11
Business Administration and Management, General
9
-
-
9
Office Management and Supervision
6
-
-
6
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
4
1
-
5
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
1
-
1
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
-
-
-
Accounting and Related Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
29
3
-
32
22.7
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
16
16
Special Education and Teaching, General
6
-
-
6
Elementary Education and Teaching
4
-
-
4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
1
-
-
1
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
-
-
-
-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
-
-
-
-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
-
Education total
11
-
16
27
19.1
Computer and Information Sciences, General
12
-
-
12
Computer Science
-
2
-
2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
12
2
-
14
9.9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
2
1
-
3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
2
1
-
3
2.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
-
-
-
-
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
-
-
-
-

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