Graduates earn 4,802 degrees, certificates from Lamar University

About 37.5 percent of the 4,802 degrees and certificates handed out by the Lamar University in 2016-17 were to students in Education 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 Beaumont conferred 911 master's degrees and 816 certificates in Education programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Educational Leadership and Administration, General. Data shows the school gave out 707 master's degrees in Educational Leadership and Administration, General, followed by 691 certificates in Educational Leadership and Administration, General and 500 master's degrees in Counseling Psychology.

The university enrolled 15,001 students for 2016-17, including 9,308 in undergraduate programs and 5,693 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
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
776
691
1,467
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
125
125
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
118
-
118
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
83
-
83
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
-
7
-
7
Education total
-
984
816
1,800
37.5
Counseling Psychology
-
500
-
500
Psychology, General
41
-
-
41
Applied Psychology
-
5
-
5
Community Psychology
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
41
505
-
546
11.4
Engineering, General
-
259
-
259
Mechanical Engineering
66
-
-
66
Chemical Engineering
43
3
-
46
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
40
-
-
40
Industrial Engineering
25
-
-
25
Civil Engineering, General
23
-
-
23
Construction Engineering
4
-
-
4
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
-
4
-
4
Engineering, Other
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
201
266
-
467
9.7
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
263
2
-
265
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
71
-
71
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
43
-
-
43
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
27
-
27
Health and Wellness, General
23
-
-
23
Nursing Education
-
7
-
7
Audiology/Audiologist
-
7
-
7
Public Health Education and Promotion
-
7
-
7
Nursing Administration
-
6
-
6
Health Professions and Related Programs total
329
127
-
456
9.5
Business Administration and Management, General
33
63
-
96
Accounting
30
14
-
44
Business/Commerce, General
32
-
-
32
Finance, General
26
-
-
26
Management Information Systems, General
19
-
-
19
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
13
-
-
13
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
10
-
-
10
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
6
-
-
6
Operations Management and Supervision
6
-
-
6
Business/Managerial Economics
1
-
-
1
Retailing and Retail Operations
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
176
77
-
253
5.3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
233
-
-
233
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
233
-
-
233
4.8
Computer Science
-
156
-
156
Computer and Information Sciences, General
24
-
-
24
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
24
156
-
180
3.8
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
104
56
-
160
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
104
56
-
160
3.3
General Studies
125
-
-
125
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
125
-
-
125
2.6
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
62
-
-
62
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
9
16
-
25
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
71
16
-
87
1.8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
73
-
-
73
Advertising
5
-
-
5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
78
-
-
78
1.6
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
40
-
40
Industrial Technology/Technician
27
-
-
27
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
27
40
-
67
1.4
Chemistry, General
3
51
-
54
Physics, General
4
-
-
4
Geology/Earth Science, General
3
-
-
3
Forensic Chemistry
2
-
-
2
Physical Sciences total
12
51
-
63
1.3
Music, General
11
8
-
19
Graphic Design
17
-
-
17
Fine/Studio Arts, General
7
-
-
7
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
6
-
-
6
Visual and Performing Arts total
41
8
-
49
1
Human Development and Family Studies, General
20
-
-
20
Apparel and Textiles, General
10
-
-
10
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
-
9
-
9
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
9
-
-
9
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
39
9
-
48
1
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
33
1
-
34
Biochemistry
1
-
-
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
34
1
-
35
0.7
Social Work
32
-
-
32
Public Administration
-
3
-
3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
32
3
-
35
0.7
English Language and Literature, General
22
11
-
33
English Language and Literature/Letters total
22
11
-
33
0.7
Sociology
25
-
-
25
Political Science and Government, General
6
-
-
6
Social Sciences total
31
-
-
31
0.7
American Sign Language (ASL)
15
-
-
15
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
8
3
-
11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
23
3
-
26
0.5
Mathematics, General
10
4
-
14
Mathematics and Statistics total
10
4
-
14
0.3
History, General
9
2
-
11
History total
9
2
-
11
0.2
Environmental Science
4
1
-
5
Natural Resources and Conservation total
4
1
-
5
0.1
Interior Architecture
-
-
-
-
Architecture and Related Services total
-
-
-
-
-

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