Graduates earn 151 degrees from Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo

About 33.8 percent of the 151 degrees and certificates handed out by the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo 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 Arecibo conferred 29 master's degrees and 20 associate's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Clinical/Medical Social Work. Data shows the school gave out 29 master's degrees in Clinical/Medical Social Work, followed by 28 bachelor's degrees in Biology/Biological Sciences, General and 20 associate's degrees in Optometric Technician/Assistant.

The university enrolled 1,041 students for 2016-17, including 647 in undergraduate programs and 394 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
Clinical/Medical Social Work
-
-
29
29
Optometric Technician/Assistant
-
20
-
20
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
2
-
-
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
2
20
29
51
33.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
28
-
-
28
Biomedical Sciences, General
6
-
-
6
Biotechnology
2
-
-
2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
36
-
-
36
23.8
Business Administration and Management, General
7
-
1
8
Management Information Systems, General
3
-
-
3
Accounting
1
-
1
2
Finance, General
-
-
2
2
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
2
2
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
-
-
-
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
-
-
-
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
11
-
6
17
11.3
Clinical Psychology
-
-
8
8
Psychology, General
7
-
-
7
Psychology total
7
-
8
15
9.9
History Teacher Education
3
-
-
3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
3
3
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
3
-
-
3
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
2
2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
-
2
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
-
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
6
-
7
13
8.6
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
11
-
-
11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
11
-
-
11
7.3
Criminology
7
-
-
7
Social Sciences total
7
-
-
7
4.6
Environmental Science
1
-
-
1
Natural Resources and Conservation total
1
-
-
1
0.7
Information Technology
-
-
-
-
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
-
Gerontology
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-
-

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