Graduates earn 9,473 degrees from University of Houston


About 26.4 percent of the 9,473 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Houston 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 public institution in Houston conferred 1933 bachelor's degrees and 559 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 Psychology, General. Data shows the school gave out 432 bachelor's degrees in Psychology, General, followed by 311 bachelor's degrees in Accounting and 262 bachelor's degrees in Finance, General.

The university enrolled 43,774 students for 2016-17, including 35,995 in undergraduate programs and 7,779 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Accounting
311
160
471
Business Administration and Management, General
112
244
356
Finance, General
262
21
283
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
255
-
255
Operations Management and Supervision
218
21
239
Management Information Systems, General
199
-
199
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
184
4
188
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
168
-
168
Human Resources Development
96
29
125
Organizational Leadership
54
-
54
Business/Corporate Communications
52
-
52
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
-
47
47
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
22
-
22
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
-
22
22
Banking and Financial Support Services
-
11
11
Business/Commerce, General
-
11
11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,933
570
2,503
26.4
Mechanical Engineering
144
101
245
Petroleum Engineering
158
38
196
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
80
75
155
Industrial Engineering
24
116
140
Chemical Engineering
76
34
110
Civil Engineering, General
51
38
89
Systems Engineering
-
41
41
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
28
11
39
Computer Engineering, General
17
-
17
Materials Engineering
-
15
15
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
-
8
8
Surveying Engineering
-
3
3
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
-
3
3
Engineering total
578
483
1,061
11.2
Health and Wellness, General
168
-
168
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
79
37
116
Pharmacy
-
108
108
Optometry
-
87
87
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
60
-
60
Athletic Training/Trainer
-
20
20
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
8
8
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy
-
7
7
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics
-
7
7
Nursing Administration
-
6
6
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
-
4
4
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
-
3
3
Nursing Education
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
307
287
594
6.3
Psychology, General
432
21
453
Clinical Psychology
-
10
10
Counseling Psychology
-
8
8
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
-
7
7
School Psychology
-
5
5
Educational Psychology
-
4
4
Developmental and Child Psychology
-
4
4
Social Psychology
-
-
-
Psychology total
432
59
491
5.2
Economics, General
143
12
155
Political Science and Government, General
131
12
143
Sociology
50
8
58
Anthropology
41
3
44
Applied Economics
-
25
25
Social Sciences total
365
60
425
4.5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
246
21
267
Biochemistry
74
5
79
Biotechnology
57
-
57
Biomedical Sciences, General
11
-
11
Vision Science/Physiological Optics
-
9
9
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
388
35
423
4.5
Public Relations/Image Management
93
4
97
Journalism
81
-
81
Radio and Television
78
-
78
Communication, General
50
-
50
Advertising
45
-
45
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
13
-
13
Mass Communication/Media Studies
4
9
13
Health Communication
7
-
7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
371
13
384
4
Computer and Information Sciences, General
94
50
144
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
118
-
118
Computer Graphics
49
-
49
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
32
32
Information Science/Studies
19
-
19
Information Technology Project Management
-
12
12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
280
94
374
4
Music, General
40
47
87
Art/Art Studies, General
65
16
81
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
27
27
54
Graphic Design
23
-
23
Painting
18
-
18
Industrial and Product Design
18
-
18
Music Performance, General
18
-
18
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
9
7
16
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
-
12
12
Photography
8
-
8
Sculpture
8
-
8
Music Theory and Composition
1
-
1
Dance, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
235
109
344
3.6
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
251
6
257
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
60
12
72
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
311
18
329
3.5
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
108
-
108
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
105
-
105
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
64
-
64
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
32
-
32
Engineering Technology, General
-
17
17
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
309
17
326
3.4
Law
-
256
256
International Law and Legal Studies
-
15
15
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
-
14
14
Tax Law/Taxation
-
9
9
Intellectual Property Law
-
8
8
Health Law
-
5
5
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
307
307
3.2
Human Nutrition
150
-
150
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
66
11
77
Human Development and Family Studies, General
65
-
65
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
-
5
5
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
281
16
297
3.1
Geophysics and Seismology
55
28
83
Geology/Earth Science, General
53
23
76
Chemistry, General
37
29
66
Physics, General
22
36
58
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
-
5
5
Physical Sciences total
167
121
288
3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
94
94
Curriculum and Instruction
-
75
75
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
47
47
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
11
11
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
9
9
Health Teacher Education
-
3
3
Health Occupations Teacher Education
-
3
3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
2
2
Education total
-
244
244
2.6
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
221
-
221
Biological and Physical Sciences
-
1
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
221
1
222
2.3
Social Work
-
169
169
Public Policy Analysis, General
-
9
9
Public Administration
-
3
3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
181
181
1.9
Mathematics, General
85
36
121
Mathematical Biology
27
-
27
Applied Mathematics, General
-
16
16
Mathematics and Statistics total
112
52
164
1.7
English Language and Literature, General
60
8
68
Creative Writing
39
15
54
Rhetoric and Composition
-
-
-
English Language and Literature/Letters total
99
23
122
1.3
Architecture
73
24
97
Interior Architecture
13
-
13
Environmental Design/Architecture
3
-
3
Architecture and Related Services total
89
24
113
1.2
History, General
88
14
102
History total
88
14
102
1.1
Spanish Language and Literature
21
9
30
Chinese Language and Literature
13
-
13
French Language and Literature
8
-
8
American Sign Language (ASL)
7
-
7
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
4
-
4
Italian Language and Literature
2
-
2
Linguistics
-
-
-
German Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
55
9
64
0.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
62
-
62
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
62
-
62
0.7
Philosophy
20
10
30
Religion/Religious Studies
1
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
21
10
31
0.3
Environmental Science
22
-
22
Natural Resources and Conservation total
22
-
22
0.2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
-
-
-

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