Graduates earn 640 degrees, certificates from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center


About 56.7 percent of the 640 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 Dallas conferred 274 doctor's degrees and 85 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in medicine. Data shows the school gave out 238 doctor's degrees in medicine, followed by 194 certificates in molecular biophysics and 42 master's degrees in physician assistant.

The university enrolled 2,238 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in 2238 programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Medicine
238
-
238
Physician Assistant
42
-
42
Physical Therapy/Therapist
36
-
36
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
19
-
19
Orthotist/Prosthetist
13
-
13
Medical Scientist
5
2
7
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
6
-
6
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
-
2
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
359
4
363
56.7
Molecular Biophysics
8
194
202
Human/Medical Genetics
13
-
13
Oncology and Cancer Biology
12
-
12
Neuroscience
9
-
9
Physiology, General
8
-
8
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
4
-
4
Immunology
3
-
3
Biochemistry
3
-
3
Microbiology, General
2
-
2
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology
-
-
-
Biostatistics
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
62
194
256
40
Clinical Psychology
10
-
10
Psychology total
10
-
10
1.6
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
6
-
6
Engineering total
6
-
6
0.9
Organic Chemistry
5
-
5
Physical Sciences total
5
-
5
0.8

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