About 85.3 percent of the 1,659 degrees and certificates handed out by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 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 Houston conferred 553 master's degrees and 459 bachelor's degrees in health professions and related programs.
But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 425 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 221 doctor's degrees in medicine and 212 master's degrees in family practice nurse/nursing.
The university enrolled 5,242 students for 2017-18, including 709 in undergraduate programs and 4,533 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Public Health Education and Promotion
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Oncology and Cancer Biology
Developmental Biology and Embryology
Biomedical Sciences, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
Natural Resources and Conservation total