Graduates earn 1,659 degrees, certificates from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


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
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
425
-
-
425
Medicine
-
221
-
221
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
212
-
212
Public Health, General
-
115
-
115
Dentistry
-
88
-
88
Medical Informatics
-
63
-
63
Public Health Education and Promotion
-
48
-
48
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
34
-
4
38
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
30
-
30
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
-
26
-
26
Environmental Health
-
25
-
25
Nursing Practice
-
18
-
18
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics
-
7
8
15
Orthodontics/Orthodontology
-
7
7
14
Nurse Anesthetist
-
14
-
14
Nursing Science
-
9
-
9
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology
-
5
4
9
Medical Scientist
-
8
-
8
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
-
8
-
8
Endodontics/Endodontology
-
4
4
8
Nursing Administration
-
7
-
7
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
-
-
6
6
Periodontics/Periodontology
-
3
3
6
Nursing Education
-
3
-
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
459
921
36
1,416
85.3
Epidemiology
-
116
-
116
Biostatistics
-
30
-
30
Oncology and Cancer Biology
-
16
-
16
Developmental Biology and Embryology
-
12
-
12
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
8
-
8
Neuroscience
-
7
-
7
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
-
6
-
6
Immunology
-
5
-
5
Molecular Genetics
-
5
-
5
Biochemistry
-
3
-
3
Human/Medical Genetics
-
2
-
2
Molecular Pharmacology
-
2
-
2
Genetics, General
-
1
-
1
Physiology, General
-
-
-
-
Molecular Biology
-
-
-
-
Microbiology, General
-
-
-
-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
-
-
-
-
Computational Biology
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
-
213
-
213
12.8
Public Policy Analysis, General
-
14
-
14
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
14
-
14
0.8
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
-
10
-
10
Engineering total
-
10
-
10
0.6
Behavioral Sciences
-
3
-
3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
3
-
3
0.2
Environmental Science
-
3
-
3
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
3
-
3
0.2

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