About 38.1 percent of the 118 degrees and certificates handed out by the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto 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 public institution in Alto conferred 38 associate's degrees and 7 bachelor's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.
But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in Occupational Therapist Assistant. Data shows the school gave out 19 associate's degrees in Occupational Therapist Assistant, followed by 17 associate's degrees in Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant and 15 bachelor's degrees in Human Development and Family Studies, General.
The university enrolled 903 students for 2016-17, including 902 in undergraduate programs and 1 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
Natural Resources and Conservation total
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters total