Graduates earn 1,064 degrees, certificates from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

About 23.7 percent of the 1,064 degrees and certificates handed out by the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most po


About 23.7 percent of the 1,064 degrees and certificates handed out by the Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg 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 Middletown conferred 190 bachelor's degrees and 57 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 Mechanical Engineering. Data shows the school gave out 98 bachelor's degrees in Mechanical Engineering, followed by 49 bachelor's degrees in Psychology, General and 46 bachelor's degrees in Accounting.

The university enrolled 5,046 students for 2016-17, including 4,200 in undergraduate programs and 846 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Accounting
46
-
-
-
46
Business Administration and Management, General
45
-
-
-
45
Finance, General
42
-
-
-
42
Management Science
-
-
39
-
39
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
36
-
-
-
36
Organizational Behavior Studies
4
-
16
-
20
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
11
-
2
-
13
Management Information Systems, General
5
-
-
-
5
Business/Commerce, General
1
4
-
-
5
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
-
1
1
International Business/Trade/Commerce
-
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
190
4
57
1
252
23.7
Mechanical Engineering
98
-
-
-
98
Civil Engineering, General
46
-
-
-
46
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
38
-
6
-
44
Structural Engineering
19
-
-
1
20
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
2
-
4
-
6
Engineering Science
-
-
2
-
2
Engineering total
203
-
12
1
216
20.3
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
31
-
31
Elementary Education and Teaching
19
-
-
-
19
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
16
-
16
Health Teacher Education
-
-
12
-
12
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
10
10
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
-
-
7
1
8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
-
6
-
6
Social Studies Teacher Education
4
-
-
-
4
Foreign Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
23
-
72
11
106
10
Computer and Information Sciences, General
28
-
10
-
38
Information Science/Studies
21
-
12
-
33
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
16
-
-
5
21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
65
-
22
5
92
8.7
Psychology, General
49
-
6
-
55
Clinical Psychology
-
-
14
-
14
Community Psychology
-
-
3
-
3
Psychology total
49
-
23
-
72
6.8
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
27
-
-
-
27
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
1
-
16
6
23
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
16
-
-
-
16
Health Professions and Related Programs total
44
-
16
6
66
6.2
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
35
-
4
-
39
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
35
-
4
-
39
3.7
Public Administration
-
-
25
9
34
Public Policy Analysis, General
5
-
-
-
5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
5
-
25
9
39
3.7
American/United States Studies/Civilization
12
-
23
1
36
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
12
-
23
1
36
3.4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
27
-
6
-
33
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
27
-
6
-
33
3.1
Biological and Physical Sciences
19
-
-
-
19
International/Global Studies
-
-
-
2
2
Behavioral Sciences
-
-
-
2
2
Museology/Museum Studies
-
-
-
1
1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
19
-
-
5
24
2.3
Human Development and Family Studies, General
23
-
-
-
23
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
23
-
-
-
23
2.2
Political Science and Government, General
13
-
-
-
13
Sociology
5
-
-
-
5
Geography
-
-
-
1
1
Social Sciences total
18
-
-
1
19
1.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
14
-
-
-
14
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
14
-
-
-
14
1.3
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
7
-
5
-
12
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
1
-
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
7
1
5
-
13
1.2
English Language and Literature, General
12
-
-
-
12
Creative Writing
-
-
-
-
-
English Language and Literature/Letters total
12
-
-
-
12
1.1
Applied Mathematics, General
3
-
-
-
3
Statistics, General
1
-
-
-
1
Mathematics and Statistics total
4
-
-
-
4
0.4
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
-
-
3
-
3
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
3
-
3
0.3
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
1
-
-
-
1
Natural Resources and Conservation total
1
-
-
-
1
0.1

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