About 26.9 percent of the 108 degrees and certificates handed out by Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington 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 Kensington conferred 15 associate's degrees and 14 bachelor's degrees in health professions and related programs.
But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in medical radiologic technology/science - radiation therapist. Data shows the school gave out 15 associate's degrees in medical radiologic technology/science - radiation therapist, followed by 14 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse and 14 bachelor's degrees in information science/studies.
The university enrolled 595 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Organizational Behavior Studies
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total