Graduates earn 466 degrees, certificates from Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks


About 21.2 percent of the 466 degrees and certificates handed out by Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks in 2017-18 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 Reading conferred 91 bachelor's degrees and 7 associate's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general business/commerce. Data shows the school gave out 60 bachelor's degrees in general business/commerce, followed by 46 bachelor's degrees in mechanical engineering and 37 bachelor's degrees in electrical and electronics engineering.

The university enrolled 2,719 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business/Commerce, General
60
7
1
68
Accounting
25
-
-
25
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
5
-
-
5
Finance, General
1
-
-
1
Organizational Behavior Studies
-
-
-
-
Labor Studies
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
91
7
1
99
21.2
Mechanical Engineering
46
-
-
46
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
37
-
-
37
Engineering total
83
-
-
83
17.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
33
-
-
33
Biochemistry
27
-
-
27
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
60
-
-
60
12.9
Information Science/Studies
28
1
-
29
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
17
-
2
19
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
45
1
2
48
10.3
Occupational Therapist Assistant
-
26
-
26
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
15
-
-
15
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
15
26
-
41
8.8
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
35
-
-
35
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
35
-
-
35
7.5
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
25
-
-
25
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
25
-
-
25
5.4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
20
-
-
20
Public Relations/Image Management
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
20
-
-
20
4.3
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
17
-
-
17
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Foreign Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
17
-
-
17
3.6
Biological and Physical Sciences
13
-
-
13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
13
-
-
13
2.8
Psychology, General
10
-
-
10
Psychology total
10
-
-
10
2.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
5
-
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
5
-
5
1.1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
4
-
-
4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
4
-
-
4
0.9
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
3
-
-
3
English Language and Literature/Letters total
3
-
-
3
0.6
Acting
2
-
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
2
-
-
2
0.4
International Relations and Affairs
1
-
-
1
Social Sciences total
1
-
-
1
0.2
American/United States Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
-
-
-
-
-

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