Graduates earn 4,380 degrees, certificates from Oakland University


About 22.9 percent of the 4,380 degrees and certificates handed out by Oakland University 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 Hills conferred 751 bachelor's degrees and 143 doctor'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 387 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 302 bachelor's degrees in "other" health professions and related clinical sciences and 182 bachelor's degrees in general psychology.

The university enrolled 19,333 students for 2017-18, including 15,901 in undergraduate programs and 3,432 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
387
-
-
387
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
302
-
-
302
Medicine
-
102
-
102
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
36
8
44
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
26
1
27
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
20
-
-
20
Nurse Anesthetist
-
17
-
17
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
17
-
17
Public Health, General
-
16
-
16
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
11
4
-
15
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
14
-
-
14
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
-
12
-
12
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
6
-
-
6
Environmental Health
6
-
-
6
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
-
6
-
6
Nursing Practice
-
5
-
5
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
4
-
-
4
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist
1
-
-
1
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
-
-
-
-
Nursing Education
-
-
-
-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
751
241
9
1,001
22.9
Human Resources Development
135
11
-
146
Accounting
76
43
-
119
Finance, General
113
-
-
113
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
109
-
-
109
Business Administration and Management, General
-
99
-
99
Business/Commerce, General
66
-
-
66
Management Information Systems, General
50
-
2
52
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
39
-
-
39
Operations Management and Supervision
20
-
1
21
Actuarial Science
16
-
-
16
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
12
-
-
12
Project Management
6
-
-
6
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
4
-
-
4
Business/Managerial Economics
4
-
-
4
International Business/Trade/Commerce
-
-
-
-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
650
153
3
806
18.4
Elementary Education and Teaching
138
29
-
167
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
19
55
74
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
45
-
45
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
40
-
40
Reading Teacher Education
-
31
1
32
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
26
2
28
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
15
3
18
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
17
-
17
Music Teacher Education
8
4
-
12
Education, Other
-
7
-
7
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
5
-
5
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
-
-
3
3
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
-
-
3
3
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
-
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
-
-
Education total
146
238
67
451
10.3
Mechanical Engineering
131
57
-
188
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
93
47
-
140
Computer Engineering, General
26
-
-
26
Industrial Engineering
16
9
-
25
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
-
16
-
16
Computer Hardware Engineering
-
15
-
15
Systems Engineering
-
9
-
9
Engineering Chemistry
4
-
-
4
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
3
-
-
3
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
273
153
-
426
9.7
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
163
9
-
172
Biomedical Sciences, General
28
-
3
31
Exercise Physiology
-
22
-
22
Biochemistry
12
-
-
12
Biophysics
-
1
-
1
Anatomy
1
-
-
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
204
32
3
239
5.5
Communication, General
156
5
-
161
Journalism
35
-
-
35
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
191
5
-
196
4.5
Psychology, General
182
12
-
194
Psychology total
182
12
-
194
4.4
Computer and Information Sciences, General
73
16
-
89
Information Technology
62
9
-
71
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
-
28
-
28
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
135
53
-
188
4.3
Social Work
107
-
-
107
Public Administration
7
20
1
28
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
114
20
1
135
3.1
Graphic Design
43
-
-
43
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
17
-
-
17
Musical Theatre
9
-
-
9
Drawing
8
-
-
8
Music, General
8
-
-
8
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
7
-
-
7
Dance, General
6
-
-
6
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
5
-
-
5
Painting
5
-
-
5
Music Performance, General
4
-
-
4
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
4
-
-
4
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
4
-
-
4
Voice and Opera
2
1
-
3
Acting
2
-
-
2
Photography
2
-
-
2
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
2
-
-
2
Music Pedagogy
-
1
-
1
Conducting
-
1
-
1
Keyboard Instruments
-
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts, General
1
-
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
129
4
-
133
3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
110
-
-
110
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
4
4
-
8
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
114
4
-
118
2.7
Sociology
38
-
-
38
Political Science and Government, General
28
-
-
28
International Relations and Affairs
19
-
-
19
Economics, General
17
-
-
17
Anthropology
9
-
-
9
Sociology and Anthropology
1
-
-
1
Social Sciences total
112
-
-
112
2.6
English Language and Literature, General
59
8
-
67
Creative Writing
21
-
1
22
Writing, General
8
-
-
8
English Language and Literature/Letters total
88
8
1
97
2.2
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
32
-
-
32
Homeland Security
21
-
-
21
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
8
-
-
8
Corrections
6
-
-
6
Juvenile Corrections
5
-
-
5
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
3
-
-
3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
75
-
-
75
1.7
Linguistics
6
10
-
16
Spanish Language and Literature
11
-
-
11
Japanese Language and Literature
6
-
-
6
German Language and Literature
6
-
-
6
French Language and Literature
3
-
-
3
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
32
10
-
42
1
History, General
36
1
-
37
History total
36
1
-
37
0.8
Environmental Science
29
-
-
29
Natural Resources and Conservation total
29
-
-
29
0.7
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
27
-
27
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
27
-
27
0.6
Mathematics, General
18
-
-
18
Applied Mathematics, General
-
3
-
3
Statistics, General
-
2
-
2
Mathematics and Statistics total
18
5
-
23
0.5
Chemistry, General
6
10
-
16
Physics, General
3
2
-
5
Environmental Chemistry
-
2
-
2
Physical Sciences total
9
14
-
23
0.5
Legal Studies, General
15
-
-
15
Legal Professions and Studies total
15
-
-
15
0.3
Philosophy
9
-
-
9
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
9
-
-
9
0.2
Women's Studies
2
-
-
2
Chinese Studies
1
-
-
1
Latin American Studies
1
-
-
1
East Asian Studies
-
-
-
-
African Studies
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
4
-
-
4
0.1
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
-
-
-
-

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