Graduates earn 8,980 degrees, certificates from Capella University

About 25.3 percent of the 8,980 degrees and certificates handed out by the Capella University 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 discl


About 25.3 percent of the 8,980 degrees and certificates handed out by the Capella University 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 private for-profit institution in Minneapolis conferred 1244 master's degrees and 712 bachelor's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Data shows the school gave out 558 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 450 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General and 441 master's degrees in Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.

The university enrolled 37,569 students for 2016-17, including 9,393 in undergraduate programs and 28,176 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
558
51
-
609
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
138
317
34
489
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
441
-
441
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
-
123
56
179
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
-
104
9
113
Public Health, Other
-
91
7
98
Public Health, General
-
91
2
93
Medical Informatics
16
34
33
83
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
22
59
81
Nursing Practice
-
47
-
47
Health Services Administration
-
31
-
31
Clinical Nurse Leader
-
6
2
8
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
-
2
-
2
Clinical/Medical Social Work
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
712
1,360
202
2,274
25.3
Psychology, General
294
254
-
548
Applied Behavior Analysis
-
374
103
477
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
-
193
-
193
Counseling Psychology
-
39
149
188
Developmental and Child Psychology
-
128
-
128
Educational Psychology
-
76
-
76
Clinical Psychology
-
59
-
59
Psychology, Other
-
39
-
39
Applied Psychology
-
27
-
27
Forensic Psychology
-
18
-
18
School Psychology
-
7
6
13
Family Psychology
-
4
-
4
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
-
4
-
4
Health/Medical Psychology
-
-
-
-
Psychology total
294
1,222
258
1,774
19.8
Business Administration and Management, General
450
242
59
751
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
121
181
51
353
Project Management
59
100
-
159
Accounting
44
45
3
92
Finance, General
21
37
-
58
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
-
54
-
54
Management Science
4
34
7
45
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
16
27
43
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
10
30
-
40
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
1
25
10
36
Organizational Leadership
-
35
-
35
Business/Commerce, General
-
33
-
33
Information Resources Management
-
29
-
29
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
14
2
16
Organizational Behavior Studies
-
12
-
12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
-
8
-
8
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Labor and Industrial Relations
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
710
895
159
1,764
19.6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
114
133
247
Education, Other
-
186
5
191
Health Occupations Teacher Education
-
169
3
172
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
160
-
160
Curriculum and Instruction
-
96
21
117
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
90
25
115
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
-
94
9
103
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
55
31
86
Reading Teacher Education
-
78
-
78
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
73
-
73
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
69
2
71
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
29
-
29
Education, General
-
17
1
18
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
15
-
15
Administration of Special Education
-
13
-
13
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
4
1
5
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
-
1
-
1
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
-
-
1
1
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
-
-
-
-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
-
-
-
-
Education total
-
1,263
232
1,495
16.6
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
59
101
21
181
Information Technology
83
36
-
119
Information Technology Project Management
26
44
12
82
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
-
81
-
81
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
25
13
3
41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
26
-
-
26
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
-
8
-
8
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
8
-
-
8
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
3
-
-
3
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
2
-
2
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
230
285
36
551
6.1
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
39
127
8
174
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
17
47
-
64
Homeland Security
16
13
10
39
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
-
22
-
22
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
-
12
4
16
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
72
221
22
315
3.5
Human Services, General
-
155
-
155
Public Administration
2
101
-
103
Social Work
-
25
-
25
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
-
22
-
22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
2
303
-
305
3.4
Social Sciences, Other
-
236
-
236
Social Sciences total
-
236
-
236
2.6
Family and Community Services
-
160
26
186
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
160
26
186
2.1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
43
43
Gerontology
-
35
-
35
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
-
-
2
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
35
45
80
0.9
Engineering/Industrial Management
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
-
-
-

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