Graduates earn 1,763 degrees, certificates from Morehead State University


About 16.2 percent of the 1,763 degrees and certificates handed out by Morehead State University in 2017-18 were to students in education 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 Morehead conferred 134 master's degrees and 118 bachelor's degrees in education programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general studies. Data shows the school gave out 153 bachelor's degrees in general studies, followed by 89 bachelor's degrees in social work and 70 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse.

The university enrolled 10,580 students for 2017-18, including 9,661 in undergraduate programs and 919 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Special Education and Teaching, General
53
-
-
-
53
Education, General
-
-
38
-
38
Elementary Education and Teaching
26
-
5
-
31
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
28
-
28
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
20
-
20
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
-
18
18
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
15
-
2
-
17
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
16
-
16
Health Teacher Education
16
-
-
-
16
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
-
-
15
-
15
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
-
9
-
9
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
-
9
-
9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
8
-
-
-
8
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
7
-
7
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
-
-
1
-
1
Business Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
118
-
150
18
286
16.2
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
70
33
-
-
103
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
42
40
-
-
82
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
22
27
-
-
49
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
15
-
-
-
15
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
-
7
-
-
7
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
-
-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
149
107
-
-
256
14.5
Business/Commerce, General
42
-
59
-
101
Accounting
59
-
-
-
59
Business Administration and Management, General
40
-
-
-
40
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
22
-
-
-
22
Management Information Systems, General
12
3
1
-
16
Finance, General
9
-
-
-
9
Business/Managerial Economics
2
-
-
-
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
186
3
60
-
249
14.1
General Studies
153
26
-
-
179
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
153
26
-
-
179
10.2
Engineering Technology, General
61
4
-
-
65
Engineering/Industrial Management
19
-
17
-
36
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
5
-
-
-
5
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
85
4
17
-
106
6
Social Work
89
-
-
-
89
Public Administration
-
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
89
-
-
-
89
5
Biomedical Sciences, General
58
-
-
-
58
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
11
-
3
-
14
Neuroscience
3
-
-
-
3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
72
-
3
-
75
4.2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
44
-
-
-
44
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
16
-
8
-
24
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
3
-
-
-
3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
63
-
8
-
71
4
Music, General
26
-
6
-
32
Fine/Studio Arts, General
23
-
2
-
25
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
7
-
-
-
7
Music Performance, General
-
-
4
-
4
Music, Other
1
-
-
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
57
-
12
-
69
3.9
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
29
-
-
-
29
Communication and Media Studies, Other
26
-
-
-
26
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
-
-
9
-
9
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
55
-
9
-
64
3.6
Sociology
45
-
8
-
53
Political Science and Government, General
8
-
-
-
8
Social Sciences, General
1
-
-
-
1
Social Sciences total
54
-
8
-
62
3.5
Agriculture, General
60
-
-
-
60
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
60
-
-
-
60
3.4
Psychology, General
36
-
-
-
36
Clinical Psychology
-
-
9
-
9
Psychology total
36
-
9
-
45
2.5
English Language and Literature, General
22
-
19
-
41
Creative Writing
3
-
-
-
3
English Language and Literature/Letters total
25
-
19
-
44
2.5
Physics, General
14
-
-
-
14
Chemistry, General
7
-
-
-
7
Geology/Earth Science, General
4
-
-
-
4
Physical Sciences total
25
-
-
-
25
1.4
Computer and Information Sciences, General
22
-
-
-
22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
22
-
-
-
22
1.2
Mathematics, General
19
-
-
-
19
Mathematics and Statistics total
19
-
-
-
19
1.1
Legal Studies, General
17
-
-
-
17
Legal Professions and Studies total
17
-
-
-
17
1
History, General
11
-
-
-
11
History total
11
-
-
-
11
0.6
Spanish Language and Literature
5
-
-
-
5
French Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
5
-
-
-
5
0.3
Philosophy
4
-
-
-
4
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
4
-
-
-
4
0.2
International/Global Studies
3
-
-
-
3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
3
-
-
-
3
0.2
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
-
-
2
-
2
Engineering total
-
-
2
-
2
0.1

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