Graduates earn 19,492 degrees, certificates from Liberty University


About 19.2 percent of the 19,492 degrees and certificates handed out by Liberty University 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 private not-for-profit institution in Lynchburg conferred 1745 master's degrees and 1606 bachelor's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 1468 master's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 1396 master's degrees in "other" mental and social health services and allied professions and 1291 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management.

The university enrolled 75,044 students for 2017-18, including 45,754 in undergraduate programs and 29,290 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
Business Administration and Management, General
1,291
-
1,493
115
2,899
Accounting
216
53
198
11
478
Business/Commerce, General
22
152
-
-
174
Management Information Systems, General
77
25
20
5
127
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
-
-
59
-
59
Project Management
-
-
-
3
3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1,606
230
1,770
134
3,740
19.2
Elementary Education and Teaching
281
-
242
-
523
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
240
170
410
Special Education and Teaching, General
147
-
244
-
391
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
241
86
36
-
363
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
-
232
-
232
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
67
149
216
Education, General
30
-
80
-
110
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
95
-
95
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
-
-
59
-
59
Education, Other
4
41
-
-
45
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
-
-
37
5
42
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
-
40
-
40
History Teacher Education
-
-
39
-
39
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
-
-
-
37
37
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
21
13
34
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
-
-
-
30
30
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
-
-
6
22
28
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
20
-
-
2
22
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
20
-
20
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
5
-
5
Education total
723
127
1,463
428
2,741
14.1
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
-
-
1,396
36
1,432
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
415
-
-
-
415
Public Health, General
-
-
267
30
297
Nursing Administration
-
-
147
-
147
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy
-
-
126
-
126
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
-
92
-
-
92
Public Health Education and Promotion
79
-
-
-
79
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
22
-
35
-
57
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
-
-
42
42
Nursing Practice
-
-
13
-
13
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
-
10
-
10
Athletic Training/Trainer
10
-
-
-
10
Health Professions and Related Programs total
526
92
1,994
108
2,720
13.9
Psychology, General
1,208
187
-
-
1,395
Counseling Psychology
-
-
640
-
640
Applied Psychology
-
-
3
-
3
Psychology total
1,208
187
643
-
2,038
10.5
Theology/Theological Studies
-
-
1,055
98
1,153
Divinity/Ministry
-
-
459
-
459
Bible/Biblical Studies
17
-
-
127
144
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
28
-
-
52
80
Religious/Sacred Music
21
-
32
4
57
Religious Education
-
-
38
-
38
Youth Ministry
15
-
-
-
15
Lay Ministry
12
-
-
-
12
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
-
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
93
-
1,584
281
1,958
10.1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
1,192
286
86
-
1,564
International/Global Studies
24
-
-
-
24
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
22
-
-
-
22
Biopsychology
3
-
-
-
3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
1,241
286
86
-
1,613
8.3
Religion/Religious Studies
863
122
11
-
996
Christian Studies
26
-
-
-
26
Philosophy
4
-
-
-
4
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
893
122
11
-
1,026
5.3
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
613
96
166
20
895
Forensic Science and Technology
5
-
-
-
5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
618
96
166
20
900
4.6
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
67
-
105
7
179
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
125
-
45
-
170
Outdoor Education
5
-
-
-
5
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
2
-
-
-
2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
199
-
150
7
356
1.8
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
110
54
-
54
218
Law
-
-
44
-
44
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
-
-
39
-
39
International Law and Legal Studies
-
-
8
-
8
Pre-Law Studies
1
-
-
-
1
Legal Professions and Studies total
111
54
91
54
310
1.6
Design and Visual Communications, General
75
-
8
-
83
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
65
-
-
-
65
Music Pedagogy
12
-
18
-
30
Graphic Design
18
-
1
-
19
Music, General
16
-
-
-
16
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
16
-
-
-
16
Music, Other
15
-
-
-
15
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
6
-
4
1
11
Music History, Literature, and Theory
9
-
-
-
9
Voice and Opera
4
-
-
-
4
Keyboard Instruments
3
-
-
-
3
Fine/Studio Arts, General
3
-
-
-
3
Music Theory and Composition
2
-
-
-
2
Music Performance, General
2
-
-
-
2
Brass Instruments
1
-
-
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
247
-
31
1
279
1.4
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
59
-
47
-
106
Communication, General
63
-
13
-
76
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
37
-
15
10
62
Journalism
22
-
-
-
22
Organizational Communication, General
-
-
-
5
5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
181
-
75
15
271
1.4
Public Policy Analysis, General
-
-
124
10
134
Social Work
56
-
-
-
56
Human Services, General
16
-
13
-
29
Public Administration
-
-
1
14
15
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
72
-
138
24
234
1.2
Information Technology
110
-
2
-
112
Computer and Information Sciences, General
36
-
-
2
38
Informatics
12
-
6
-
18
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
4
-
-
-
4
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
-
-
-
4
4
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
-
3
3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
162
-
8
9
179
0.9
History, General
129
-
46
-
175
History total
129
-
46
-
175
0.9
Biomedical Sciences, General
59
-
61
-
120
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
14
-
-
-
14
Wildlife Biology
10
-
-
-
10
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
9
-
-
-
9
Zoology/Animal Biology
9
-
-
-
9
Biochemistry
5
-
-
-
5
Environmental Biology
2
-
-
-
2
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
108
-
61
-
169
0.9
Political Science and Government, General
115
1
1
-
117
International Relations and Affairs
39
-
-
-
39
Social Sciences, General
9
-
-
-
9
Social Sciences total
163
1
1
-
165
0.8
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
163
-
-
-
163
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
-
-
-
-
-
Airline Flight Attendant
-
-
-
-
-
Transportation and Materials Moving total
163
-
-
-
163
0.8
Human Development and Family Studies, General
52
-
-
-
52
Apparel and Textiles, General
33
-
-
-
33
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
14
-
-
-
14
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
99
-
-
-
99
0.5
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare
-
-
95
-
95
Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology
3
-
-
-
3
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
3
-
95
-
98
0.5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
75
-
-
-
75
General Studies
-
1
-
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
75
1
-
-
76
0.4
English Language and Literature, General
44
-
12
-
56
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
-
-
7
-
7
English Language and Literature/Letters total
44
-
19
-
63
0.3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
25
-
-
-
25
Industrial Engineering
16
-
-
-
16
Computer Engineering, General
9
-
-
-
9
Mechanical Engineering
6
-
-
-
6
Computer Software Engineering
-
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
56
-
-
-
56
0.3
American Sign Language (ASL)
14
-
-
-
14
Spanish Language and Literature
6
-
-
-
6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
20
-
-
-
20
0.1
Mathematics, General
17
-
-
-
17
Mathematics and Statistics total
17
-
-
-
17
0.1
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
-
11
-
-
11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
11
-
-
11
0.1
Chemistry, General
8
-
-
-
8
Physical Sciences total
8
-
-
-
8
0
Construction Trades, General
-
7
-
-
7
Construction Trades total
-
7
-
-
7
0

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