Graduates earn 1,038 degrees, certificates from Oregon Health & Science University

About 90 percent of the 1,038 degrees and certificates handed out by the Oregon Health & Science University in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to th


About 90 percent of the 1,038 degrees and certificates handed out by the Oregon Health & Science 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 public institution in Portland conferred 381 bachelor's degrees and 248 master'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 373 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 138 doctor's degrees in Medicine and 70 doctor's degrees in Dentistry.

The university enrolled 2,899 students for 2016-17, including 777 in undergraduate programs and 2,122 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
373
4
-
377
Medicine
-
138
-
138
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
55
24
79
Dentistry
-
70
-
70
Physician Assistant
-
42
-
42
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
20
17
37
Public Health, General
-
30
1
31
Nursing Practice
-
28
-
28
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
15
-
15
Dietetics/Dietitian
-
2
11
13
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
-
12
-
12
Health Services Administration
-
9
2
11
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
-
11
-
11
Nurse Anesthetist
-
11
-
11
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
8
-
-
8
Orthodontics/Orthodontology
-
4
4
8
Nursing Education
-
7
-
7
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
-
7
-
7
Critical Care Nursing
-
7
-
7
Periodontics/Periodontology
-
3
3
6
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
-
6
-
6
Environmental Health
-
4
-
4
Endodontics/Endodontology
-
-
3
3
Health/Medical Physics
-
3
-
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
381
488
65
934
90
Bioinformatics
-
27
21
48
Neuroscience
-
17
-
17
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
-
9
-
9
Oncology and Cancer Biology
-
7
-
7
Biostatistics
-
5
-
5
Microbiology, General
-
4
-
4
Pharmacology
-
2
-
2
Molecular Genetics
-
1
-
1
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
-
1
-
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
-
73
21
94
9.1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
-
5
-
5
Computer Engineering, General
-
3
-
3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
-
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
8
-
8
0.8
Environmental Science
-
2
-
2
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
2
-
2
0.2

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