Graduates earn 47 degrees, certificates from Mount Angel Seminary

About 76.6 percent of the 47 degrees and certificates handed out by the Mount Angel Seminary in 2016-17 were to students in Theology and Religious Vocations programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure fr


About 76.6 percent of the 47 degrees and certificates handed out by the Mount Angel Seminary in 2016-17 were to students in Theology and Religious Vocations 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 Benedict conferred 29 master's degrees and 7 certificates in Theology and Religious Vocations programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in Divinity/Ministry. Data shows the school gave out 19 master's degrees in Divinity/Ministry, followed by 10 master's degrees in Theology/Theological Studies and 9 bachelor's degrees in Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other.

The seminary enrolled 190 students for 2016-17, including 59 in undergraduate programs and 131 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
Divinity/Ministry
-
19
-
19
Theology/Theological Studies
-
10
-
10
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
-
-
7
7
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
29
7
36
76.6
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
9
-
-
9
Philosophy
-
2
-
2
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
9
2
-
11
23.4

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