Graduates earn 557 degrees from Mount Mercy University

About 36.6 percent of the 557 degrees and certificates handed out by the Mount Mercy University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, accor


About 36.6 percent of the 557 degrees and certificates handed out by the Mount Mercy University in 2016-17 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 Rapids conferred 153 bachelor's degrees and 51 master's degrees in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Data shows the school gave out 144 bachelor's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 48 bachelor's degrees in Business/Commerce, General and 24 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General.

The university enrolled 1,886 students for 2016-17, including 1,580 in undergraduate programs and 306 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business/Commerce, General
48
-
48
Business Administration and Management, General
24
24
48
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
22
-
22
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
13
7
20
Finance, General
14
-
14
Accounting
13
-
13
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
13
13
Operations Management and Supervision
2
7
9
Management Information Systems, General
5
-
5
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
4
-
4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
4
-
4
International Business/Trade/Commerce
4
-
4
Actuarial Science
-
-
-
Marketing, Other
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
153
51
204
36.6
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
144
-
144
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
-
24
24
Nursing Administration
-
15
15
Public Health Education and Promotion
-
10
10
Nursing Education
-
4
4
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
2
-
2
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
1
-
1
Medical Illustration and Informatics, Other
-
-
-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
-
-
-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
147
53
200
35.9
Elementary Education and Teaching
18
-
18
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
4
4
Social Science Teacher Education
3
-
3
Reading Teacher Education
-
3
3
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
2
-
2
Art Teacher Education
2
-
2
Psychology Teacher Education
1
-
1
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
1
1
Business Teacher Education
1
-
1
Secondary Education and Teaching
1
-
1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
1
-
1
History Teacher Education
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
Speech Teacher Education
-
-
-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
Education total
29
8
37
6.6
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
18
11
29
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
18
11
29
5.2
Social Work
17
-
17
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
17
-
17
3
Psychology, General
16
-
16
Psychology total
16
-
16
2.9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
10
-
10
Biochemistry
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
10
-
10
1.8
Graphic Design
7
-
7
Art/Art Studies, General
2
-
2
Music, General
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
10
-
10
1.8
Computer Science
8
-
8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
8
-
8
1.4
English Language and Literature, General
6
-
6
English Language and Literature/Letters total
6
-
6
1.1
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
3
-
3
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
1
-
1
Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
4
-
4
0.7
Mass Communication/Media Studies
2
-
2
Public Relations/Image Management
1
-
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
-
-
-
Journalism
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
3
-
3
0.5
History, General
3
-
3
History total
3
-
3
0.5
Mathematics, General
3
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics total
3
-
3
0.5
Political Science and Government, General
2
-
2
International Relations and Affairs
1
-
1
Sociology
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
3
-
3
0.5
Religion/Religious Studies
2
-
2
Philosophy
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
2
-
2
0.4
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
1
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
1
-
1
0.2
Forensic Chemistry
1
-
1
Chemistry, General
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
1
-
1
0.2

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