Graduates earn 960 degrees, certificates from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


About 94.5 percent of the 960 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 Rock conferred 324 doctor's degrees and 262 bachelor's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in medicine. Data shows the school gave out 159 doctor's degrees in medicine, followed by 138 master's degrees in nursing science and 132 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse.

The university enrolled 2,836 students for 2017-18, including 646 in undergraduate programs and 2,190 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
Medicine
-
-
159
-
159
Nursing Science
-
-
143
-
143
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
132
-
-
-
132
Pharmacy
-
-
111
-
111
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
33
25
-
-
58
Public Health, General
-
-
31
4
35
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
32
-
-
-
32
Physician Assistant
-
-
32
-
32
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
-
20
6
26
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
25
-
-
-
25
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
-
22
-
22
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
16
-
-
16
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
-
13
-
13
Dietetics/Dietitian
-
-
-
13
13
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
12
-
-
12
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
12
-
-
-
12
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
12
-
-
-
12
Nursing Practice
-
-
11
-
11
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
1
3
-
6
10
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
9
-
-
-
9
Audiology/Audiologist
-
-
8
-
8
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
-
-
5
-
5
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
4
-
-
-
4
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
-
-
3
-
3
Public Health, Other
-
-
2
-
2
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
2
-
-
-
2
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
262
56
560
29
907
94.5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
-
-
-
9
9
Human/Medical Genetics
-
-
6
-
6
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
-
-
4
-
4
Biochemistry
-
-
4
-
4
Anatomy
-
-
2
-
2
Cell Physiology
-
-
1
-
1
Pharmacology
-
-
1
-
1
Toxicology
-
-
-
-
-
Bioinformatics
-
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
-
-
18
9
27
2.8
Biological and Physical Sciences
-
-
13
7
20
Nutrition Sciences
-
-
6
-
6
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
19
7
26
2.7
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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