Graduates earn 1,645 degrees, certificates from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith


About 22.3 percent of the 1,645 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 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 public institution in Smith conferred 262 bachelor's degrees and 89 certificates in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 148 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 139 certificates in welding technology/welder and 103 certificates in computer graphics.

The university enrolled 6,638 students for 2017-18, including 6,620 in undergraduate programs and 18 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
148
3
-
15
166
Organizational Leadership
80
-
-
36
116
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
-
13
-
38
51
Operations Management and Supervision
34
-
-
-
34
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
-
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
262
16
-
89
367
22.3
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
92
92
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
-
14
-
56
70
Mechanics and Repairers, General
-
27
-
-
27
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
4
4
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
-
3
-
-
3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
44
-
152
196
11.9
Computer Graphics
15
37
-
103
155
Computer and Information Sciences, General
36
-
-
3
39
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
51
37
-
106
194
11.8
General Studies
48
96
-
-
144
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
12
-
-
12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
48
108
-
-
156
9.5
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
82
-
-
-
82
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
17
19
-
-
36
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
16
-
-
16
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
11
-
-
-
11
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
-
-
4
4
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
-
2
-
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
110
35
2
4
151
9.2
Welding Technology/Welder
-
-
-
139
139
Precision Production total
-
-
-
139
139
8.4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
14
5
-
37
56
Elementary Education and Teaching
15
-
-
-
15
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
12
12
History Teacher Education
12
-
-
-
12
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
11
-
-
-
11
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
10
-
-
-
10
Music Teacher Education
4
-
-
-
4
Mathematics Teacher Education
3
-
-
-
3
Spanish Language Teacher Education
1
-
-
-
1
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
70
5
-
49
124
7.5
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
53
10
-
-
63
Forensic Science and Technology
-
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
53
10
-
-
63
3.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
53
-
-
-
53
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
53
-
-
-
53
3.2
Psychology, General
36
-
-
-
36
Psychology total
36
-
-
-
36
2.2
Graphic Design
16
-
-
-
16
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
7
-
-
-
7
Art/Art Studies, General
6
-
-
-
6
Music, General
2
-
-
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
31
-
-
-
31
1.9
English Language and Literature, General
15
-
-
-
15
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
8
-
-
-
8
English Language and Literature/Letters total
23
-
-
-
23
1.4
History, General
22
-
-
-
22
History total
22
-
-
-
22
1.3
Chemistry, General
20
-
-
-
20
Geology/Earth Science, General
-
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
20
-
-
-
20
1.2
Communication, General
17
-
-
-
17
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
17
-
-
-
17
1
Pre-Engineering
-
17
-
-
17
Engineering total
-
17
-
-
17
1
Social Work
12
-
-
-
12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
12
-
-
-
12
0.7
Mathematics, General
9
-
-
-
9
Mathematics and Statistics total
9
-
-
-
9
0.6
Spanish Language and Literature
6
-
-
-
6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
6
-
-
-
6
0.4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
4
-
-
-
4
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Robotics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
4
-
-
-
4
0.2
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
-
3
-
-
3
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
3
-
-
3
0.2
Political Science and Government, General
2
-
-
-
2
Social Sciences total
2
-
-
-
2
0.1
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
-
-
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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