About 78.7 percent of the 141 degrees and certificates handed out by Herzing University-Akron 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 private not-for-profit institution in Akron conferred 85 associate's degrees and 20 certificates in health professions and related programs.
But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 48 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 12 associate's degrees in medical insurance coding specialist/coder and 9 associate's degrees in medical/clinical assistant.
The university enrolled 494 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Office Management/Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Business Administration and Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
Visual and Performing Arts total
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
Legal Professions and Studies total