About 46.2 percent of the 606 degrees and certificates handed out by the Union Institute & University in 2017-18 were to students in homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective 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 Cincinnati conferred 280 bachelor's degrees in homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services programs.
But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in criminal justice/law enforcement administration. Data shows the school gave out 236 bachelor's degrees in criminal justice/law enforcement administration, followed by 136 bachelor's degrees in child care and support services management and 44 bachelor's degrees in crisis/emergency/disaster management.
The university enrolled 1,085 students for 2017-18, including 813 in undergraduate programs and 272 in graduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
Child Care and Support Services Management
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Maternal and Child Health
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Public Health Education and Promotion
Health and Wellness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
Special Education and Teaching, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Secondary Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General