Graduates earn 210 degrees, certificates from Bluffton University


About 30.5 percent of the 210 degrees and certificates handed out by Bluffton University 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 private not-for-profit institution in Bluffton conferred 46 bachelor's degrees and 18 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 organizational behavior studies. Data shows the school gave out 18 bachelor's degrees in organizational behavior studies, followed by 18 bachelor's degrees in social work and 16 master's degrees in general business administration and management.

The university enrolled 815 students for 2017-18, including 739 in undergraduate programs and 76 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
13
16
-
29
Organizational Behavior Studies
18
2
-
20
Accounting
14
-
-
14
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
1
-
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
46
18
-
64
30.5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
10
-
-
10
Special Education and Teaching, General
7
-
-
7
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
3
-
-
3
Music Teacher Education
3
-
-
3
Education, General
-
2
-
2
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
-
Education total
23
2
-
25
11.9
Social Work
18
-
-
18
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
18
-
-
18
8.6
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
11
-
-
11
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
6
-
-
6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
17
-
-
17
8.1
Dietetics/Dietitian
-
-
10
10
Public Health, General
2
-
-
2
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
-
-
-
-
Art Therapy/Therapist
-
-
-
-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
2
-
10
12
5.7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
6
-
-
6
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
2
-
-
2
Broadcast Journalism
2
-
-
2
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
1
-
-
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
11
-
-
11
5.2
Psychology, General
10
-
-
10
Psychology total
10
-
-
10
4.8
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
7
-
-
7
Child Development
2
-
-
2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
9
-
-
9
4.3
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
9
-
-
9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
9
-
-
9
4.3
English Language and Literature, General
5
-
-
5
Writing, General
1
-
-
1
English Language and Literature/Letters total
6
-
-
6
2.9
Bible/Biblical Studies
3
-
-
3
Youth Ministry
2
-
-
2
Theology and Religious Vocations total
5
-
-
5
2.4
Music, General
4
-
-
4
Art/Art Studies, General
1
-
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
-
-
-
-
Graphic Design
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
-
-
5
2.4
History, General
4
-
-
4
History total
4
-
-
4
1.9
Mathematics, General
3
-
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics total
3
-
-
3
1.4
Sociology
2
-
-
2
Economics, General
1
-
-
1
Social Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
3
-
-
3
1.4
Information Technology
2
-
-
2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
2
-
-
2
0.9
Spanish Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
2
-
-
2
0.9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
2
-
-
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
2
-
-
2
0.9
Chemistry, General
2
-
-
2
Physics, General
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
2
-
-
2
0.9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
1
-
-
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
1
-
-
1
0.5

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