Graduates earn 551 degrees, certificates from Cumberland University


About 26.3 percent of the 551 degrees and certificates handed out by Cumberland University 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 Lebanon conferred 137 bachelor's degrees and 8 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 130 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 57 associate's degrees in general studies, liberal arts and sciences, and other humanities and 48 master's degrees in "other" business administration, management and operations.

The university enrolled 2,314 students for 2017-18, including 1,971 in undergraduate programs and 343 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
130
-
-
-
130
Nursing Education
-
-
8
-
8
Athletic Training/Trainer
7
-
-
-
7
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
137
-
8
-
145
26.3
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
-
48
-
48
Business Administration and Management, General
23
-
-
-
23
Business/Commerce, General
-
20
-
-
20
Accounting
11
-
-
-
11
Management Science
7
-
-
-
7
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
6
-
-
-
6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
47
20
48
-
115
20.9
Education, General
6
-
23
-
29
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
-
14
-
14
Special Education and Teaching, General
6
-
2
-
8
Elementary Education and Teaching
7
-
-
-
7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
5
-
5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
-
1
-
1
Art Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
History Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Geography Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
19
-
45
-
64
11.6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
57
-
-
57
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
6
-
-
6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
63
-
-
63
11.4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
22
-
16
-
38
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
-
-
-
-
-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
22
-
16
-
38
6.9
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
-
16
-
-
16
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
7
-
-
-
7
Biochemistry
3
-
-
-
3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
10
16
-
-
26
4.7
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
17
7
-
-
24
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
17
7
-
-
24
4.4
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
-
-
-
21
21
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
-
21
21
3.8
Public Administration
-
-
19
-
19
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
19
-
19
3.5
Psychology, General
14
-
-
-
14
Psychology total
14
-
-
-
14
2.5
Fine/Studio Arts, General
8
-
-
-
8
Music Performance, General
2
-
-
-
2
Music, General
-
1
-
-
1
Design and Applied Arts, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
-
-
-
-
-
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
-
-
-
-
-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
-
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
-
-
Art/Art Studies, General
-
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
10
1
-
-
11
2
Social Sciences, General
5
-
-
-
5
Social Sciences total
5
-
-
-
5
0.9
English Language and Literature, General
3
-
-
-
3
English Language and Literature/Letters total
3
-
-
-
3
0.5
Mathematics, General
3
-
-
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics total
3
-
-
-
3
0.5
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
-
-
History, General
-
-
-
-
-
History total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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