Graduates earn 978 degrees, certificates from The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center


About 95.7 percent of the 978 degrees and certificates handed out by The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center 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 public institution in Memphis conferred 564 doctor's degrees and 202 bachelor's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a doctor's degree in pharmacy. Data shows the school gave out 158 doctor's degrees in pharmacy, followed by 156 doctor's degrees in medicine and 99 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse.

The university enrolled 3,199 students for 2017-18, including 341 in undergraduate programs and 2,858 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
Pharmacy
-
158
-
158
Medicine
-
156
-
156
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
99
-
3
102
Dentistry
-
90
-
90
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
87
-
87
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
63
1
-
64
Physical Therapy/Therapist
-
53
-
53
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
35
-
35
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
34
-
34
Audiology/Audiologist
-
32
-
32
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
25
6
-
31
Physician Assistant
-
28
-
28
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
-
14
7
21
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
15
-
-
15
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
-
10
-
10
Dental Clinical Sciences, General
-
9
-
9
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
-
5
-
5
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
-
4
-
4
Nursing Science
-
1
-
1
Clinical Research Coordinator
-
-
1
1
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
-
Behavioral Aspects of Health
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
202
723
11
936
95.7
Pharmacology
-
23
-
23
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
-
12
-
12
Epidemiology
-
5
-
5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
-
40
-
40
4.1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
-
2
-
2
Engineering total
-
2
-
2
0.2

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