Graduates earn 563 degrees, certificates from Hood College

About 21.3 percent of the 563 degrees and certificates handed out by the Hood College in 2016-17 were to students in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the lates


About 21.3 percent of the 563 degrees and certificates handed out by the Hood College in 2016-17 were to students in Computer and Information Sciences and 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 Frederick conferred 78 master's degrees and 24 certificates in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management, General. Data shows the school gave out 42 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General, followed by 42 master's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General and 38 master's degrees in Computer Science.

The college enrolled 2,144 students for 2016-17, including 1,174 in undergraduate programs and 970 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Computer Science
18
38
-
56
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
33
-
33
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
17
17
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
-
7
-
7
Information Science/Studies
-
-
7
7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
18
78
24
120
21.3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
33
-
33
Curriculum and Instruction
-
17
9
26
Special Education and Teaching, Other
17
-
-
17
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
9
-
-
9
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
8
-
8
Reading Teacher Education
-
3
-
3
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
-
-
-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
-
-
-
-
Education total
26
61
9
96
17.1
Business Administration and Management, General
42
42
-
84
Accounting
5
-
-
5
Finance, General
-
-
-
-
Organizational Leadership
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
47
42
-
89
15.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
16
-
-
16
Biomedical Sciences, General
-
13
-
13
Environmental Biology
-
12
-
12
Biochemistry
5
-
-
5
Bioinformatics
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
21
25
-
46
8.2
Psychology, General
21
-
-
21
Psychology, Other
-
4
8
12
Psychology total
21
4
8
33
5.9
Communication and Media Studies, Other
19
-
-
19
Public Relations/Image Management
11
-
-
11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
30
-
-
30
5.3
Political Science and Government, General
12
-
-
12
Sociology
9
-
-
9
Economics, General
8
-
-
8
Social Sciences total
29
-
-
29
5.2
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
-
8
4
12
Art/Art Studies, General
10
-
-
10
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
-
-
-
-
Music, General
-
-
-
-
Keyboard Instruments
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
10
8
4
22
3.9
Social Work
17
-
-
17
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
17
-
-
17
3
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
11
-
-
11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
11
-
-
11
1.9
Mathematics, General
11
-
-
11
Mathematics and Statistics total
11
-
-
11
1.9
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
5
-
-
5
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
3
-
3
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
-
2
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
5
3
2
10
1.8
English Language and Literature, General
9
-
-
9
English Language and Literature/Letters total
9
-
-
9
1.6
History, General
8
-
-
8
History total
8
-
-
8
1.4
Gerontology
-
-
3
3
International/Global Studies
3
-
-
3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
1
-
-
1
Computational Science
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
4
-
3
7
1.2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other
-
5
-
5
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
5
-
5
0.9
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
-
5
-
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
5
-
5
0.9
Chemistry, General
5
-
-
5
Physical Sciences total
5
-
-
5
0.9
Legal Studies, General
3
-
-
3
Legal Professions and Studies total
3
-
-
3
0.5
Environmental Studies
3
-
-
3
Natural Resources and Conservation total
3
-
-
3
0.5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
2
-
-
2
Latin American Studies
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
2
-
-
2
0.4
French Language and Literature
2
-
-
2
German Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Spanish Language and Literature
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Philosophy
-
-
-
-
Religion/Religious Studies
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
-
-
-
-
-

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