Graduates earn 837 degrees, certificates from McDaniel College


About 57 percent of the 837 degrees and certificates handed out by McDaniel College in 2017-18 were to students in education 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 Westminster conferred 266 master's degrees and 211 certificates in education programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in general educational leadership and administration. Data shows the school gave out 152 certificates in general educational leadership and administration, followed by 97 master's degrees in curriculum and instruction and 49 master's degrees in "other" student counseling and personnel services.

The college enrolled 2,819 students for 2017-18, including 1,590 in undergraduate programs and 1,229 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
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
13
152
165
Curriculum and Instruction
-
97
-
97
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
-
49
-
49
Multicultural Education
-
-
36
36
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
28
-
28
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
-
-
18
18
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
15
-
15
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
-
15
-
15
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
12
-
12
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
-
9
-
9
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
9
-
9
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
9
-
9
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
6
-
6
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
5
5
Reading Teacher Education
-
4
-
4
Education total
-
266
211
477
57
Sociology
34
-
-
34
Political Science and Government, Other
16
-
-
16
Economics, General
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
50
-
-
50
6
Business Administration and Management, General
19
-
-
19
Accounting and Related Services, Other
17
-
-
17
Human Resources Development
-
4
-
4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
36
4
-
40
4.8
Psychology, General
33
-
-
33
Psychology total
33
-
-
33
3.9
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
31
-
-
31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
31
-
-
31
3.7
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
8
-
-
8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
8
-
-
8
Art/Art Studies, General
6
-
-
6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
4
-
-
4
Music, General
4
-
-
4
Visual and Performing Arts total
30
-
-
30
3.6
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
22
-
-
22
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
22
-
-
22
2.6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
21
-
-
21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
21
-
-
21
2.5
English Language and Literature, General
17
-
-
17
Creative Writing
-
-
4
4
English Language and Literature/Letters total
17
-
4
21
2.5
Social Work
14
-
-
14
Human Services, General
-
6
-
6
Public Administration
-
1
-
1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
14
7
-
21
2.5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
10
-
-
10
Gerontology
-
7
-
7
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
10
7
-
17
2
Environmental Studies
17
-
-
17
Natural Resources and Conservation total
17
-
-
17
2
History, General
15
-
-
15
History total
15
-
-
15
1.8
Physics, General
7
-
-
7
Chemistry, General
6
-
-
6
Physical Sciences total
13
-
-
13
1.6
Spanish Language and Literature
5
-
-
5
French Language and Literature
4
-
-
4
German Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
10
-
-
10
1.2
Mathematics, General
7
-
-
7
Mathematics and Statistics total
7
-
-
7
0.8
Computer and Information Sciences, General
5
-
-
5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
5
-
-
5
0.6
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
3
-
-
3
Asian Studies/Civilization
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
3
-
-
3
0.4
Philosophy
3
-
-
3
Religion/Religious Studies
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
3
-
-
3
0.4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
1
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
1
-
1
0.1

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