Graduates earn 2,478 degrees, certificates from William Paterson University of New Jersey


About 20.3 percent of the 2,478 degrees and certificates handed out by William Paterson University of New Jersey 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 public institution in Wayne conferred 409 bachelor's degrees and 95 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 general psychology. Data shows the school gave out 211 bachelor's degrees in general psychology, followed by 207 bachelor's degrees in speech communication and rhetoric and 152 bachelor's degrees in criminal justice/safety studies.

The university enrolled 10,252 students for 2017-18, including 8,838 in undergraduate programs and 1,414 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
Management Science
114
-
-
114
Accounting
110
-
-
110
Business Administration and Management, General
-
95
-
95
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
67
-
-
67
Finance, General
58
-
-
58
International Business/Trade/Commerce
23
-
-
23
Financial Planning and Services
19
-
-
19
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
18
-
-
18
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
409
95
-
504
20.3
Elementary Education and Teaching
37
11
1
49
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
36
-
4
40
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
30
8
38
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
33
1
34
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
18
7
25
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
23
-
23
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
19
-
-
19
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
16
-
16
Reading Teacher Education
-
14
-
14
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
-
13
-
13
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
-
-
4
4
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
4
4
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
-
-
2
2
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
-
-
1
1
Education total
92
158
32
282
11.4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
76
26
-
102
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
59
-
-
59
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
15
32
-
47
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
17
-
-
17
Athletic Training/Trainer
11
-
-
11
Nursing Practice
-
8
-
8
Nursing Education
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
178
66
-
244
9.8
Psychology, General
211
-
-
211
Clinical Psychology
-
16
-
16
Psychology total
211
16
-
227
9.2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
207
-
-
207
Organizational Communication, General
-
13
-
13
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
207
13
-
220
8.9
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
152
-
-
152
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
152
-
-
152
6.1
Sociology
88
7
-
95
Political Science and Government, General
17
4
-
21
Economics, General
18
-
-
18
Anthropology
10
-
-
10
Geography
-
-
-
-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
133
11
-
144
5.8
Music, General
62
11
-
73
Art/Art Studies, General
54
8
-
62
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
-
-
3
Music Performance, General
2
-
-
2
Fine/Studio Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
121
19
-
140
5.7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
75
9
-
84
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
31
-
-
31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
106
9
-
115
4.6
English Language and Literature, General
69
8
-
77
Creative Writing
-
4
-
4
English Language and Literature/Letters total
69
12
-
81
3.3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
65
5
-
70
Biotechnology
6
3
-
9
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
71
8
-
79
3.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
77
-
-
77
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
77
-
-
77
3.1
History, General
42
7
-
49
History total
42
7
-
49
2
Computer and Information Sciences, General
33
-
-
33
Information Technology
13
-
-
13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
46
-
-
46
1.9
Mathematics, General
26
-
-
26
Mathematics and Statistics total
26
-
-
26
1.1
Environmental Studies
25
-
-
25
Natural Resources and Conservation total
25
-
-
25
1
Chemistry, General
20
-
-
20
Geology/Earth Science, General
5
-
-
5
Physical Sciences total
25
-
-
25
1
Women's Studies
5
-
-
5
Asian Studies/Civilization
4
-
-
4
African-American/Black Studies
3
-
-
3
Latin American Studies
2
-
-
2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
14
-
-
14
0.6
Legal Studies, General
14
-
-
14
Legal Professions and Studies total
14
-
-
14
0.6
Spanish Language and Literature
8
-
-
8
French Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
9
-
-
9
0.4
Philosophy
5
-
-
5
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
5
-
-
5
0.2

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