Graduates earn 359 degrees, certificates from Northwest University


About 23.4 percent of the 359 degrees and certificates handed out by Northwest University 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 private not-for-profit institution in Kirkland conferred 51 bachelor's degrees and 33 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 registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 44 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 33 master's degrees in general business administration and management and 32 master's degrees in counseling psychology.

The university enrolled 1,250 students for 2017-18, including 950 in undergraduate programs and 300 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
Business Administration and Management, General
31
-
33
-
64
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
10
-
-
-
10
Accounting
6
-
-
-
6
Business/Commerce, General
3
-
-
-
3
Accounting and Finance
1
-
-
-
1
Organizational Leadership
-
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
51
-
33
-
84
23.4
Counseling Psychology
-
-
44
-
44
Psychology, General
20
-
-
-
20
Psychology total
20
-
44
-
64
17.8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
-
32
-
32
Elementary Education and Teaching
8
-
-
-
8
Education, General
-
-
6
-
6
Music Teacher Education
2
-
-
-
2
Social Studies Teacher Education
1
-
-
-
1
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
1
-
-
-
1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
-
-
-
-
-
Physics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
-
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
12
-
38
-
50
13.9
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
44
-
-
-
44
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
-
-
-
-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Health and Wellness, General
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
44
-
-
-
44
12.3
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
14
-
7
-
21
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
14
-
-
-
14
Youth Ministry
2
-
-
-
2
Bible/Biblical Studies
2
-
-
-
2
Religious/Sacred Music
2
-
-
-
2
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
34
-
7
-
41
11.4
Organizational Communication, General
19
-
-
-
19
Communication, General
-
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
19
-
-
-
19
5.3
International/Global Studies
-
-
12
1
13
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
5
-
-
-
5
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
5
-
12
1
18
5
Music, Other
8
-
-
-
8
Music Management
6
-
-
-
6
Music Theory and Composition
1
-
-
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
15
-
-
-
15
4.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
7
-
-
-
7
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
-
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
7
-
-
-
7
1.9
English Language and Literature, General
5
-
-
-
5
English Language and Literature/Letters total
5
-
-
-
5
1.4
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
4
-
-
4
General Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
4
-
-
4
1.1
Environmental Science
3
-
-
-
3
Natural Resources and Conservation total
3
-
-
-
3
0.8
History, General
2
-
-
-
2
History total
2
-
-
-
2
0.6
Political Science and Government, General
2
-
-
-
2
Social Sciences total
2
-
-
-
2
0.6
Mathematics, General
1
-
-
-
1
Mathematics and Statistics total
1
-
-
-
1
0.3
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Information Technology
-
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
-
-
-
-
-
Religion/Religious Studies
-
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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