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Here are the 10 most popular majors at IUP!

1. Business Administration and Management

What is Business Administration and Management?

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has fallen 18.4% overall, from 9.81% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 8.00% in 2015. Business Administration and Management hit an all time high in 2010 with 9.81% of total completions and an all time low in 1997 with 2.75% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 6.9% overall in the last five years, from 343.8 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 320.2 completions per 10k in 2015.

2. Criminology

What is Criminology?

A program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Been Relatively Stable Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has hovered around 7.60% overall over the five years prior to 2015. Criminology hit an all time high in 1999 with 9.44% of total completions and an all time low in 1987 with 2.68% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 14.5% overall in the last five years, from 7.6 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 8.7 completions per 10k in 2015.

3. Health and Physical Education/Fitness

What is Health and Physical Education/Fitness?

A general program that focuses on activities and principles that promote physical fitness, achieve and maintain athletic prowess, and accomplish related research and service goals. Includes instruction in human movement studies, motivation studies, rules and practice of specific sports, exercise and fitness principles and techniques, basic athletic injury prevention and treatment, and organizing and leading fitness and sports programs.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Been Relatively Stable Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has hovered around 5.68% overall over the five years prior to 2015. Health and Physical Education/Fitness hit an all time high in 2009 with 5.80% of total completions and an all time low in 1992 with 0.45% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 7.4% overall in the last five years, from 12.1 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 13.0 completions per 10k in 2015

4. Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

What is Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse?

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has risen 8.1% overall, from 3.72% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 4.03% in 2015. Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse hit an all time high in 2008 with 4.78% of total completions and an all time low in 1998 with 1.08% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 19.1% overall in the last five years, from 192.1 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 228.8 completions per 10k in 2015.

5. English Language and Literature

What is English Language and Literature?

A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has risen 14.7% overall, from 3.40% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.94% in 2015. In the past year, however, percent of total completions has dropped 7.1% from 4.24% in 2014 to 3.94% in 2015. English Language and Literature hit an all time high in 2012 with 5.35% of total completions and an all time low in 1986 with 0.61% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 18.5% overall in the last five years, from 58.9 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 48.0 completions per 10k in 2015.

6. Speech Communication and Rhetoric

What is Speech Communication and Rhetoric?

A program that focuses on the scientific, humanistic, and critical study of human communication in a variety of formats, media, and contexts. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of interpersonal, group, organizational, professional, and intercultural communication; speaking and listening; verbal and nonverbal interaction; rhetorical theory and criticism; performance studies; argumentation and persuasion; technologically mediated communication; popular culture; and various contextual applications.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has risen 25.0% overall, from 2.82% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.51% in 2015. In the past year, however, percent of total completions has dropped 16.7% from 4.18% in 2014 to 3.51% in 2015. Speech Communication and Rhetoric hit an all time high in 2002 with 5.03% of total completions and an all time low in 1985 with 0.02% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 0.7% overall in the last five years, from 41.2 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 40.9 completions per 10k in 2015.

7. Psychology at Indiana University

What is Psychology?

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has risen 17.2% overall, from 2.95% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.42% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percentage of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015. Psychology hit an all time high in 2002 with 3.94% of total completions and an all time low in 1988 with 0.72% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 4.6% overall in the last five years, from 125.2 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 131.0 completions per 10k in 2015.

8. Occupational Safety and Health Technology

What is Occupational Safety and Health Technology?

A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in maintaining job-related health and safety standards. Includes instruction in safety engineering principles, inspection and monitoring procedures, testing and sampling procedures, laboratory techniques, applications to specific work environments, and report preparation.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has risen 10.3% overall, from 2.95% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.16% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percentage of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015. Occupational Safety and Health Technology hit an all time high in 2015 with 3.16% of total completions and an all time low in 2000 with 0.79% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 63.2% overall in the last five years, from 1.9 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 3.1 completions per 10k in 2015.

9. Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs

What is Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs?

A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.
 
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined From 2014-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has fallen 6.3% overall, from 3.22% in 2014 to 3.04% in 2015.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 36.4% overall in the last five years, from 1.1 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 1.5 completions per 10k in 2015.

10. Marketing/Marketing Management

What is Marketing/Marketing Management?

A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.
 
Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Been Relatively Stable Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus has hovered around 2.84% overall over the five years prior to 2015. Marketing/Marketing Management hit an all time high in 2007 with 3.75% of total completions and an all time low in 1996 with 1.28% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 12.7% overall in the last five years, from 46.4 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 40.5 completions per 10k in 2015.


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