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Here are 10 of the most popular majors at Miami University!

1. Finance

What is Finance?

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, manage, and analyze the financial and monetary aspects and performance of business enterprises, banking institutions, or other organizations. Includes instruction in principles of accounting, financial instruments, capital planning, funds acquisition, asset and debt management, budgeting, financial analysis, and investments and portfolio management.
 
 
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 Miami University-Oxford has risen 25.0% overall, from 5.23% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 6.47% in 2015. Finance hit an all time high in 2003 with 6.61% of total completions and an all time low in 1996 with 2.22% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 7.1% overall in the last five years, from 47.6 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 44.2 completions per 10k in 2015.

2. 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 Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Miami University-Oxford has risen 24.5% overall, from 4.93% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 6.09% in 2015. Marketing/Marketing Management hit an all time high in 2002 with 9.69% of total completions and an all time low in 1995 with 3.00% 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.

3. Accounting

What is Accounting?

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.
 
 
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 Miami University-Oxford has fallen 14.8% overall, from 6.08% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 5.21% in 2015. In the last year, however, percent of total completions has risen 6.1% from 4.90% in 2014 to 5.21% in 2015. Accounting hit an all time high in 2011 with 6.81% of total completions and an all time low in 2000 with 1.69% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 3.4% overall in the last five years, from 85.0 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 82.1 completions per 10k in 2015.

4. Zoology/Animal Biology

What is Zoology/Animal Biology?

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the biology of animal species and phyla, with reference to their molecular and cellular systems, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Includes instruction in molecular and cell biology, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, ecology and behavior, evolutionary biology, and applications to specific species and phyla.
 
 
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 Miami University-Oxford has hovered around 4.78% overall over the five years prior to 2015. Zoology/Animal Biology hit an all time high in 2014 with 5.29% of total completions and an all time low in 1988 with 1.49% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 13.6% overall in the last five years, from 2.2 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 1.9 completions per 10k in 2015.

5. Psychology

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 Been Relatively Stable Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at Miami University-Oxford has hovered around 4.66% overall over the five years prior to 2015. Psychology hit an all time high in 2005 with 5.55% of total completions and an all time low in 1987 with 1.37% 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.

6. Kinesiology and Exercise Science

What is Kinesiology and Exercise Science?

A scientific program that focuses on the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and biophysics of human movement, and applications to exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation. Includes instruction in biomechanics, motor behavior, motor development and coordination, motor neurophysiology, performance research, rehabilitative therapies, the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative methods and equipment, and related analytical methods and procedures in applied exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation.
 
 
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 Miami University-Oxford has risen 56.0% overall, from 2.45% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.95% in 2015. Kinesiology and Exercise Science hit an all time high in 2015 with 3.95% of total completions and an all time low in 1992 with 0.28% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 69.9% overall in the last five years, from 15.3 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 26.0 completions per 10k in 2015.

7. Public Relations/Image Management

What is Public Relations/Image Management?

A program that focuses on the theories and methods for managing the media image of a business, organization, or individual and the communication process with stakeholders, constituencies, audiences, and the general public; and that prepares individuals to function as public relations assistants, technicians, and managers. Includes instruction in public relations theory; related principles of advertising, marketing, and journalism; message/image design; image management; special event management; media relations; community relations; public affairs; and internal communications.
 
 
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 Miami University-Oxford has risen 121.4% overall, from 1.40% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.14% in 2015. Public Relations/Image Management hit an all time high in 2015 with 3.14% of total completions and an all time low in 2005 with 0.04% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 5.4% overall in the last five years, from 5.6 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 5.9 completions per 10k in 2015.

8. Political Science and Government

What is Political Science and Government?

A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.
 
 
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 Miami University-Oxford has fallen 26.3% overall, from 3.81% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.79% in 2015. In the last year, however, percent of total completions has risen 12.0% from 2.52% in 2014 to 2.79% in 2015. Political Science and Government hit an all time high in 2007 with 5.01% of total completions and an all time low in 1997 with 1.36% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 18.1% overall in the last five years, from 51.5 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 42.2 completions per 10k in 2015.

9. Early Childhood Education and Teaching

What is Early Childhood Education and Teaching?

A program that prepares individuals to teach students ranging in age from infancy through eight years (grade three), depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all relevant subject matter.
 
 
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 Miami University-Oxford has risen 12.5% overall, from 2.37% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.71% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percentage of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015. Early Childhood Education and Teaching hit an all time high in 2015 with 2.71% of total completions and an all time low in 2008 with 1.78% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools exhibits an overall upward linear trend, growing at a rate of about 2.7 completions per 10k total graduates every year.

10. Operations Management and Supervision

What is Operations Management and Supervision?

A program that prepares individuals to manage and direct the physical and/or technical functions of a firm or organization, particularly those relating to development, production, and manufacturing. Includes instruction in principles of general management, manufacturing and production systems, plant management, equipment maintenance management, production control, industrial labor relations and skilled trades supervision, strategic manufacturing policy, systems analysis, productivity analysis and cost control, and materials planning.
 
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 Miami University-Oxford has risen 257.1% overall, from 0.73% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.50% in 2015. Operations Management and Supervision hit an all time high in 2015 with 2.50% of total completions and an all time low in 1992 with 0.09% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 8.6% overall in the last five years, from 5.8 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 5.3 completions per 10k in 2015.


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