Graduates earn 410 degrees from Wheelock College


About 28.8 percent of the 410 degrees and certificates handed out by Wheelock 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 Boston conferred 117 master's degrees and 1 bachelor's degrees in education programs.

But the single most popular program was for a master's degree in social work. Data shows the school gave out 62 master's degrees in social work, followed by 46 bachelor's degrees in developmental and child psychology and 43 bachelor's degrees in social work.

The college enrolled 890 students for 2017-18, including 612 in undergraduate programs and 278 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
29
29
Elementary Education and Teaching
1
26
27
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
-
24
24
Education, General
-
23
23
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
10
10
Reading Teacher Education
-
5
5
Education total
1
117
118
28.8
Social Work
43
62
105
Youth Services/Administration
5
-
5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
48
62
110
26.8
Developmental and Child Psychology
46
-
46
Counseling Psychology
29
-
29
Psychology total
75
-
75
18.3
Child Development
-
23
23
Human Development and Family Studies, General
2
-
2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
2
23
25
6.1
Visual and Performing Arts, General
18
-
18
Visual and Performing Arts total
18
-
18
4.4
Mathematics, Other
17
-
17
Mathematics and Statistics total
17
-
17
4.2
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
13
-
13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
13
-
13
3.2
Communication and Media Studies, Other
12
-
12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
12
-
12
2.9
Political Science and Government, Other
10
-
10
Social Sciences total
10
-
10
2.4
Organizational Leadership
-
7
7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
-
7
7
1.7
Physical Sciences, Other
3
-
3
Physical Sciences total
3
-
3
0.7
American/United States Studies/Civilization
2
-
2
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
2
-
2
0.5

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