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Majors and Degrees

Degrees awarded at Marshall University in 2014-15
Associate's 111
Bachelor's 1,604
Master's 770
Doctoral 133
Total 2,618

Areas of Study with the largest number of bachelor's degrees awarded in 2014-15
General Studies. 11%
Business Administration and Management, General. 8%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. 7%
Psychology, General. 6%
Secondary Education and Teaching. 5%

Bachelor’s Degree Recipients’ First-destination Survey Results

Graduates of Marshall University follow many paths in their first year after receiving their degree. We asked about their first destination after graduation using the following question:

When I graduate from Marshall University, I plan to (check all that apply):

Attend graduate school

Complete additional undergraduate coursework

Continue to work at the same job I have at present

Enter the military

Work for a private sector company or corporation in a job related to my college major

Work for a local, state, or federal agency in a job related to my college major

Work for a volunteer or service organization, e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, City Year, etc.

Work for a non-profit organization, e.g. hospital, university, public school, etc. in a job related to my college major

Begin my own business

Start or raise a family

Take time off (to travel, etc.)

Undecided or no plans

Other

Work for a private sector company or corporation in a job NOT related to my college major

Work for a local, state, or federal agency in a job NOT related to my college major

Work for a non-profit organization, e.g. hospital, university, public school, etc. in a job NOT related to my college major


Graduates were asked to select multiple activities that best matched their plans after graduation. Some graduates may pursue multiple options at the same time, which is important to keep in mind when reviewing these results. 33% responded and their answers are shown in the chart below