All Departments: Masters Completion Rates*

College of Humanities and Sciences Number Matriculated % Completed within major % Completed all majors % Still Enrolled**
Biology  79 85% 89% 6%
Chemistry  15 53% 53% 13%
Creative Writing  58 83% 83% 14%
English  96 77% 79% 4%
Forensic Science  134 88% 88% 1%
Health and Movement Sciences  42 76% 79% 0%
History  78 60% 64% 8%
Interdisciplinary Studies  168 72% 73% 8%
Mass Communications  603 81% 95% 0%
Mathematical Sciences  89 70% 71% 1%
Physics and Applied Physics  38 71% 71% 16%
Sociology  53 64% 68% 9%
         
School of Allied Health Professions        
Clinical Laboratory Sciences  44 80% 80% 2%
Gerontology  70 60% 60% 7%
Health Administration  293 83% 84% 9%
Nurse Anesthesia 242 76% 76% 76%
Occupational Therapy 213 79% 79% 19%
Patient Counseling  29 69% 69% 0%
Rehabilitation Counseling 253 70% 70% 7%
         
School of the Arts        
Art Education  46 72% 72% 13%
Art History  35 80% 80% 9%
Design  123 80% 80% 2%
Fine Arts  162 91% 91% 1%
Music 24 58% 58% 21%
Theatre  88 82% 82% 5%
         
School of Business        
Accountancy  183 75% 77% 1%
Business  413 83% 85% 3%
Business Administration  707 79% 80% 7%
Economics  49 61% 69% 12%
Information Systems  211 88% 88% 3%
         
School of Dentistry        
Dentistry  93 94% 94% 2%
         
School of Education        
Adult Learning  45 67% 67% 13%
Counselor Education 252 78% 79% 9%
Curriculum and Instruction  6 100% 100% 0%
Educational Leadership 214 88% 88% 0%
Reading  20 80% 90% 0%
Special Education  133 69% 70% 7%
Sport Leadership  262 88% 90% 1%
Teaching  759 92% 94% 0%
         
School of Engineering        
Biomedical Engineering  51 73% 75% 12%
Computer Science  72 65% 71% 7%
Computer and Information Systems Security  18 56% 56% 22%
Engineering  82 49% 66% 9%
Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering  38 66% 68% 8%
         
L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs        
Criminal Justice  134 87% 89% 1%
Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness  82 74% 76% 4%
Public Administration  221 73% 74% 5%
Urban and Regional Planning  186 71% 72% 5%
         
School of Medicine        
Addiction Studies  124 52% 52% 3%
Anatomy and Neurobiology  23 91% 91% 0%
Biochemistry  34 68% 71% 0%
Biostatistics 19 74% 74% 5%
Genetic Counseling  32 94% 94% 0%
Human Genetics 31 68% 68% 3%
Medical Physics  25 56% 60% 0%
Microbiology and Immunology  57 56% 70% 7%
Pharmacology and Toxicology  24 63% 67% 0%
Physiology and Biophysics  56 86% 86% 2%
Public Health  89 84% 87% 4%
         
School of Nursing        
Nursing  483 78% 79% 11%
         
School of Pharmacy        
Pharmaceutical Sciences  30 73% 73% 0%
         
School of Social Work        
Social Work  1,329 79% 79% 5%
         
VCU Life Sciences        
Bioinformatics  44 66% 68% 7%
Environmental Studies  106 83% 83% 6%
         
Office of Research        
Clinical and Translational Sciences  9 67% 67% 11%
         
da Vinci Center for Innovation        
Product Innovation  18 78% 78% 11%

*Data is from a five year cohort of Fall 2008 through Fall 2013.

**As of Fall 2015, Census 2

% Comlpeted within major: The percent of students who earned a degree in the major they originally enrolled in.

% Completed all majors: The percent of students who earned a degree in their enrolled major as well as outside the major they originally enrolled in.