Enrollment in JCERT-Supported Programs at KU Edwards Campus Continues to Grow

February 1, 2022

line graph showing increase of 60.02%

The bachelor's in health science degree is one program that continually sees rising enrollment at the KU Edwards Campus.

Enrollment in undergraduate and graduate programs supported by the Johnson County Education Research Triangle (JCERT) at the KU Edwards Campus continues to increase, demonstrating that the initiative is meeting educational demands in the Kansas City area.  Specifically, in year-over-year credit hours, the bachelor’s in health sciences increased by 60.2% and both the bachelor’s in information technology and the master’s in civil engineering grew more than 30%.

“JCERT’s ongoing support allows us to launch and build important programs that produce top-tier talent for today’s workforce,” said Stuart Day, dean of the KU Edwards Campus and School of Professional Studies (SPS). “From project management and engineering management, to IT and health sciences, we are training professionals to meet the growing needs of the business community.”

Year-over-year SPS numbers are also rising. Enrollment increased by 32%, student credit hours were up by 41.7% and undergraduate enrollment in SPS programs grew by 68.6%.

You can learn more about the KU Edwards Campus and SPS programs at https://edwardscampus.ku.edu/.