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Graduation Outcomes 2014-2015

  • The 2014-2015 survey was distributed to 2164 alumni who graduated in Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015.
  • The overall response rate for the university was 31% (an 11.1% increase from last year).
  • The emailed survey received 351 responses; the phone survey gathered 361 additional responses.
  • 88% of Bachelor's degree students are employed or in graduate studies; 87% of Associate degree students are employed or continuing their education.
Bachelor's Degree Student Data
StatusCollege of Arts & LettersMike Cottrell College of BusinessCollege of EducationCollege of Health Sciences & ProfessionsCollege of Science and MathUniversity CollegeIESATotal
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 53% 77% 83% 88% 42% 50% 50% 65%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 9% 5% 8% 6% 9% 0% 50% 8%
Participating in volunteer or service program 1% 0% 0% 0% 4% 0% 0% 1%
Serving in the U.S. Military 7% 4% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 4%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 16% 3% 9% 2% 20% 33% 0% 11%
None of the above 14% 11% 0% 20% 24% 17% 0% 12%
Associate Degree Student Data
StatusCollege of Arts & LettersMike Cottrell College of BusinessCollege of EducationCollege of Health Sciences & ProfessionsCollege of Science and MathUniversity CollegeIESATotal
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 13% 37% 33% 57% 7% 24% 75% 35%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 20% 2% 11% 7% 20% 14% 0% 11%
Participating in volunteer or service program 2% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 46% 49% 41% 26% 67% 38% 25% 40%
None of the above 20% 10% 15% 9% 7% 24% 0% 13%

College Specific Data

College of Arts & Letters

Bachelor's Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 78 53%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 13 9%
Participating in volunteer or service program 2 1%
Serving in the U.S. Military 11 7%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 24 16%
None of the above 20 14%
Associate Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 6 13%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 9 20%
Participating in volunteer or service program 1 2%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 21 46%
None of the above 9 20%
Positions Held by Graduates
EmployerPosition/Title
Class Certified Leasing and Sales Specialist
Mainline Information Systems Account Executive
Northside Hospital Patient Care Tech
Jackson Healthcare CVO Specialist
US Army
Nathcare Purchasing Assistant
White County Department of Family and Children Services Case Manager with Foster Care System
Coyote Logistics Enterprise Account Scheduler
City of Chattahoochee Assistant to the City Manager
Climate Solutions Web Design
Full Spectrum LLC AV Technician
Prime Retail Services Project Coordinator
University of North Georgia Office Administrator for Department of Sociology and Human Services
Engineering For Kids Teacher
Social Security Agency Social Security Claims Representative
GA Department of Correction Correctional Officer
Victory World Church Technical Director
Centerra SPO III
Forsyth County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheriff I
Department of Public Safety Recruiter
Viatek Consumer Products Videographer
Tyson Foods Broiler Technician
Rainbow Children's Home Community Outreach Coordinator
State Farm Agent
PLS Logistics Account Executive
Rahab's Rope Administration
Madison Produce Marketing
Quicksilver Store Manager
Bed, Bath, and Beyond Gift Wrap Associate
Total Quality Logistics Logistics Account Executive Training
McGarity's Business Products Furniture Installer
Perimeter Church Analyst
Lumpkin County Board of Education Paraprofessional
Tyler Jonathon Incorporation Licensed Home Builder
City of Dahlonega Municipal Court Court Clerk
FAE Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Carol Fabrics Manager
Shorter University Admissions Counselor
University of North Georgia Custodian
David Weekley Homes Superintendent
Legacy Link Program Monitor
Safeco Insurance Inside Auto Claims Adjuster
DHS LECA
Lee Arrendale State Prison Clerk
Dick Blick Art Materials Sales Lead
Northeast Georgia Probation Services Probation Officer
University of North Georgia Financial Aid Counselor
University of North Georgia Financial Aid Counselor
The UGA Wesley Foundation Discipleship Leadership Intern
University of North Georgia Admissions Officer
University of North Georgia Staff Assistant
American Printing House for the Blind Braille Transcriptionist
Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff
University of North Georgia Police Officer
Ashmore Concrete Pumping Parts Manager
Circle of Hope Transitional Housing Coordinator
Southern Parts and Engineering Inside Sales Representative
Smyrna Police Department Police Officer
Perimeter Church Resource Staff/Campus Outreach
Warner Robins Police Department Patrol Officer
Exceptional Dentistry Patient Coordinator
WINGS Legal Advocate
Walt Disney World Stage Tech
Warner Bros. Editorial PA
Valdosta City Schools Eighth Grade Teacher
Georgia Department of Community Supervision Probation Officer 1
University of North Georgia Press Assistant Managing Editor
BB&T Teller
Athens First Bank and Trust Back-up Head Teller
Consolidated Risk Solutions Account Associate
UPS Inter Quality Analyst
Warner Robins Police Department Patrol Officer
City of Suwanee Police Dispatcher
Avita Community Partners Social Service Technician 2

Mike Cottrell College of Business

Bachelor's Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 101 77%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 7 5%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 5 4%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 4 3%
None of the above 15 11%
Associate Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 15 37%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 1 2%
Participating in volunteer or service program 1 2%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 20 49%
None of the above 4 10%
Positions Held by Graduates
EmployerPosition/Title
Client Command Accounting Manager
Chick-Fil-A Corporate Email Domain Conversion
The Dillard House Group Sales Manager
Taco Bell Shift Lead
University of North Georgia Logistics Assistant/Courier
John Foy Paralegal
Hailo Wind Systems USA Inc. Controller
Foam South LLC Sales
The Graphic Cow Outside Sales Rep.
Home Depot Department Manager
Target Human Resources
Scientific Games Software Engineer
Home Star Financial Corp. Mortgage Loan Originator
Meriel Data Specialist
Neff Rental Sales
Milend Inc.
The Inn-Between Deli Owner
YDB Investments LLC Business Development
Nwconv Spring Corporation Sale Engineer
Horrigan and Company CPA Tax Accountant
Siemens Puzzle Engineer
BTD Manufacturing Account Manager
SPS Accounting Specialist
Hailey, Brody, Casey, Wray Dermatology Office Administrative Assistant
Cut Co. Marketing/PR
Atlanta Electrical Distribution Operations
University of Georgia Senior Accountant
Patient Home Monitoring Quality Assurance Analyst
Puget Sound Ship Yard Financial Management
DevelAppMe, LLC Senior Software Architect
Leon Farmer and Co Brand Activation Manager
TPC Sugarloaf Administrative Assistant/Human Resources
Source Support Staff Accountant
Locumtenens.com Payroll and Billing Assistant
Anderson Company Production Supervisor
Aarons Grease Service Sales Representative
CATEbuilder HMI Associate
Charles L Lewis and Associates CPA Staff Accountant
University of Georgia Systems Administrator
Campus Outreach Campus Staff
Performance Good Service Human Resource Manager
Iron Work Financial Executive Sales Agent
University of North Georgia Administrative Tactical Officer and Assistant
Barrett's Towing General Manager
Sir Enterprise Program Leader
GM Analytics Developer
Hitachi Automotive Systems Jr. Technician
Courion Software Engineer I
ThyssenKrupp Elevators Sales Trainee
General Motors Brand Analytics Developer
American Greetings Area Supervisor
Equifax Programmer
IMS GEAR Inc. Logistics Manager
Marriott International Assistant Director of Finance and Accounting
Indigo Energy Media and Advertising Specialist
US Kids Golf Inside Sale and Customer service Representative
Jomco Inc IT
Gwinnett County Public Schools School Clerk
Turtle & Hughes Buyer
Rushton & Company, LLC Audit Associate
Dekalb County Schools Teacher
Randstad Sourceright Reporting Analyst
DaVita Administrative Assistant
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Access Specialist
Gwinnett Newton and Rockdale Health Department Program Associate
Accenture Software Engineering Associate
JCB INC. Leadership Development Associate
The Collegiate Licensing Company Operations Coordinator
Transerve, Inc.
Northeast Georgia Health System Health Information Exchange Analyst
Energetix Marketing Associate
Utiliquest DPS
WebOps Technical Writer
Bennett Thrasher Staff Associate
HG Orthodontics Practice Administrator
Haering Precision USA LP
NGHS Clinical Informatics Analyst
University of North Georgia A/V Technician
The Smith House Sales & Marketing Manager
Fox Sports Client Services Coordinator
Full Media Internet Marketing Analyst
Welltower INC Property Administrator
Emtec, Inc. Project Manager
Corporate T-Mobile, USA Account Executive
Shepherd Digital Project Manager
Milan Eye Center Assistant Operations Manager
apple Inc. Tech Support Advisor
Smokehouse BBQ and Catering Inc. General Manager
Genuine Parts Company Bookkeeper
Market Source Area Coordinator
North Point Ministries Groups Director
Bradley's
Rushton and Company, LLC Audit Associate
Hillcrest Foods Unit Manager
The Andersen Company Production Supervisor
University of Georgia Maintenance Dispatcher
Forest Lane Inc. Manager
North East Distribution and Sales Wine Sales Representative

College of Education

Bachelor's Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 54 83%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 5 8%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 6 9%
None of the above 0 0%
Associate Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 9 33%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 3 11%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 11 41%
None of the above 4 15%
Positions Held by Graduates
EmployerPosition/Title
Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher
Hall County Board of Education Special Education Teacher
American Hole 'n One Client Services
Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher
Forsyth County Schools First Grade Teacher
Demorest Elementary 4th Grade Teacher
Fair Street School Teacher
Benchmark Physical Therapy Technician
Hall County Board of Education 6th Grade Math Teacher
New Holland Elementary School 2nd Grade Teacher
Yargo Elementary School 3rd Grade Teacher
Physiotherapy Associates Athletic Trainer
Gainesville City Schools First Grade Teacher
Gainesville City Schools Georgia Pre-K Teacher
Riverside Elementary Teacher
Bodyplex Building and Maintenance Director, Personal Trainer
Gainesville City Schools Teacher
The Goddard School Lead Teacher
Corporate Sports Unlimited Wellness Associate
New Prospect Elementary School Special Education
Sugar Hill Elementary School 4th Grade Teacher
Taco Mac Server
Madison County Schools Lead Pre-K Teacher
South Hart Elementary Teacher
Clark County School Teacher
Hall County Schools Teacher
Gilmer County Schools Teacher
Sweetwater Middle School Teacher
Winterville Elementary Special Education Teacher
Green County School System Teacher
Walker County Public Schools Teacher
Habersham County Schools Teacher
Academy Sports and Outdoors Team Lead
Forsyth County School System Teacher
Rockdale County Public Schools Science Teacher
Gwinnett County Public School Teacher
Hall County Schools Teacher
Benchmark Physical Therapy Office Coordinator
Forsyth County Schools K-5 Teacher
Bodyplex Building and Maintenance Director/Personal Trainer
Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher
Dawson County Schools Substitute Teacher
Planet Fitness Personal Trainer
Oconee Preschool Academy Substitute
Corporate Sports Unlimited Wellness Associate
Torch Christian Academy Teacher
Gainesville Middle School Teacher
Hall County Public Schools Teacher
Appletree Prep Lead Teacher
Cornelia Elementary School Teacher
Marathon Electrical Contractor Facility Security Officer
Cavendar Creek Vineyards and Winery General Manager/Head Wine Maker
Hall County School District Elementary Teacher
Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher
Fairstreet Elementary School Teacher

College of Health Sciences & Professions

Bachelor's Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 14 88%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 1 6%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 1 6%
None of the above 0 0%
Associate Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 39 57%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 5 7%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 18 26%
None of the above 6 9%
Positions Held by Graduates
EmployerPosition/Title
Gwinnett Medical Center Registered Nurse
Habersham Medical Center Registered Nurse
Northside Hospital Registered Nurse
Northside Hospital Registered Nurse
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Registered Nurse
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Registered Nurse
Wellstar Registered Nurse
Union General Hospital Registered Nurse
Northside Hospital Registered Nurse
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Registered Nurse
SSM Health Registered Nurse
Specialty Clinics Spine Intervention - Surgery Center Sedation Nurse
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Registered Nurse
Northside Hospital Registered Nurse
Piedmont Healthcare Registered Nurse
OB/GYN Registered Nurse
Habersham Medical Center Registered Nurse
Gwinnett Medical Center Staff Registered Nurse
Coliseum Medical Center Staff Registered Nurse
Arbor Terrace at Crabapple Assistant Resident Care Director
Gwinnett Medical Center ICU Registered Nurse
Northside Hospital Registered Nurse
Unknown Registered Nurse
Great Expression
Wellstar Kennestone Registered Nurse
Northeast Medical Center Medical Observer
North Fulton Hospital ER Registered Nurse
Northeast Georgia Hospital Registered Nurse
Northside Forsyth Registered Nurse
Wellstar Staff Nurse
Penet Health Registered Nurse
Piedmont Mountain Side Hospital BSN
District 2 Public Health WIC Clerk
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta College Nurse
Athens Regional Medical Center Unit Secretary/Patient Care Tech
Aruba Beach Sales
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Registered Nurse
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Registered Nurse
Parkridge Medical Center Registered Nurse
Saint Mary’s Hospital IMCU
Northside Hospital Registered Nurse
Northeast Georgia Medical Center Registered Nurse
Gwinnett Medical Center Registered Nurse
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital Registered Nurse
Tampa General Hospital Registered Nurse
Athens Regional Medical Center Registered Nurse

College of Science & Mathematics

Bachelor's Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 23 42%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 5 9%
Participating in volunteer or service program 2 4%
Serving in the U.S. Military 1 2%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 11 20%
None of the above 13 24%
Associate Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 1 7%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 3 209%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 10 67%
None of the above 1 7%
Positions Held by Graduates
EmployerPosition/Title
University of North Georgia Lab Coordinator
Pilgrim’s Pride Flock Supervisor
Walmart Pharmacy Technician
Devnext Software Developer
Cryolife Cardiac Dissector
Lance Animal Hospital Vet Technician
Medtronic, PLC Principle Clinical Specialist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Chemist
USDA APHIS Animal Health Technician
National Institutes of Health Post Baccalaureate Research Fellow
Lumpkin Co. Parks and Rec After-School Program Supervisor
Highway 92 Animal Hospital Veterinary Assistant
Forsyth County Schools Science Teacher
Oakwood Family Physicians Receptionist
Procare Pharmacy CSR
Banks County High School Lead Teacher
Hertz Financial Analyst
Tyson Foods Breeder Technician
Dawson County GIS Analyst
WTI Quality Assurance Lab Technician
United States Postal Service Carrier

University College

Bachelor's Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 3 50%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 0 0%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 2 33%
None of the above 1 17%
Associate Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 5 24%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 3 14%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 8 38%
None of the above 5 24%
Positions Held by Graduates
EmployerPosition/Title
J. Blalock Farms Owner/Operator
Tucker Farms Assistant Manager
EiS Technologies Digital Marketing Manager
Five Guys Server
Wrigley Machine Operator
Chick-fil-A Manager
Author Services Founder

Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental & Spatial Analysis (IESA)

Bachelor's Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 1 50%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 1 50%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 0 0%
None of the above 0 0%
Associate Degree Students Data
StatusNumber of StudentsPercentage of Students
Employed full-time (on average 30 hours or more a week) 3 75%
Employed part-time (on average less than 30 hours per week) 0 0%
Participating in volunteer or service program 0 0%
Serving in the U.S. Military 0 0%
Enrolled in a program of continuing education 1 25%
None of the above 0 0%
Positions Held by Graduates
EmployerPosition/Title
Bartlett & West GIS Technician
Tiger Tails Animal Hospital Kennel Attendant

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