Graduates earn 2,090 degrees, certificates from Cape Fear Community College


About 40.3 percent of the 2,090 degrees and certificates handed out by Cape Fear Community College in 2017-18 were to students in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 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 public institution in Wilmington conferred 843 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies. Data shows the school gave out 692 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 151 associate's degrees in general studies, liberal arts and sciences, and other humanities and 105 certificates in criminal justice/police science.

The college enrolled 8,317 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
692
-
692
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
151
-
151
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
843
-
843
40.3
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
69
-
69
Medical Office Management/Administration
28
-
28
Occupational Therapist Assistant
22
-
22
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
21
21
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
18
-
18
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
4
13
17
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
14
14
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
14
-
14
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
13
13
Surgical Technology/Technologist
10
-
10
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
9
-
9
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
7
-
7
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
2
2
4
Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant
2
-
2
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other
-
-
-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
-
-
-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
-
-
-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
185
63
248
11.9
Information Technology
48
96
144
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
48
96
144
6.9
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
105
105
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
13
-
13
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
4
-
4
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
17
105
122
5.8
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
25
25
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
24
24
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
9
11
20
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
14
14
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician
9
-
9
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
-
5
5
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
18
79
97
4.6
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
3
41
44
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
-
32
32
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
9
5
14
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
-
3
3
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
2
-
2
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
-
-
-
Personal and Culinary Services total
14
81
95
4.5
Welding Technology/Welder
-
40
40
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
14
26
40
Precision Production total
14
66
80
3.8
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
8
17
25
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
11
13
24
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
8
2
10
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
5
3
8
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
3
3
6
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
3
-
3
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
3
-
3
Chemical Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
41
38
79
3.8
Business Administration and Management, General
27
21
48
Accounting
7
4
11
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
6
-
6
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
-
5
5
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
2
2
Construction Management
-
-
-
Real Estate
-
-
-
Management Science
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
40
32
72
3.4
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
72
72
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
72
72
3.4
Carpentry/Carpenter
-
30
30
Electrician
8
10
18
Building/Property Maintenance
15
-
15
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
-
4
4
Construction Trades total
23
44
67
3.2
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
10
30
40
Legal Professions and Studies total
10
30
40
1.9
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
18
16
34
Interior Design
4
-
4
Visual and Performing Arts total
22
16
38
1.8
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
36
-
36
Natural Resources and Conservation total
36
-
36
1.7
Language Interpretation and Translation
11
-
11
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
11
-
11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
22
-
22
1.1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
12
5
17
Education total
12
5
17
0.8
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician
8
-
8
Chemical Technology/Technician
3
-
3
Science Technologies/Technicians total
11
-
11
0.5
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
-
7
7
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
7
7
0.3
Pre-Engineering
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
-
-
-
-

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