Graduates earn 244 degrees, certificates from Sampson Community College


About 30.7 percent of the 244 degrees and certificates handed out by Sampson Community College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 Clinton conferred 50 associate's degrees and 25 certificates in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 40 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 24 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and 15 certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training.

The college enrolled 1,443 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
40
-
40
Medical Office Management/Administration
10
10
20
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
15
15
Health Professions and Related Programs total
50
25
75
30.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
24
-
24
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
11
-
11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
35
-
35
14.3
Business Administration and Management, General
9
1
10
Office Management and Supervision
5
3
8
Accounting
6
1
7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
20
5
25
10.2
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
11
10
21
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
11
10
21
8.6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
7
10
17
Elementary Education and Teaching
2
-
2
Education total
9
10
19
7.8
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
11
-
11
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
5
5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
11
5
16
6.6
Welding Technology/Welder
1
14
15
Precision Production total
1
14
15
6.2
Information Technology
10
2
12
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
1
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
10
3
13
5.3
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
7
2
9
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
-
1
1
Personal and Culinary Services total
7
3
10
4.1
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
7
-
7
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
7
-
7
2.9
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
4
-
4
Construction Trades total
4
-
4
1.6
Language Interpretation and Translation
1
3
4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
1
3
4
1.6

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