Graduates earn 234 degrees, certificates from McDowell Technical Community College


About 35.9 percent of the 234 degrees and certificates handed out by McDowell Technical 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 Marion conferred 84 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 77 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 26 certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training and 18 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse.

The college enrolled 1,043 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
77
-
77
General Studies
6
-
6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
1
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
84
-
84
35.9
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
26
26
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
11
10
21
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
18
-
18
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
2
2
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
29
38
67
28.6
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
5
7
12
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
-
6
6
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
-
2
2
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist
-
-
-
Personal and Culinary Services total
5
15
20
8.6
Business Administration and Management, General
7
-
7
Accounting
4
-
4
Office Management and Supervision
3
1
4
Operations Management and Supervision
2
-
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
16
1
17
7.3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
7
2
9
Elementary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
Education total
7
2
9
3.9
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
4
1
5
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
2
2
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
4
4
8
3.4
Welding Technology/Welder
-
5
5
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
2
1
3
Precision Production total
2
6
8
3.4
Information Technology
4
-
4
Information Science/Studies
1
-
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
5
-
5
2.1
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
4
4
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
4
4
1.7
Commercial and Advertising Art
4
-
4
Visual and Performing Arts total
4
-
4
1.7
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
2
1
3
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
2
1
3
1.3
Electrician
2
-
2
Carpentry/Carpenter
-
1
1
Construction Trades total
2
1
3
1.3
Pre-Engineering
1
-
1
Engineering total
1
-
1
0.4
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
1
-
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
1
-
1
0.4
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
-
-
-
Child Development
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
-
-
-

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