Graduates earn 3,491 degrees, certificates from Joliet Junior College


About 43.8 percent of the 3,491 degrees and certificates handed out by the Joliet Junior College in 2016-17 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 Joliet conferred 1528 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 General Studies. Data shows the school gave out 874 associate's degrees in General Studies, followed by 654 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and 265 certificates in Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

The college enrolled 15,383 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
General Studies
874
-
874
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
654
-
654
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
1,528
-
1,528
43.8
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
177
177
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
142
-
142
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
119
119
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
15
47
62
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
45
-
45
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
30
30
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
21
-
21
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
18
-
18
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
14
14
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
-
11
11
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
7
-
7
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
6
-
6
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
-
-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
254
398
652
18.7
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
38
265
303
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
19
52
71
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
19
16
35
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
3
9
12
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
79
343
422
12.1
Biomedical Technology/Technician
13
129
142
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
7
15
22
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
2
6
8
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
1
6
7
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
4
-
4
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
1
-
1
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
28
156
184
5.3
Operations Management and Supervision
27
12
39
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
32
32
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
11
13
24
Accounting
9
6
15
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
13
13
Construction Management
12
1
13
Business Administration and Management, General
-
8
8
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
3
2
5
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
-
5
5
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
-
4
4
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
2
1
3
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
3
-
3
Retailing and Retail Operations
-
2
2
Restaurant/Food Services Management
-
2
2
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
67
101
168
4.8
Biological and Physical Sciences
157
-
157
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
157
-
157
4.5
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
-
67
67
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
30
-
30
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
-
5
5
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
-
-
Personal and Culinary Services total
30
72
102
2.9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
27
23
50
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
11
9
20
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
9
-
9
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
4
-
4
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
-
-
-
Word Processing
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
51
32
83
2.4
Corrections
33
-
33
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
18
-
18
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
7
9
16
Criminal Justice/Police Science
5
1
6
Fire Services Administration
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
63
10
73
2.1
Agricultural Economics
14
-
14
Agricultural Production Operations, General
5
8
13
Greenhouse Operations and Management
4
3
7
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
2
1
3
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
2
-
2
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
-
2
2
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
1
-
1
Turf and Turfgrass Management
1
-
1
Plant Nursery Operations and Management
1
-
1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
30
14
44
1.3
Child Care Provider/Assistant
11
13
24
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
11
13
24
0.7
Welding Technology/Welder
11
10
21
Precision Production total
11
10
21
0.6
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
6
1
7
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
1
2
3
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
7
3
10
0.3
Construction Trades, General
-
6
6
Electrician
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
6
6
0.2
Library and Archives Assisting
-
6
6
Library Science total
-
6
6
0.2
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
4
4
Interior Design
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
1
4
5
0.1
Teacher Assistant/Aide
2
-
2
Special Education and Teaching, General
1
-
1
Education total
3
-
3
0.1
Forestry, General
2
-
2
Natural Resources and Conservation total
2
-
2
0.1
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
-
1
1
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
1
1
0
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
-
-
-
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation
-
-
-
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
-
-
-

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