Graduates earn 541 degrees, certificates from Spoon River College

About 38.1 percent of the 541 degrees and certificates handed out by the Spoon River College in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclo


About 38.1 percent of the 541 degrees and certificates handed out by the Spoon River College in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs 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 Canton conferred 172 certificates and 34 associate's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs 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 117 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 80 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 45 certificates in Welding Technology/Welder.

The college enrolled 1,560 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
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
80
80
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
24
-
24
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
20
20
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
16
16
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
14
14
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
13
13
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
-
13
13
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
11
11
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
10
-
10
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
5
5
Health Professions and Related Programs total
34
172
206
38.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
117
-
117
General Studies
23
-
23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
140
-
140
25.9
Computer Support Specialist
-
19
19
Information Technology
7
6
13
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
10
10
Network and System Administration/Administrator
-
9
9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
8
8
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
1
-
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
8
52
60
11.1
Welding Technology/Welder
-
45
45
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
2
2
Precision Production total
-
47
47
8.7
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
18
7
25
Agricultural Production Operations, General
-
5
5
Agricultural Business and Management, General
5
-
5
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
-
4
4
Ornamental Horticulture
-
3
3
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
23
19
42
7.8
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
36
36
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
36
36
6.7
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
5
5
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
5
5
0.9
Small Business Administration/Management
-
2
2
Accounting
-
1
1
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
-
3
3
0.6
Biological and Physical Sciences
2
-
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
2
-
2
0.4
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
-
-
-
Graphic Design
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-

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