Graduates earn 650 degrees, certificates from Danville Area Community College


About 37.2 percent of the 650 degrees and certificates handed out by the Danville Area Community 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 Danville conferred 178 certificates and 64 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 163 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 88 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 47 associate's degrees in General Studies.

The college enrolled 2,666 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
-
88
88
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
33
33
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
31
-
31
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
20
20
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
16
3
19
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
16
16
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
13
-
13
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
-
9
9
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
9
9
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
4
-
4
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
64
178
242
37.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
163
-
163
General Studies
47
-
47
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
210
-
210
32.3
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
8
4
12
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
2
6
8
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
7
7
Office Management and Supervision
-
5
5
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
5
-
5
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
3
-
3
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
2
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
18
24
42
6.5
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
38
38
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
38
38
5.8
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
4
6
10
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
6
3
9
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
3
-
3
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
3
3
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
13
12
25
3.9
Child Care Provider/Assistant
4
12
16
Housing and Human Environments, Other
-
5
5
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
4
17
21
3.2
Criminal Justice/Police Science
6
-
6
Corrections
4
2
6
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
2
2
4
Juvenile Corrections
1
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
13
4
17
2.6
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
7
4
11
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
3
-
3
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
10
4
14
2.1
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
-
13
13
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
13
13
2
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
-
4
4
Agricultural Business and Management, General
3
-
3
Turf and Turfgrass Management
3
-
3
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
-
2
2
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
6
6
12
1.9
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
-
4
4
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
2
-
2
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
2
-
2
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
1
-
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
5
4
9
1.4
Welding Technology/Welder
-
4
4
Precision Production total
-
4
4
0.6
Teacher Assistant/Aide
2
-
2
Education total
2
-
2
0.3
Engineering, General
1
-
1
Engineering total
1
-
1
0.1
Art/Art Studies, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-

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