Graduates earn 1,042 degrees, certificates from Illinois Valley Community College


About 31.9 percent of the 1,042 degrees and certificates handed out by the Illinois Valley 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 Oglesby conferred 272 certificates and 60 associate's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in Biological and Physical Sciences. Data shows the school gave out 199 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences, followed by 186 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 107 certificates in Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.

The college enrolled 3,206 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
-
186
186
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
60
-
60
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
28
28
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
26
26
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
19
19
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
7
7
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
6
6
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
60
272
332
31.9
Biological and Physical Sciences
199
-
199
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
199
-
199
19.1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
8
107
115
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
7
7
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
5
5
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
8
119
127
12.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
89
-
89
General Studies
18
-
18
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
107
-
107
10.3
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
22
22
Business Administration and Management, General
10
-
10
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
5
4
9
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
4
4
8
Accounting
8
-
8
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
5
5
Customer Service Management
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
27
35
62
6
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
60
60
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
60
60
5.8
Welding Technology/Welder
6
21
27
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
-
8
8
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
1
1
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
-
-
-
Precision Production total
6
30
36
3.5
Criminal Justice/Police Science
18
17
35
Forensic Science and Technology
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
18
17
35
3.4
Electrician
11
12
23
Construction Trades total
11
12
23
2.2
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
5
-
5
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
5
5
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
1
3
4
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
1
-
1
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
-
1
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
7
9
16
1.5
Child Care Provider/Assistant
6
7
13
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
6
7
13
1.2
Graphic Design
3
8
11
Visual and Performing Arts total
3
8
11
1.1
Network and System Administration/Administrator
7
-
7
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
3
3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
7
3
10
1
Engineering, General
7
-
7
Engineering total
7
-
7
0.7
Social Work
2
2
4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
2
2
4
0.4
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-

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