Graduates earn 1,539 degrees, certificates from Oakton Community College


About 38.9 percent of the 1,539 degrees and certificates handed out by the Oakton Community 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 Plaines conferred 599 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 599 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 130 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 67 certificates in Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.

The college enrolled 9,443 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
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
599
-
599
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
599
-
599
38.9
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
130
130
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
50
-
50
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
45
45
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
30
-
30
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
3
19
22
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
17
-
17
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
-
16
16
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
15
15
Movement and Mind-Body Therapies and Education, Other
-
15
15
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
14
14
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
14
-
14
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
13
-
13
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
12
12
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
-
1
1
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
127
267
394
25.6
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
17
67
84
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
10
10
Operations Management and Supervision
6
2
8
Business Administration and Management, General
-
8
8
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
8
8
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
2
5
7
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
-
3
3
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
-
2
2
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
2
2
Investments and Securities
-
2
2
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
-
2
2
Banking and Financial Support Services
-
-
-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
-
-
-
Management Information Systems, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
25
111
136
8.8
Information Science/Studies
-
30
30
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
7
10
17
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
7
7
14
Network and System Administration/Administrator
-
14
14
Information Technology
8
-
8
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
5
5
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
-
5
5
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification
-
3
3
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
2
2
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
-
1
1
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
22
77
99
6.4
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
9
47
56
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
-
19
19
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
-
6
6
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
-
5
5
Computer Software Technology/Technician
-
4
4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
3
-
3
Nanotechnology
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
12
81
93
6
Criminal Justice/Police Science
31
32
63
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
9
11
20
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
40
43
83
5.4
Child Care Provider/Assistant
6
37
43
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
6
37
43
2.8
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
4
15
19
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
4
15
19
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
8
30
38
2.5
Engineering, General
14
-
14
Engineering total
14
-
14
0.9
Biological and Physical Sciences
13
-
13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
13
-
13
0.8
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
5
4
9
Legal Professions and Studies total
5
4
9
0.6
Building/Property Maintenance
6
2
8
Construction Trades total
6
2
8
0.5
Fine/Studio Arts, General
3
-
3
Graphic Design
1
-
1
Music, General
1
-
1
Commercial Photography
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
-
5
0.3
Social Work
3
1
4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
3
1
4
0.3
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
-
1
1
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
1
1
0.1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
-
-
-
-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
-
-
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-

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