Graduates earn 1,088 degrees, certificates from Heartland Community College


About 39.7 percent of the 1,088 degrees and certificates handed out by the Heartland 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 Normal conferred 432 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 432 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 202 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 119 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences.

The college enrolled 5,282 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
432
-
432
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
432
-
432
39.7
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
202
202
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
-
87
87
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
25
-
25
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
15
-
15
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
15
-
15
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
11
11
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
-
-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
55
300
355
32.6
Biological and Physical Sciences
119
-
119
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
119
-
119
10.9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
13
5
18
Network and System Administration/Administrator
-
10
10
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
3
7
10
Information Technology
6
-
6
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
22
22
44
4
Child Care Provider/Assistant
6
34
40
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
6
34
40
3.7
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
5
11
16
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
2
7
9
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
4
4
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
-
3
3
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
2
2
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
1
-
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
8
27
35
3.2
Welding Technology/Welder
-
18
18
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
9
9
Precision Production total
-
27
27
2.5
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
7
-
7
Corrections
-
5
5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
7
5
12
1.1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
4
-
4
Small Business Administration/Management
-
3
3
Accounting
-
2
2
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
4
5
9
0.8
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
7
7
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
8
8
0.7
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
1
2
3
Electrician
1
-
1
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
2
2
4
0.4
Engineering, General
2
-
2
Engineering total
2
-
2
0.2
Teacher Assistant/Aide
1
-
1
Education total
1
-
1
0.1
Graphic Communications, General
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
-
-
-
Design and Visual Communications, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-

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