Graduates earn 1,294 degrees, certificates from McHenry County College

About 24.4 percent of the 1,294 degrees and certificates handed out by the McHenry County 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 d


About 24.4 percent of the 1,294 degrees and certificates handed out by the McHenry County 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 Lake conferred 269 certificates and 47 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 285 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences, followed by 190 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 135 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

The college enrolled 6,371 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
-
190
190
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
-
57
57
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
26
-
26
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
12
12
Occupational Therapist Assistant
12
-
12
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
5
5
10
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
-
5
5
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
4
-
4
Health Professions and Related Programs total
47
269
316
24.4
Biological and Physical Sciences
285
-
285
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
285
-
285
22
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
135
-
135
General Studies
51
-
51
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
186
-
186
14.4
Business Administration and Management, General
14
31
45
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
21
21
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
10
10
Accounting
6
1
7
Construction Management
7
-
7
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
1
5
6
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
1
4
5
Operations Management and Supervision
2
3
5
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
3
3
International Business/Trade/Commerce
-
-
-
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
31
78
109
8.4
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
2
78
80
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
-
12
12
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
4
4
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
2
94
96
7.4
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
12
39
51
Criminal Justice/Police Science
19
-
19
Fire Services Administration
-
1
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
31
40
71
5.5
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
39
39
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
-
13
13
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
-
7
7
Engineering Technology, General
2
-
2
Robotics Technology/Technician
1
1
2
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
3
60
63
4.9
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
4
21
25
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
9
-
9
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
-
4
4
Personal and Culinary Services total
13
25
38
2.9
Child Care Provider/Assistant
10
21
31
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
10
21
31
2.4
Design and Visual Communications, General
-
10
10
Graphic Design
-
7
7
Commercial Photography
4
-
4
Music, General
1
-
1
Fine/Studio Arts, General
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
6
17
23
1.8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
8
5
13
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
3
3
6
Information Technology
2
-
2
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
-
1
1
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
-
-
-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
13
9
22
1.7
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
5
9
14
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
5
9
14
1.1
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
4
3
7
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
-
2
2
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
-
1
1
Greenhouse Operations and Management
-
1
1
Turf and Turfgrass Management
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
4
7
11
0.8
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
6
2
8
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
-
2
2
Legal Professions and Studies total
6
4
10
0.8
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
5
4
9
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
5
4
9
0.7
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
-
6
6
Construction Trades total
-
6
6
0.5
Engineering, General
4
-
4
Engineering total
4
-
4
0.3

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