Graduates earn 666 degrees, certificates from Sauk Valley Community College


About 33.2 percent of the 666 degrees and certificates handed out by the Sauk 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 Dixon conferred 174 certificates and 47 associate's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. Data shows the school gave out 144 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide, followed by 89 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences and 73 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

The college enrolled 1,892 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
-
144
144
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
32
-
32
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
15
10
25
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
19
19
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
-
1
1
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
-
-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
47
174
221
33.2
Biological and Physical Sciences
89
-
89
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
89
-
89
13.4
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
73
-
73
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
73
-
73
11
Business Administration and Management, General
9
14
23
Office Management and Supervision
-
14
14
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
13
13
Accounting
4
5
9
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
3
3
6
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
2
2
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
1
-
1
Management Information Systems, General
-
-
-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
17
51
68
10.2
Welding Technology/Welder
-
67
67
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
-
-
Precision Production total
-
67
67
10.1
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
-
20
20
Fire Services Administration
-
18
18
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
-
10
10
Fire Protection, Other
-
5
5
Criminal Justice/Police Science
4
-
4
Corrections
-
1
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
4
54
58
8.7
Commercial Photography
-
23
23
Music, General
1
-
1
Fine/Studio Arts, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
1
23
24
3.6
Network and System Administration/Administrator
5
4
9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
6
6
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
4
-
4
Word Processing
-
2
2
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
1
-
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
10
12
22
3.3
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
4
3
7
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
-
6
6
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
2
3
5
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
3
3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
6
15
21
3.1
Child Care Provider/Assistant
5
6
11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
5
6
11
1.6
Engineering, General
5
-
5
Engineering total
5
-
5
0.8
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
3
-
3
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
2
-
2
Solar Energy Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
5
-
5
0.8
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
1
-
1
Legal Professions and Studies total
1
-
1
0.1
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
1
1
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
1
1
0.1
Agricultural Business and Management, General
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
-
-
-
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-

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