Graduates earn 262 degrees, certificates from Wabash Valley College


About 25.2 percent of the 262 degrees and certificates handed out by the Wabash Valley 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 Carmel conferred 65 associate's degrees and 1 certificates 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 51 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 20 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 19 associate's degrees in Agricultural Production Operations, General.

The college enrolled 4,330 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
51
1
52
General Studies
14
-
14
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
65
1
66
25.2
Agricultural Production Operations, General
19
-
19
Agricultural Business Technology
19
-
19
Turf and Turfgrass Management
-
2
2
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
38
2
40
15.3
Industrial Technology/Technician
-
17
17
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
7
1
8
Mining Technology/Technician
1
1
2
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
2
2
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
8
21
29
11.1
Retailing and Retail Operations
15
-
15
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
-
10
10
Organizational Leadership
-
2
2
Real Estate
-
-
-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
-
-
Operations Management and Supervision
-
-
-
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
15
12
27
10.3
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
14
9
23
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
-
-
-
Precision Production total
14
9
23
8.8
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
20
20
Pre-Nursing Studies
-
1
1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
-
-
-
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
-
-
-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
-
-
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
-
-
-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
-
-
-
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
-
-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
21
21
8
Biological and Physical Sciences
18
-
18
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
18
-
18
6.9
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
9
9
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
9
9
3.4
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
8
-
8
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
8
-
8
3
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
7
-
7
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
7
-
7
2.7
Child Care Provider/Assistant
5
-
5
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
5
-
5
1.9
Social Work
5
-
5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
5
-
5
1.9
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
3
-
3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
3
-
3
1.1
Sports Communication
1
-
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
1
-
1
0.4
Construction Trades, General
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
-
-
-
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-
Court Reporting/Court Reporter
-
-
-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
-
-
-

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