Graduates earn 908 degrees, certificates from Kankakee Community College

About 19.2 percent of the 908 degrees and certificates handed out by the Kankakee 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


About 19.2 percent of the 908 degrees and certificates handed out by the Kankakee 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 Kankakee conferred 114 associate's degrees and 60 certificates in Health Professions and Related Programs 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 102 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 98 certificates in Criminal Justice/Police Science and 72 certificates in Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician.

The college enrolled 3,078 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
53
-
53
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
18
18
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
16
-
16
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
8
7
15
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
15
-
15
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
14
14
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
13
13
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
11
-
11
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
11
-
11
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
5
5
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
-
3
3
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
-
-
-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
-
-
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
114
60
174
19.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
102
-
102
General Studies
49
-
49
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
151
-
151
16.6
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
13
72
85
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
7
32
39
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
2
6
8
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
1
1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
22
111
133
14.7
Criminal Justice/Police Science
11
98
109
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
11
98
109
12
Business Administration and Management, General
29
24
53
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
6
7
13
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
8
8
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
-
6
6
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
2
2
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
35
47
82
9
Welding Technology/Welder
5
59
64
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
2
2
Precision Production total
5
61
66
7.3
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
2
41
43
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
9
9
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
3
3
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
3
3
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
2
1
3
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
-
1
1
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
4
58
62
6.8
Biological and Physical Sciences
54
-
54
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
54
-
54
6
Computer Graphics
-
18
18
Information Technology
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
18
18
2
Agricultural Production Operations, General
-
4
4
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
-
3
3
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
-
3
3
Agriculture, General
2
-
2
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
-
2
2
Agronomy and Crop Science
-
1
1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
2
13
15
1.6
Child Care Provider/Assistant
9
4
13
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
9
4
13
1.4
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
6
5
11
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
6
5
11
1.2
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
9
1
10
Legal Professions and Studies total
9
1
10
1.1
Engineering, General
5
-
5
Engineering total
5
-
5
0.6
Teacher Assistant/Aide
3
-
3
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
Education total
3
-
3
0.3
Fine/Studio Arts, General
2
-
2
Art/Art Studies, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
2
-
2
0.2
Natural Resources Management and Policy
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
-
-
-

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