Graduates earn 1,202 degrees, certificates from Rend Lake College


About 26.4 percent of the 1,202 degrees and certificates handed out by the Rend Lake 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 Ina conferred 215 certificates and 102 associate's degrees 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 186 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 148 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 147 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences.

The college enrolled 2,489 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
-
148
148
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
55
-
55
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
17
5
22
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
2
20
22
Medical/Clinical Assistant
6
11
17
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
11
11
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
10
10
Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician
7
-
7
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
6
-
6
Occupational Therapist Assistant
6
-
6
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
5
5
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
2
-
2
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
2
2
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
2
2
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
1
1
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
1
-
1
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
-
-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
-
-
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
102
215
317
26.4
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
186
-
186
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
186
-
186
15.5
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
4
41
45
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
14
30
44
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
37
37
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
-
14
14
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
9
-
9
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
27
122
149
12.4
Biological and Physical Sciences
147
-
147
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
147
-
147
12.2
Agricultural Mechanization, General
20
31
51
Agricultural Production Operations, General
11
13
24
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
22
-
22
Agricultural Business and Management, General
15
-
15
Turf and Turfgrass Management
-
-
-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
68
44
112
9.3
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
-
29
29
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
11
10
21
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
-
11
11
Computer Hardware Technology/Technician
-
10
10
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
6
1
7
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
4
4
Mining Technology/Technician
2
-
2
Surveying Technology/Surveying
1
-
1
Petroleum Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Robotics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
-
-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Biomedical Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
20
65
85
7.1
Welding Technology/Welder
6
47
53
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
1
1
Precision Production total
6
48
54
4.5
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
10
12
22
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
11
11
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
-
4
4
Barbering/Barber
-
3
3
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
-
-
-
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
-
-
-
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist
-
-
-
Personal and Culinary Services total
10
30
40
3.3
Child Care Provider/Assistant
5
30
35
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
5
30
35
2.9
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
24
24
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
24
24
2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
12
12
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
6
-
6
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
-
3
3
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
1
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
6
16
22
1.8
Criminal Justice/Police Science
9
-
9
Corrections
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
9
-
9
0.8
Engineering, General
8
-
8
Engineering total
8
-
8
0.7
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
2
5
7
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
2
5
7
0.6
Graphic Design
2
3
5
Music, General
2
-
2
Fine/Studio Arts, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
4
3
7
0.6
Electrician
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
-
-
-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-

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