Graduates earn 992 degrees, certificates from Kaskaskia College


About 36 percent of the 992 degrees and certificates handed out by the Kaskaskia 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 Centralia conferred 232 certificates and 125 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 170 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide, followed by 164 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and 51 associate's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

The college enrolled 3,665 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
-
170
170
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
51
-
51
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
28
-
28
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
25
25
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
19
-
19
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
19
-
19
Dental Assisting/Assistant
1
9
10
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
2
7
9
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
8
8
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
4
4
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
-
3
3
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
-
3
3
Occupational Therapist Assistant
2
-
2
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
2
2
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
2
-
2
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
1
-
1
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
1
1
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
-
-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Athletic Training/Trainer
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
125
232
357
36
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
164
-
164
General Studies
38
-
38
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
202
-
202
20.4
Agriculture, General
33
20
53
Agricultural Business and Management, General
-
26
26
Animal Sciences, General
7
7
14
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
1
1
2
Greenhouse Operations and Management
-
1
1
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
-
1
1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
41
56
97
9.8
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
4
32
36
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
5
16
21
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
3
2
5
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
12
50
62
6.2
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
19
21
40
Security and Loss Prevention Services
-
4
4
Juvenile Corrections
1
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
20
25
45
4.5
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
1
25
26
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
5
5
10
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
-
3
3
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
2
-
2
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
-
2
2
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
-
-
-
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist
-
-
-
Personal and Culinary Services total
8
35
43
4.3
Biological and Physical Sciences
36
-
36
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
36
-
36
3.6
Accounting
4
5
9
Business/Commerce, General
6
-
6
Accounting and Business/Management
-
6
6
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
4
-
4
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
1
1
2
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
1
1
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
1
1
Office Management and Supervision
-
-
-
Retailing and Retail Operations
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
15
14
29
2.9
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
3
9
12
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
-
7
7
Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD
-
5
5
Surveying Technology/Surveying
-
2
2
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
2
2
Robotics Technology/Technician
1
-
1
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
4
25
29
2.9
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
21
21
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
21
21
2.1
Welding Technology/Welder
3
16
19
Precision Production total
3
16
19
1.9
Network and System Administration/Administrator
8
5
13
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
5
5
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
8
10
18
1.8
Child Care Provider/Assistant
17
-
17
Housing and Human Environments, Other
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
17
-
17
1.7
Engineering, General
10
-
10
Engineering total
10
-
10
1
Carpentry/Carpenter
1
3
4
Construction Trades, General
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
1
3
4
0.4
Teacher Assistant/Aide
1
-
1
Education total
1
-
1
0.1
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
-
1
1
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
1
1
0.1
Library and Archives Assisting
-
1
1
Library Science total
-
1
1
0.1
Music, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-

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