Graduates earn 1,002 degrees, certificates from Arkansas State University-Newport


About 29.7 percent of the 1,002 degrees and certificates handed out by Arkansas State University-Newport in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 Newport conferred 258 certificates and 40 associate's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in truck and bus driver/commercial vehicle operator and instructor. Data shows the school gave out 243 certificates in truck and bus driver/commercial vehicle operator and instructor, followed by 120 certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training and 97 certificates in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies.

The university enrolled 2,512 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
120
120
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
55
55
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
50
50
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
40
-
40
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
25
25
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
8
8
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
-
-
-
Medication Aide
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
40
258
298
29.7
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
243
243
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
243
243
24.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
66
97
163
General Studies
39
-
39
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
105
97
202
20.2
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
3
33
36
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
34
34
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
5
4
9
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
3
4
7
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
3
3
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
11
78
89
8.9
Lineworker
-
28
28
Construction Trades, General
-
-
-
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
28
28
2.8
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
28
-
28
Natural Sciences
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
28
-
28
2.8
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
14
14
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
-
13
13
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
-
-
-
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
-
-
-
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
27
27
2.7
Business/Commerce, General
23
-
23
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
1
1
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
1
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
23
2
25
2.5
Welding Technology/Welder
-
24
24
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
-
-
-
Precision Production total
-
24
24
2.4
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
5
17
22
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
5
17
22
2.2
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
10
-
10
Forensic Science and Technology
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
10
-
10
1
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
6
-
6
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
-
-
Education total
6
-
6
0.6
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
-
-
-

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