Graduates earn 606 degrees, certificates from South Arkansas Community College


About 51.5 percent of the 606 degrees and certificates handed out by South Arkansas Community College 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 Dorado conferred 212 certificates and 100 associate's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in general health services/allied health/health sciences. Data shows the school gave out 106 certificates in general health services/allied health/health sciences, followed by 75 certificates in welding technology/welder and 52 certificates in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies.

The college enrolled 1,481 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
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
106
106
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
46
46
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
42
42
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
40
-
40
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
20
-
20
Occupational Therapist Assistant
15
-
15
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
10
-
10
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
9
9
Surgical Technology/Technologist
8
-
8
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
7
-
7
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
5
5
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
3
3
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
1
1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
100
212
312
51.5
Welding Technology/Welder
-
75
75
Precision Production total
-
75
75
12.4
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
52
52
General Studies
22
-
22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
22
52
74
12.2
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
26
26
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
26
26
4.3
Computer and Information Sciences, General
3
10
13
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
9
9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
3
19
22
3.6
Criminal Justice/Police Science
8
12
20
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
8
12
20
3.3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
7
7
14
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
1
4
5
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
-
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
8
11
19
3.1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
1
12
13
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
6
-
6
Education total
7
12
19
3.1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
17
17
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
-
-
-
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
17
17
2.8
Industrial Technology/Technician
3
11
14
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
3
11
14
2.3
Chemical Technology/Technician
3
3
6
Science Technologies/Technicians total
3
3
6
1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
2
-
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
2
-
2
0.3
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-

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