Graduates earn 606 degrees, certificates from Arkansas State University-Mountain Home


About 37.1 percent of the 606 degrees and certificates handed out by Arkansas State University-Mountain Home 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 Home conferred 201 certificates and 24 associate's degrees in health professions and related 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 105 certificates in nursing assistant/aide and patient care assistant/aide, followed by 53 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and 35 certificates in electrical, electronic and communications engineering technology/technician.

The university enrolled 1,410 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
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
105
105
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
32
32
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
23
23
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
23
-
23
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
17
17
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
1
16
17
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
8
8
Medication Aide
-
-
-
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
-
-
-
Pre-Nursing Studies
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
24
201
225
37.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
53
-
53
General Studies
26
-
26
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
79
-
79
13
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other
30
-
30
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
22
22
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
18
18
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
3
3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
30
43
73
12.1
Business/Commerce, General
21
-
21
Business Administration and Management, General
-
17
17
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
16
-
16
Accounting
-
9
9
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
2
3
5
Office Management and Supervision
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
39
29
68
11.2
Funeral Direction/Service
-
18
18
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
18
-
18
Personal and Culinary Services total
18
18
36
5.9
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
-
35
35
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
35
35
5.8
Welding Technology/Welder
3
30
33
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
-
-
-
Precision Production total
3
30
33
5.5
Information Science/Studies
9
13
22
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
3
3
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
9
16
25
4.1
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
22
-
22
Education total
22
-
22
3.6
Criminal Justice/Police Science
6
-
6
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
2
-
2
Forensic Science and Technology
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
8
-
8
1.3
Environmental Studies
2
-
2
Natural Resources and Conservation total
2
-
2
0.3
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-

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