Graduates earn 1,306 degrees, certificates from Howard Community College

About 58.6 percent of the 1,306 degrees and certificates handed out by the Howard Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, accor


About 58.6 percent of the 1,306 degrees and certificates handed out by the Howard Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 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 Columbia conferred 765 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in General Studies. Data shows the school gave out 533 associate's degrees in General Studies, followed by 232 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and 136 associate's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

The college enrolled 9,502 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
General Studies
533
-
533
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
232
-
232
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
765
-
765
58.6
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
136
-
136
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
19
-
19
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
10
5
15
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
8
6
14
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
13
-
13
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
12
-
12
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
11
-
11
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
10
-
10
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
7
7
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
6
-
6
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
-
-
-
Public Health, General
-
-
-
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
-
-
-
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
225
18
243
18.6
Business/Commerce, General
43
-
43
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
19
7
26
Management Information Systems, General
26
-
26
Business Administration and Management, General
20
3
23
Meeting and Event Planning
-
9
9
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
4
5
9
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
3
-
3
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
-
-
-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
115
24
139
10.6
Computer and Information Sciences, General
33
-
33
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
4
7
11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
37
7
44
3.4
Engineering, General
23
-
23
Computer Engineering, General
7
-
7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
7
-
7
Engineering total
37
-
37
2.8
Education, General
15
-
15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
9
-
9
Elementary Education and Teaching
4
-
4
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
3
-
3
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
Physics Teacher Education
-
-
-
Chemistry Teacher Education
-
-
-
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
Spanish Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
Education total
31
-
31
2.4
Biomedical Technology/Technician
8
3
11
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
5
1
6
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
2
1
3
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
1
2
3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
16
7
23
1.8
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
7
4
11
Personal and Culinary Services total
7
4
11
0.8
Child Care and Support Services Management
7
3
10
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
7
3
10
0.8
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
1
1
2
Construction Trades total
1
1
2
0.1
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
-
1
1
Fire Services Administration
-
-
-
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
1
1
0.1
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
-
-
-
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
-
-
-
-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
-
-
-
Fine and Studio Arts Management
-
-
-
Commercial and Advertising Art
-
-
-
Commercial Photography
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-

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