Graduates earn 465 degrees, certificates from Technical College of the Lowcountry


About 27.5 percent of the 465 degrees and certificates handed out by the Technical College of the Lowcountry 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 Beaufort conferred 91 associate's degrees and 37 certificates in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Data shows the school gave out 68 associate's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, followed by 63 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and 35 certificates in Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician.

The college enrolled 2,231 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
68
-
68
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
10
7
17
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
13
-
13
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
11
11
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
11
11
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
4
4
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
4
4
Health Professions and Related Programs total
91
37
128
27.5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
63
16
79
General Studies
-
34
34
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
63
50
113
24.3
Business/Commerce, General
21
2
23
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
13
7
20
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
13
13
Accounting
-
6
6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
34
28
62
13.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
35
35
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
2
-
2
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
1
1
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
2
36
38
8.2
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
22
22
Child Care and Support Services Management
11
-
11
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
11
22
33
7.1
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
11
11
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
10
10
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
-
3
3
Solar Energy Technology/Technician
-
3
3
Surveying Technology/Surveying
-
-
-
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
27
27
5.8
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
18
18
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
-
4
4
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
22
22
4.7
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
11
-
11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
11
-
11
2.4
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
7
3
10
Legal Professions and Studies total
7
3
10
2.1
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
8
-
8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
8
-
8
1.7
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
8
-
8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
8
-
8
1.7
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
-
4
4
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
4
4
0.9
Building Construction Technology
-
1
1
Construction Trades total
-
1
1
0.2

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