Graduates earn 436 degrees, certificates from Technical College of the Lowcountry


About 28.7 percent of the 436 degrees and certificates handed out by Technical College of the Lowcountry 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 Beaufort conferred 81 associate's degrees and 44 certificates in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies. Data shows the school gave out 63 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 58 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse and 39 certificates in general studies.

The college enrolled 2,314 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
58
-
58
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
10
9
19
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
13
-
13
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
13
13
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
10
10
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
5
5
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
4
4
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
3
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
81
44
125
28.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
63
18
81
General Studies
-
39
39
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
63
57
120
27.5
Business/Commerce, General
19
8
27
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
11
10
21
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
9
9
Accounting
-
3
3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
30
30
60
13.8
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
17
17
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
11
11
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
-
11
11
Solar Energy Technology/Technician
-
4
4
Surveying Technology/Surveying
-
1
1
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
44
44
10.1
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
15
15
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
3
-
3
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
-
-
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
3
15
18
4.1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
18
-
18
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
18
-
18
4.1
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
10
10
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
-
3
3
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
13
13
3
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
11
-
11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
11
-
11
2.5
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
7
7
Child Care and Support Services Management
4
-
4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
4
7
11
2.5
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
5
1
6
Legal Professions and Studies total
5
1
6
1.4
Electrician
-
3
3
Building Construction Technology
-
2
2
Construction Trades total
-
5
5
1.1
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
5
-
5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
5
-
5
1.1
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
-
-
-

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