Graduates earn 813 degrees, certificates from Florence-Darlington Technical College


About 20.4 percent of the 813 degrees and certificates handed out by Florence-Darlington Technical 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 Florence conferred 114 associate's degrees and 52 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 77 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 71 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse and 51 associate's degrees in general human services.

The college enrolled 5,439 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
71
-
71
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
16
16
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
13
-
13
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
11
11
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
11
-
11
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
10
10
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
10
-
10
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
8
8
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
7
-
7
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
2
2
4
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
2
2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
2
2
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Health Professions and Related Programs total
114
52
166
20.4
Business Administration and Management, General
28
27
55
Accounting
18
25
43
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
12
13
25
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
14
10
24
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
2
2
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
-
International Business/Trade/Commerce
-
-
-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
72
77
149
18.3
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
11
43
54
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
14
19
33
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
17
-
17
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
9
8
17
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
12
12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
51
82
133
16.4
Welding Technology/Welder
-
44
44
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
8
35
43
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
-
9
9
Precision Production total
8
88
96
11.8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
77
-
77
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
77
-
77
9.5
Human Services, General
51
-
51
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
51
-
51
6.3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
7
20
27
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
-
7
7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
7
27
34
4.2
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
14
3
17
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
12
-
12
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
3
-
3
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
-
-
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
-
-
-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
29
3
32
3.9
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
31
-
31
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
31
-
31
3.8
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
19
19
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
19
19
2.3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
10
-
10
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
10
-
10
1.2
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
9
-
9
Legal Professions and Studies total
9
-
9
1.1
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
6
6
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
6
6
0.7

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