Graduates earn 20 degrees, certificates from Forrest College


About 60 percent of the 20 degrees and certificates handed out by Forrest 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 private for-profit institution in Anderson conferred 7 associate's degrees and 5 certificates in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in medical/clinical assistant. Data shows the school gave out 7 associate's degrees in medical/clinical assistant, followed by 5 certificates in phlebotomy technician/phlebotomist and 5 associate's degrees in "other" business, management, marketing, and related support services.

The college enrolled 72 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
Medical/Clinical Assistant
7
-
7
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
5
5
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
7
5
12
60
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
5
-
5
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
5
-
5
25
Information Technology
2
-
2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
2
-
2
10
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
1
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
1
-
1
5

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