Graduates earn 2,026 degrees, certificates from Tri-County Technical College


About 45.1 percent of the 2,026 degrees and certificates handed out by Tri-County Technical College in 2017-18 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 Pendleton conferred 553 certificates and 360 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies. Data shows the school gave out 553 certificates in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 360 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and 140 certificates in welding technology/welder.

The college enrolled 6,069 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
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
360
553
913
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
360
553
913
45.1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
118
-
118
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
55
55
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
27
-
27
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
18
18
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
15
15
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
11
-
11
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
6
6
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
5
5
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
2
2
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
-
-
Pre-Nursing Studies
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
156
101
257
12.7
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
54
55
109
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
11
71
82
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
9
-
9
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
74
126
200
9.9
Welding Technology/Welder
-
140
140
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
41
41
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
16
-
16
Precision Production total
16
181
197
9.7
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
17
14
31
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
30
30
Quality Control Technology/Technician
-
28
28
Engineering Technology, General
21
-
21
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
8
-
8
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
4
-
4
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
50
72
122
6
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
121
-
121
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
121
-
121
6
Business Administration and Management, General
40
2
42
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
25
10
35
Accounting
12
2
14
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
5
5
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
1
1
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
-
1
1
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
77
21
98
4.8
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
27
18
45
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
27
18
45
2.2
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
30
-
30
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
30
-
30
1.5
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
25
-
25
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
25
-
25
1.2
Photography
-
9
9
Commercial and Advertising Art
-
7
7
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
16
16
0.8
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
2
2
Child Care and Support Services Management
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
2
2
0.1

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