Graduates earn 661 degrees, certificates from Central Carolina Technical College


About 24.8 percent of the 661 degrees and certificates handed out by Central Carolina 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 Sumter conferred 84 certificates and 80 associate's degrees 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 85 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 80 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse and 36 associate's degrees in "other" multi-/interdisciplinary studies.

The college enrolled 3,720 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
80
-
80
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
18
18
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
18
18
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
14
14
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
12
12
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
8
8
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
7
7
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
5
5
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
2
2
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
-
-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
80
84
164
24.8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
85
5
90
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
85
5
90
13.6
Accounting
17
16
33
Business Administration and Management, General
28
-
28
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
6
5
11
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
6
6
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
2
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
51
29
80
12.1
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
34
34
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
19
-
19
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
7
3
10
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
-
4
4
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
-
-
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
26
41
67
10.1
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
26
26
Child Care and Support Services Management
20
-
20
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
20
26
46
7
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
18
22
40
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
3
3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
18
25
43
6.5
Welding Technology/Welder
-
34
34
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
8
8
Precision Production total
-
42
42
6.3
Human Services, General
24
18
42
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
24
18
42
6.3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
36
-
36
Gerontology
-
4
4
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
36
4
40
6
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
11
11
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
6
6
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
18
18
2.7
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
12
-
12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
12
-
12
1.8
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
12
-
12
Legal Professions and Studies total
12
-
12
1.8
Natural Resources Management and Policy
5
-
5
Natural Resources and Conservation total
5
-
5
0.8

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