Graduates earn 455 degrees, certificates from Aiken Technical College


About 43.3 percent of the 455 degrees and certificates handed out by Aiken 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 Graniteville conferred 99 certificates and 98 associate's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 64 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 49 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and 33 associate's degrees in "other" multi-/interdisciplinary studies.

The college enrolled 2,399 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
64
-
64
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
20
20
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
19
19
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
18
18
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
17
-
17
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician
17
-
17
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
10
10
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
9
9
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
7
7
Pre-Nursing Studies
-
6
6
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
5
5
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
5
5
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
-
-
-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
-
-
-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
98
99
197
43.3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
49
6
55
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
49
6
55
12.1
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
26
12
38
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
-
2
2
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
26
14
40
8.8
Business Administration and Management, General
15
-
15
Accounting
9
-
9
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
3
5
8
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
1
1
Business/Commerce, General
-
1
1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
27
7
34
7.5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
33
-
33
Gerontology
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
33
-
33
7.2
Lineworker
-
29
29
Construction Trades total
-
29
29
6.4
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
6
3
9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
7
7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
6
10
16
3.5
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
8
8
Child Care and Support Services Management
7
-
7
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
7
8
15
3.3
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician
-
13
13
Science Technologies/Technicians total
-
13
13
2.9
Welding Technology/Welder
-
11
11
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
-
-
Precision Production total
-
11
11
2.4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
6
-
6
Quality Control Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
6
-
6
1.3
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
6
-
6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
6
-
6
1.3
Pre-Engineering
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
Human Services, General
-
-
-
Social Work
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
-

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