Graduates earn 931 degrees, certificates from Columbia State Community College


About 55.5 percent of the 931 degrees and certificates handed out by Columbia State Community 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 Columbia conferred 517 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 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 517 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 114 certificates in emergency medical technology/technician (emt paramedic) and 75 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse.

The college enrolled 5,938 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
517
-
517
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
517
-
517
55.5
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
114
114
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
75
-
75
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
24
-
24
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
21
-
21
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
18
-
18
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
10
-
10
Medical Informatics
7
-
7
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
-
3
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
155
117
272
29.2
Business Administration and Management, General
34
14
48
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
-
6
6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
34
20
54
5.8
Education, General
22
-
22
Education total
22
-
22
2.4
Information Technology
15
1
16
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
15
1
16
1.7
Engineering Technology, General
5
8
13
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
5
8
13
1.4
Music, Other
-
9
9
Music Performance, General
3
-
3
Visual and Performing Arts total
3
9
12
1.3
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
-
8
8
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
8
8
0.9
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
8
-
8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
8
-
8
0.9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
8
-
8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
8
-
8
0.9
Child Development
-
1
1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
1
1
0.1

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