Graduates earn 3,471 degrees, certificates from Bluegrass Community and Technical College


About 28.6 percent of the 3,471 degrees and certificates handed out by Bluegrass Community and 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 Lexington conferred 774 certificates and 218 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 672 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 483 certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training and 253 certificates in industrial mechanics and maintenance technology.

The college enrolled 9,478 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
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
483
483
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
28
217
245
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
94
-
94
Medical/Clinical Assistant
17
70
87
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
25
-
25
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
22
-
22
Surgical Technology/Technologist
18
-
18
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
14
-
14
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
4
4
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
-
-
-
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
-
-
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
218
774
992
28.6
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
672
-
672
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
672
-
672
19.4
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
72
253
325
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
7
98
105
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
7
54
61
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
86
405
491
14.2
Welding Technology/Welder
11
233
244
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
8
35
43
Precision Production total
19
268
287
8.3
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
7
174
181
Business Administration and Management, General
33
9
42
Real Estate
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
40
183
223
6.4
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
10
101
111
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
9
58
67
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
11
-
11
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
9
-
9
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
8
-
8
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology, General
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
47
159
206
5.9
Computer and Information Sciences, General
22
120
142
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
6
14
20
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
28
134
162
4.7
Electrician
13
95
108
Carpentry/Carpenter
4
36
40
Construction Trades total
17
131
148
4.3
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
15
56
71
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
3
14
17
Securities Services Administration/Management
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
18
70
88
2.5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
66
-
66
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
66
-
66
1.9
Child Care Provider/Assistant
7
57
64
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
7
57
64
1.8
Equestrian/Equine Studies
5
18
23
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
5
18
23
0.7
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
-
14
14
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
5
5
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
19
19
0.6
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
3
12
15
Science Technologies/Technicians total
3
12
15
0.4
Human Services, General
7
-
7
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
7
-
7
0.2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
3
-
3
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
-
1
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
3
1
4
0.1
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
1
2
3
Engineering total
1
2
3
0.1
Teacher Assistant/Aide
1
-
1
Education total
1
-
1
0
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
-
-
-
-

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