Graduates earn 1,899 degrees, certificates from Owensboro Community and Technical College


About 21.9 percent of the 1,899 degrees and certificates handed out by Owensboro Community and Technical College in 2017-18 were to students in mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 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 Owensboro conferred 368 certificates and 47 associate's degrees in mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 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 305 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 304 certificates in electrician and 177 certificates in industrial mechanics and maintenance technology.

The college enrolled 3,787 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
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
29
177
206
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
10
136
146
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
5
27
32
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
3
22
25
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
6
6
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
47
368
415
21.9
Electrician
52
304
356
Carpentry/Carpenter
-
22
22
Construction Trades total
52
326
378
19.9
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
305
-
305
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
305
-
305
16.1
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
91
91
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
13
63
76
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
32
-
32
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
7
18
25
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
15
-
15
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
12
-
12
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
-
11
11
Surgical Technology/Technologist
8
-
8
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
2
5
7
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
-
-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
89
188
277
14.6
Computer and Information Sciences, General
21
140
161
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
21
140
161
8.5
Business Administration and Management, General
35
84
119
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
1
6
7
Banking and Financial Support Services
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
36
90
126
6.6
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
11
81
92
Welding Technology/Welder
3
19
22
Precision Production total
14
100
114
6
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
8
49
57
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
-
-
Engineering-Related Fields, Other
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
8
49
57
3
Child Care Provider/Assistant
3
21
24
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
3
21
24
1.3
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
3
9
12
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
4
-
4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
7
9
16
0.8
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
11
-
11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
11
-
11
0.6
Fine/Studio Arts, General
4
-
4
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
3
-
3
Visual and Performing Arts total
7
-
7
0.4
Agricultural Production Operations, General
4
1
5
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
4
1
5
0.3
Human Services, General
3
-
3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
3
-
3
0.2

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