Graduates earn 2,955 degrees, certificates from Somerset Community College


About 25.5 percent of the 2,955 degrees and certificates handed out by Somerset Community 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 Somerset conferred 582 certificates and 171 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 314 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 274 certificates in medical administrative/executive assistant and medical secretary and 249 certificates in general computer and information sciences.

The college enrolled 5,886 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
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
42
274
316
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
206
206
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
56
56
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
53
-
53
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
7
19
26
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
24
-
24
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
20
-
20
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
19
19
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
13
4
17
Surgical Technology/Technologist
12
-
12
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
4
4
Health Professions and Related Programs total
171
582
753
25.5
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
34
183
217
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
108
108
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
97
97
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
4
17
21
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
11
11
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
9
9
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
38
425
463
15.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
314
-
314
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
314
-
314
10.6
Computer and Information Sciences, General
30
249
279
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
30
249
279
9.4
Welding Technology/Welder
-
193
193
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
-
48
48
Precision Production total
-
241
241
8.2
Business Administration and Management, General
43
193
236
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
43
193
236
8
Electrician
-
171
171
Mason/Masonry
-
14
14
Carpentry/Carpenter
-
8
8
Construction Trades total
-
193
193
6.5
Child Care Provider/Assistant
21
98
119
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
21
98
119
4
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
20
91
111
Engineering Technology, General
1
2
3
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Petroleum Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
21
94
115
3.9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
76
-
76
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
76
-
76
2.6
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
26
32
58
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
26
32
58
2
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
9
21
30
Graphic Communications, General
-
23
23
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
9
44
53
1.8
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
36
36
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
3
6
9
Personal and Culinary Services total
3
42
45
1.5
Graphic Design
-
10
10
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
10
10
0.3
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
-
-
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
-
-
-

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