Graduates earn 456 degrees, certificates from Marion Technical College


About 39.5 percent of the 456 degrees and certificates handed out by Marion 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 Marion conferred 153 associate's degrees and 27 certificates in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 72 certificates in general business administration and management, followed by 54 associate's degrees in general studies and 49 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse.

The college enrolled 2,524 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
49
-
49
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
24
-
24
Occupational Therapist Assistant
20
-
20
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
17
-
17
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
17
-
17
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
16
16
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
14
-
14
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
10
-
10
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
2
4
6
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
6
6
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
-
-
-
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
-
-
-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
153
27
180
39.5
Business Administration and Management, General
37
72
109
Accounting
2
2
4
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
3
-
3
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
1
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
43
74
117
25.7
General Studies
54
-
54
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
54
-
54
11.8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
7
7
14
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
2
4
6
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
3
2
5
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
-
1
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
12
14
26
5.7
Criminal Justice/Police Science
2
14
16
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
9
-
9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
11
14
25
5.5
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
11
-
11
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
4
-
4
Robotics Technology/Technician
2
-
2
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
1
-
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
18
-
18
4
Lineworker
-
9
9
Electrician
-
6
6
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
-
1
1
Construction Trades total
-
16
16
3.5
Social Work
16
-
16
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
16
-
16
3.5
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
-
4
4
Precision Production total
-
4
4
0.9

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