Graduates earn 1,683 degrees, certificates from Arapahoe Community College


About 40.5 percent of the 1,683 degrees and certificates handed out by Arapahoe 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 Littleton conferred 540 certificates and 141 associate's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in nursing assistant/aide and patient care assistant/aide. Data shows the school gave out 256 certificates in nursing assistant/aide and patient care assistant/aide, followed by 214 certificates in emergency medical technology/technician (emt paramedic) and 194 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies.

The college enrolled 12,421 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
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
256
256
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
6
214
220
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
66
12
78
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
33
4
37
Medical Office Management/Administration
-
23
23
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
23
23
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
18
-
18
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
18
-
18
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
5
5
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
3
3
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
-
-
-
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
141
540
681
40.5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
194
-
194
General Studies
116
-
116
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
62
-
62
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
372
-
372
22.1
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
124
124
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
124
124
7.4
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
19
97
116
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
19
97
116
6.9
Graphic Design
14
17
31
Interior Design
12
3
15
Music Technology
6
5
11
Game and Interactive Media Design
8
-
8
Visual and Performing Arts total
40
25
65
3.9
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
15
36
51
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
1
5
6
Engineering Technology, General
3
-
3
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
1
-
1
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
20
41
61
3.6
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
41
-
41
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
19
19
Personal and Culinary Services total
41
19
60
3.6
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
35
35
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
17
2
19
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
17
37
54
3.2
Computer and Information Sciences, General
21
6
27
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
13
9
22
Computer Science
-
-
-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
-
-
-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
34
15
49
2.9
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
19
19
38
Legal Professions and Studies total
19
19
38
2.3
Business Administration and Management, General
15
3
18
Retailing and Retail Operations
-
10
10
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
9
-
9
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
-
-
-
Banking and Financial Support Services
-
-
-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
-
Office Management and Supervision
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
24
13
37
2.2
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
4
9
13
Construction Trades total
4
9
13
0.8
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
6
4
10
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
6
4
10
0.6
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
2
-
2
Science Technologies/Technicians total
2
-
2
0.1
Journalism
1
-
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
1
-
1
0.1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
-
-
-
-

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