Graduates earn 1,373 degrees, certificates from Skagit Valley College

About 29.3 percent of the 1,373 degrees and certificates handed out by the Skagit Valley College in 2016-17 were to students in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, accordin


About 29.3 percent of the 1,373 degrees and certificates handed out by the Skagit Valley College in 2016-17 were to students in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 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 Vernon conferred 402 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 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 402 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 106 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide and 73 certificates in Welding Technology/Welder.

The college enrolled 5,086 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
402
-
402
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
402
-
402
29.3
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
106
106
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
-
53
-
53
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
28
21
49
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
-
27
27
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
17
8
25
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
-
-
15
15
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
-
10
-
10
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
-
10
10
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
-
10
10
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
-
9
9
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
9
-
9
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
-
8
8
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
-
4
4
Medical Reception/Receptionist
-
-
2
2
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
-
-
1
1
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
117
221
338
24.6
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
16
34
50
Business/Commerce, General
-
43
-
43
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
-
19
19
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
-
13
2
15
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
-
14
14
Office Management and Supervision
-
13
-
13
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
3
3
Operations Management and Supervision
-
2
-
2
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
-
1
-
1
Banking and Financial Support Services
-
-
1
1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
-
-
-
Vehicle and Vehicle Parts and Accessories Marketing Operations
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
-
88
73
161
11.7
Welding Technology/Welder
-
22
73
95
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
-
-
4
4
Precision Production total
-
22
77
99
7.2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
9
73
82
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
2
4
6
Education total
-
11
77
88
6.4
Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services
-
-
46
46
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
7
5
1
13
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
-
-
1
1
Natural Resources and Conservation total
7
5
48
60
4.4
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
12
27
39
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
-
7
-
7
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
-
1
1
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
-
-
-
-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
19
28
47
3.4
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
-
12
7
19
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
-
12
-
12
Security and Loss Prevention Services
-
-
1
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
-
-
1
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
24
9
33
2.4
Physical Sciences
-
30
-
30
Physical Sciences total
-
30
-
30
2.2
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
12
-
12
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
7
2
9
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
-
4
4
8
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other
-
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
23
6
29
2.1
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
13
13
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
-
-
7
7
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
-
3
-
3
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
2
2
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
-
-
2
2
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
3
24
27
2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
-
19
-
19
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
-
19
-
19
1.4
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
-
7
5
12
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
-
3
-
3
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
10
5
15
1.1
Food Science
-
-
9
9
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
-
1
1
2
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
1
10
11
0.8
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
-
-
9
9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
-
9
9
0.7
Game and Interactive Media Design
-
-
2
2
Music, General
-
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
1
2
3
0.2
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
-
-
2
2
Social Sciences total
-
-
2
2
0.1
Advertising
-
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
-
-
-
-
-

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