Graduates earn 1,569 degrees, certificates from Columbia Basin College


About 45.3 percent of the 1,569 degrees and certificates handed out by Columbia Basin College in 2017-18 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 Pasco conferred 711 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 711 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 117 certificates in early childhood education and teaching and 53 bachelor's degrees in project management.

The college enrolled 6,708 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
711
-
711
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
711
-
711
45.3
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
7
51
-
58
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
19
34
53
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
-
52
52
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
-
-
43
43
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
-
25
25
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
9
12
21
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
-
15
-
15
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
-
13
13
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
-
12
-
12
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
8
1
9
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician
-
-
7
7
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
-
4
4
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician
-
4
-
4
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
1
-
1
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
7
119
191
317
20.2
Business Administration and Management, General
36
52
3
91
Project Management
53
16
11
80
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
11
7
18
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations
-
-
6
6
Business/Commerce, General
-
6
-
6
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
-
-
1
1
Receptionist
-
-
-
-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
-
-
-
Office Management and Supervision
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
89
85
28
202
12.9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
10
117
127
Education total
-
10
117
127
8.1
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
33
26
-
59
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
3
12
15
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
7
1
8
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
-
3
1
4
Computer Support Specialist
-
2
1
3
Information Technology
-
1
-
1
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
1
-
1
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
33
43
15
91
5.8
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician
-
17
1
18
Engineering Technology, General
-
11
-
11
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
-
5
5
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
28
6
34
2.2
Welding Technology/Welder
-
5
17
22
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
5
-
5
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
-
-
-
-
Precision Production total
-
10
17
27
1.7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
-
-
18
18
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
-
-
18
18
1.1
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
-
13
13
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
-
13
13
0.8
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
-
9
-
9
Fire Services Administration
-
2
-
2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
11
-
11
0.7
Physical Sciences
-
9
-
9
Physical Sciences total
-
9
-
9
0.6
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
8
-
8
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
8
-
8
0.5
Agricultural Business and Management, General
-
1
-
1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
1
-
1
0.1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
Chemical Technology/Technician
-
-
-
-
Science Technologies/Technicians total
-
-
-
-
-

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