About 30.8 percent of the 409 degrees and certificates handed out by the Northwest Iowa Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs 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 Sheldon conferred 68 associate's degrees and 58 certificates in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.
But the single most popular program was for a certificate in Lineworker. Data shows the school gave out 70 certificates in Lineworker, followed by 66 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and 57 associate's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
The college enrolled 1,634 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.
Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Health Professions and Related Programs total
Construction Trades, General
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other
Construction Trades total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
Precision Production total
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation
Transportation and Materials Moving total
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Natural Resources and Conservation total