Graduates earn 362 degrees, certificates from Marshalltown Community College


About 53 percent of the 362 degrees and certificates handed out by the Marshalltown Community 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 Marshalltown conferred 192 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 192 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 36 certificates in Welding Technology/Welder and 22 certificates in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training.

The college enrolled 2,006 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
192
-
192
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
192
-
192
53
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
22
22
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
13
13
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
13
-
13
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
11
11
Health Professions and Related Programs total
13
46
59
16.3
Welding Technology/Welder
-
36
36
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
4
2
6
Precision Production total
4
38
42
11.6
Gunsmithing/Gunsmith
11
-
11
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
2
8
10
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
3
-
3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
16
8
24
6.6
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other
-
17
17
Lineworker
3
-
3
Construction Trades, General
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
3
17
20
5.5
Child Care Provider/Assistant
9
1
10
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
9
1
10
2.8
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
4
4
Business Administration and Management, General
1
1
2
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
-
-
-
Accounting
-
-
-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
1
5
6
1.7
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
4
-
4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
4
-
4
1.1
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
2
-
2
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
2
-
2
0.6
Agricultural Production Operations, General
-
1
1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
1
1
0.3
Criminal Justice/Police Science
1
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
1
-
1
0.3
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
1
-
1
Legal Professions and Studies total
1
-
1
0.3
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
-
-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
-
-
-
-

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