Graduates earn 5,349 degrees, certificates from Portland Community College

About 44.4 percent of the 5,349 degrees and certificates handed out by the Portland 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, acc


About 44.4 percent of the 5,349 degrees and certificates handed out by the Portland 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 Portland conferred 2375 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 1419 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 956 associate's degrees in General Studies and 193 certificates in Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.

The college enrolled 28,494 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
1,419
-
1,419
General Studies
956
-
956
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
2,375
-
2,375
44.4
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
63
193
256
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
12
98
110
Accounting
-
93
93
Management Information Systems, General
-
80
80
Business Administration and Management, General
73
-
73
Office Management and Supervision
56
14
70
Customer Service Management
-
19
19
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
5
8
13
Real Estate
-
9
9
Retailing and Retail Operations
1
4
5
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
5
5
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
1
1
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
-
-
-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
210
524
734
13.7
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
128
-
128
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
45
45
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
11
30
41
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
31
31
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
29
-
29
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
28
-
28
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
26
-
26
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
9
12
21
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
19
-
19
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
18
-
18
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
17
-
17
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
15
1
16
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
-
14
14
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
-
3
3
Medical Informatics
1
-
1
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
301
136
437
8.2
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
72
115
187
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
26
96
122
Network and System Administration/Administrator
29
-
29
Word Processing
-
3
3
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
127
214
341
6.4
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
17
60
77
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
12
54
66
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
26
36
62
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
17
24
41
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
1
28
29
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
-
24
24
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
1
-
1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
74
226
300
5.6
Welding Technology/Welder
19
158
177
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
-
62
62
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
19
10
29
Precision Production total
38
230
268
5
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
66
66
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
33
29
62
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
33
33
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
15
4
19
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
15
1
16
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
10
6
16
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
11
-
11
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
5
-
5
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
5
-
5
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
94
139
233
4.4
Design and Visual Communications, General
11
18
29
Interior Design
12
16
28
Commercial and Advertising Art
24
-
24
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
8
-
8
Music Technology
1
2
3
Music Performance, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
56
36
92
1.7
Gerontology
17
60
77
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
-
10
10
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
17
70
87
1.6
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
80
6
86
Legal Professions and Studies total
80
6
86
1.6
Construction Trades, General
-
32
32
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
8
20
28
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
17
-
17
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
2
2
4
Construction Trades total
27
54
81
1.5
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
46
6
52
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
11
3
14
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
5
5
10
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
62
14
76
1.4
Biotechnology
10
32
42
Zoology/Animal Biology
16
-
16
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
26
32
58
1.1
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
16
25
41
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
16
25
41
0.8
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
11
21
32
Teacher Assistant/Aide
6
2
8
Education total
17
23
40
0.8
Library and Archives Assisting
-
20
20
Library Science total
-
20
20
0.4
Geography, Other
-
19
19
Social Sciences total
-
19
19
0.4
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
12
4
16
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
12
4
16
0.3
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
14
-
14
Engineering total
14
-
14
0.3
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
3
6
9
American Sign Language (ASL)
-
1
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
3
7
10
0.2
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
-
9
9
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
9
9
0.2
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
8
-
8
Transportation and Materials Moving total
8
-
8
0.1
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
-
4
4
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
4
4
0.1
Environmental Design/Architecture
-
-
-
Architecture and Related Services total
-
-
-
-
Public Administration
-
-
-
Community Organization and Advocacy
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
-

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