Graduates earn 361 degrees, certificates from Southern Technical College

About 69.2 percent of the 361 degrees and certificates handed out by the Southern Technical 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


About 69.2 percent of the 361 degrees and certificates handed out by the Southern Technical 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 private for-profit institution in Myers conferred 169 associate's degrees and 72 certificates in Health Professions and Related Programs programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in Medical/Clinical Assistant. Data shows the school gave out 65 certificates in Medical/Clinical Assistant, followed by 62 associate's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and 32 associate's degrees in Medical/Clinical Assistant.

The college enrolled 1,015 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
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
32
65
97
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
-
62
-
62
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
30
-
30
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
9
16
-
25
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
24
-
24
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
-
7
7
Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician
-
5
-
5
Health Professions and Related Programs total
9
169
72
250
69.2
Business Administration and Management, General
7
29
-
36
Accounting
2
1
-
3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
9
30
-
39
10.8
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
-
17
-
17
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
1
-
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
1
17
-
18
5
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
10
-
10
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
-
7
-
7
Information Technology
-
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
-
17
-
17
4.7
Interior Design
5
12
-
17
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
12
-
17
4.7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
4
6
-
10
Education total
4
6
-
10
2.8
Public Administration
10
-
-
10
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
10
-
-
10
2.8

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