Graduates earn 752 degrees, certificates from Alexandria Technical & Community College

About 29.4 percent of the 752 degrees and certificates handed out by the Alexandria Technical & Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services programs, making them the m


About 29.4 percent of the 752 degrees and certificates handed out by the Alexandria Technical & Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 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 Alexandria conferred 120 certificates and 101 associate's degrees in Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in Criminal Justice/Police Science. Data shows the school gave out 120 certificates in Criminal Justice/Police Science, followed by 101 associate's degrees in Criminal Justice/Police Science and 65 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

The college enrolled 2,689 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
Criminal Justice/Police Science
101
120
221
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
101
120
221
29.4
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
55
55
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
22
-
22
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
13
9
22
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
8
8
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
6
-
6
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
3
3
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
3
-
3
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
44
75
119
15.8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
65
-
65
General Studies
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
65
-
65
8.6
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
30
11
41
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
-
20
20
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
30
31
61
8.1
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
32
32
Welding Technology/Welder
-
28
28
Precision Production total
-
60
60
8
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
13
-
13
Accounting
13
-
13
Business Administration and Management, General
11
-
11
Office Management and Supervision
7
-
7
Fashion Merchandising
2
-
2
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
-
2
2
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
1
1
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
1
-
1
Credit Management
-
-
-
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
-
-
-
Receptionist
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
47
3
50
6.7
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician
28
-
28
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
10
-
10
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
38
-
38
5
Commercial and Advertising Art
17
-
17
Interior Design
8
-
8
Visual and Performing Arts total
25
-
25
3.3
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
21
21
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
21
21
2.8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
17
-
17
Information Science/Studies
2
-
2
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
19
-
19
2.5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
17
2
19
Education total
17
2
19
2.5
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
-
15
15
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
-
-
Child Development
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
15
15
2
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
10
-
10
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
4
-
4
Legal Professions and Studies total
14
-
14
1.9
Physical Fitness Technician
9
-
9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
9
-
9
1.2
Carpentry/Carpenter
-
8
8
Mason/Masonry
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
8
8
1.1
Human Services, General
5
-
5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
5
-
5
0.7
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
3
-
3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
3
-
3
0.4

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