Graduates earn 754 degrees, certificates from Alexandria Technical & Community College


About 27.9 percent of the 754 degrees and certificates handed out by Alexandria Technical & Community College in 2017-18 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 143 certificates and 67 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 143 certificates in criminal justice/police science, followed by 68 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and 67 associate's degrees in criminal justice/police science.

The college enrolled 2,794 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Criminal Justice/Police Science
67
143
210
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
67
143
210
27.9
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
47
47
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
29
-
29
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
7
11
18
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
12
-
12
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
8
8
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
7
7
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
6
-
6
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
54
73
127
16.8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
68
-
68
General Studies
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
68
-
68
9
Accounting
19
-
19
Business Administration and Management, General
17
-
17
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
13
-
13
Office Management and Supervision
7
-
7
Fashion Merchandising
5
-
5
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
2
2
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
1
-
1
Receptionist
-
1
1
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
-
1
1
Credit Management
-
-
-
Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
62
4
66
8.8
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
-
29
29
Welding Technology/Welder
-
27
27
Precision Production total
-
56
56
7.4
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
28
6
34
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
-
18
18
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
28
24
52
6.9
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician
33
-
33
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
10
-
10
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
43
-
43
5.7
Commercial and Advertising Art
16
-
16
Interior Design
13
-
13
Visual and Performing Arts total
29
-
29
3.9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
23
-
23
Education total
23
-
23
3
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
20
20
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
20
20
2.6
Carpentry/Carpenter
-
15
15
Mason/Masonry
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
15
15
2
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
-
13
13
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
-
-
Child Development
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
13
13
1.7
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
6
-
6
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
5
-
5
Legal Professions and Studies total
11
-
11
1.5
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
6
-
6
Information Science/Studies
3
-
3
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
9
-
9
1.2
Physical Fitness Technician
8
-
8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
8
-
8
1.1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
2
-
2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
2
-
2
0.3
Human Services, General
2
-
2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
2
-
2
0.3

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