Graduates earn 430 degrees, certificates from Mid-Plains Community College


About 46.3 percent of the 430 degrees and certificates handed out by Mid-Plains Community College in 2017-18 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 Platte conferred 199 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 199 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 27 associate's degrees in general business administration and management and 26 certificates in emergency medical technology/technician (emt paramedic).

The college enrolled 2,221 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
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
199
-
199
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
199
-
199
46.3
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
9
26
35
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
24
-
24
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
14
14
Dental Assisting/Assistant
3
2
5
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
5
-
5
Health Professions and Related Programs total
41
42
83
19.3
Business Administration and Management, General
27
10
37
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
5
19
24
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
32
29
61
14.2
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
3
11
14
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
3
10
13
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
2
7
9
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
1
7
8
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
9
35
44
10.2
Electrician
3
9
12
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
1
3
4
Construction Trades total
4
12
16
3.7
Commercial and Advertising Art
10
3
13
Visual and Performing Arts total
10
3
13
3
Welding Technology/Welder
5
2
7
Precision Production total
5
2
7
1.6
Child Care and Support Services Management
-
4
4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
4
4
0.9
Computer and Information Sciences, General
2
-
2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
2
-
2
0.5
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
1
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
1
-
1
0.2
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
-
-
-

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