Graduates earn 1,051 degrees, certificates from Northland Pioneer College


About 46 percent of the 1,051 degrees and certificates handed out by the Northland Pioneer College in 2016-17 were to students in Precision Production 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 Holbrook conferred 468 certificates and 16 associate's degrees in Precision Production programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in Welding Technology/Welder. Data shows the school gave out 468 certificates in Welding Technology/Welder, followed by 83 associate's degrees in General Studies and 70 certificates in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General.

The college enrolled 3,044 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
Welding Technology/Welder
16
468
484
Precision Production total
16
468
484
46
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
47
-
47
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
42
42
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
4
14
18
Medical/Clinical Assistant
6
3
9
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
1
1
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
1
-
1
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
-
-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
58
60
118
11.2
General Studies
83
-
83
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
83
-
83
7.9
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General
3
70
73
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
3
71
74
7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
19
51
70
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Education total
19
51
70
6.7
Business Administration and Management, General
8
37
45
Accounting
1
2
3
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
2
-
2
Office Management and Supervision
-
-
-
Small Business Administration/Management
-
-
-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
-
-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
11
39
50
4.8
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
8
37
45
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
2
2
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
8
39
47
4.5
Building Construction Technology
-
28
28
Electrician
1
1
2
Construction Trades total
1
29
30
2.9
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
4
25
29
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist
-
-
-
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
-
-
-
Personal and Culinary Services total
4
25
29
2.8
Computer Graphics
-
25
25
Computer and Information Sciences, General
3
-
3
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
-
-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
3
25
28
2.7
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
2
18
20
Engineering total
2
18
20
1.9
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
-
15
15
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
15
15
1.4
Photography
2
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
2
-
2
0.2
Library and Information Science
1
-
1
Library Science total
1
-
1
0.1
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
-
-
-
Public Administration
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
-
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation
-
-
-
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
-
-
-

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