Graduates earn 1,838 degrees, certificates from Eastern Arizona College


About 25.1 percent of the 1,838 degrees and certificates handed out by Eastern Arizona College in 2017-18 were to students in mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 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 Thatcher conferred 449 certificates and 12 associate's degrees in mechanic and repair technologies/technicians programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration maintenance technology/technician. Data shows the school gave out 316 certificates in heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration maintenance technology/technician, followed by 186 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies and 118 associate's degrees in "other" multi-/interdisciplinary studies.

The college enrolled 6,365 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
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
316
316
Appliance Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
106
106
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
5
15
20
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
7
8
15
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General
-
4
4
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
12
449
461
25.1
Project Management
-
113
113
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
106
106
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
-
88
88
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
41
41
Small Business Administration/Management
26
4
30
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
23
-
23
Retailing and Retail Operations
-
15
15
Business Administration and Management, General
13
-
13
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
6
-
6
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
68
367
435
23.7
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
64
64
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
53
-
53
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
49
49
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
36
36
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
28
28
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
12
12
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
8
8
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
6
6
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
4
-
4
Health Aide
-
4
4
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
-
4
4
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
3
-
3
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
-
-
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
-
-
-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
60
211
271
14.7
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
186
-
186
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
186
-
186
10.1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
118
-
118
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
118
-
118
6.4
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other
-
104
104
Carpentry/Carpenter
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
104
104
5.7
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
3
43
46
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
-
4
4
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist
-
1
1
Personal and Culinary Services total
3
48
51
2.8
Criminal Justice/Police Science
9
13
22
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
5
9
14
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
6
-
6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
20
22
42
2.3
Graphic Design
8
13
21
Music, General
8
-
8
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
6
-
6
Art/Art Studies, General
5
-
5
Visual and Performing Arts total
27
13
40
2.2
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
4
13
17
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
10
-
10
Solar Energy Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
14
14
28
1.5
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
8
-
8
Secondary Education and Teaching
7
-
7
Elementary Education and Teaching
7
-
7
Education total
22
-
22
1.2
Welding Technology/Welder
2
9
11
Metal Fabricator
-
4
4
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
2
2
4
Precision Production total
4
15
19
1
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
9
9
Information Science/Studies
8
-
8
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
-
-
-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
8
9
17
0.9
Animal Sciences, General
-
6
6
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
6
6
0.3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
4
-
4
Wildlife Biology
1
-
1
Environmental Biology
1
-
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
6
-
6
0.3
Sociology
4
-
4
Political Science and Government, General
1
-
1
Anthropology
1
-
1
Social Sciences total
6
-
6
0.3
Mathematics, General
5
-
5
Mathematics and Statistics total
5
-
5
0.3
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
4
1
5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
4
1
5
0.3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
4
-
4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
4
-
4
0.2
Forestry, General
3
-
3
Natural Resources and Conservation total
3
-
3
0.2
Chemistry, General
2
-
2
Physics, General
1
-
1
Geology/Earth Science, General
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
3
-
3
0.2
Psychology, General
3
-
3
Psychology total
3
-
3
0.2
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
2
-
2
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
2
-
2
0.1
History, General
1
-
1
History total
1
-
1
0.1
English Language and Literature, General
-
-
-
English Language and Literature/Letters total
-
-
-
-
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
-
-
-
-

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