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Table 284. Certificates below the associate's degree level conferred by degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions, by length of curriculum, sex of student, institution level and control, and discipline division: 2009-10
Discipline division Less-than-1-year awards 1- to less-than-4-year awards
Total Sex Institution level Total Sex Institution level Institution control
Males Females Non-degree-granting (less-than-2-year) Degree-granting (2-year and 4-year) Males Females Non-degree-granting (less-than-2-year) Degree-granting (2-year and 4-year) Public Not- for- profit For- profit
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Total 503,325 201,126 302,199 154,589 348,736 432,464 154,254 278,210 192,283 240,181 190,028 19,040 223,396
Agriculture and natural resources, total 3,373 2,324 1,049 218 3,155 2,189 1,406 783 279 1,910 2,046 76 67
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences
     related sciences
2,769 1,823 946 217 2,552 2,085 1,327 758 278 1,807 1,959 59 67
Natural resources and conservation 604 501 103 1 603 104 79 25 1 103 87 17 0
Architecture and related services 240 125 115 12 228 118 60 58 12 106 113 3 2
Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 467 138 329 0 467 101 33 68 0 101 97 4 0
                           
Biological and biomedical sciences 245 68 177 138 107 95 26 69 75 20 30 0 65
Business, management, marketing, and support services 39,464 12,368 27,096 7,229 32,235 20,425 5,409 15,016 4,387 16,038 16,356 1,733 2,336
Accounting and related services 7,582 1,699 5,883 1,045 6,537 5,069 1,173 3,896 1,005 4,064 3,902 536 631
Business/commerce, general 1,095 522 573 32 1,063 1,241 639 602 21 1,220 1,184 1 56
Business administration, management, and operations 5,920 2,365 3,555 197 5,723 2,921 1,123 1,798 175 2,746 2,349 367 205
Management information systems and services 956 580 376 206 750 636 309 327 251 385 533 1 102
Business operations support and assistant services 11,971 2,531 9,440 2,776 9,195 7,010 822 6,188 2,339 4,671 5,526 587 897
Business and management, other 11,940 4,671 7,269 2,973 8,967 3,548 1,343 2,205 596 2,952 2,862 241 445
                           
Communication, journalism, and related programs 1,952 1,118 834 1,347 605 608 363 245 209 399 291 91 226
Communications technologies 1,904 1,314 590 802 1,102 2,928 2,252 676 1,857 1,071 1,300 66 1,562
Computer and information sciences and support services 15,866 10,778 5,088 3,191 12,675 8,725 6,320 2,405 2,961 5,764 5,162 311 3,252
Construction trades 13,613 12,985 628 3,673 9,940 14,171 13,550 621 4,771 9,400 8,978 892 4,301
                           
Education 6,019 1,055 4,964 1,390 4,629 3,424 446 2,978 686 2,738 1,821 870 733
Engineering 371 306 65 21 350 154 136 18 44 110 78 60 16
Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 15,305 13,153 2,152 2,660 12,645 13,398 12,221 1,177 4,344 9,054 6,866 174 6,358
English language and literature/letters 1,577 582 995 513 1,064 344 126 218 168 176 53 67 224
                           
Family and consumer sciences 11,388 1,557 9,831 1,190 10,198 3,145 285 2,860 385 2,760 3,082 19 44
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 1,049 249 800 41 1,008 449 69 380 0 449 430 19 0
                           
Health professions and related programs 249,259 47,534 201,725 84,461 164,798 182,604 25,828 156,776 69,314 113,290 73,210 10,102 99,292
Dental assisting 12,504 1,419 11,085 4,680 7,824 10,434 767 9,667 3,028 7,406 4,339 82 6,013
Emergency medical technician (EMT paramedic)
     paramedic)
17,188 11,830 5,358 1,871 15,317 4,131 3,242 889 322 3,809 3,967 118 46
Medical lab technician 15,354 4,054 11,300 2,868 12,486 3,875 1,196 2,679 936 2,939 2,571 466 838
Medical assisting 82,303 12,758 69,545 31,931 50,372 54,642 5,804 48,838 24,739 29,903 7,544 1,774 45,324
Nursing assisting 45,950 6,661 39,289 10,968 34,982 1,330 133 1,197 804 526 424 44 862
Practical nursing 6,807 875 5,932 546 6,261 55,742 6,666 49,076 19,401 36,341 39,245 2,265 14,232
Nursing, R.N. and other 1,745 169 1,576 0 1,745 5,518 701 4,817 3,302 2,216 1,971 2,890 657
Health sciences, other 67,408 9,768 57,640 31,597 35,811 46,932 7,319 39,613 16,782 30,150 13,149 2,463 31,320
Homeland security, law enforcement, and firefighting 24,276 19,165 5,111 3,452 20,824 6,018 4,255 1,763 578 5,440 5,571 91 356
Criminal justice and corrections 16,362 11,856 4,506 1,395 14,967 4,816 3,163 1,653 391 4,425 4,441 19 356
Fire control and safety 7,111 6,738 373 1,627 5,484 1,096 1,040 56 187 909 1,096 0 0
Homeland security and related protective services, other 803 571 232 430 373 106 52 54 0 106 34 72 0
                           
Legal professions and studies 1,961 305 1,656 204 1,757 3,255 484 2,771 763 2,492 1,917 192 1,146
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities
   and humanities
2,314 787 1,527 0 2,314 14,089 5,551 8,538 18 14,071 14,052 37 0
Library science 230 29 201 0 230 54 6 48 0 54 54 0 0
                           
Mathematics and statistics 34 29 5 0 34 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 0
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 30,263 28,715 1,548 6,515 23,748 47,933 46,209 1,724 24,302 23,631 18,974 641 28,318
Military technologies and applied sciences 29 24 5 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multi/interdisciplinary studies 1,161 585 576 34 1,127 1,151 464 687 0 1,151 1,112 39 0
                           
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies   
   studies
548 295 253 115 433 530 302 228 155 375 207 0 323
Personal and culinary services 33,986 6,674 27,312 24,443 9,543 81,956 10,609 71,347 69,496 12,460 12,040 633 69,283
Philosophy and religious studies 64 27 37 0 64 25 11 14 0 25 0 25 0
Physical sciences and science technologies 278 180 98 9 269 682 454 228 155 527 496 0 186
Physical sciences 15 9 6 0 15 41 20 21 0 41 41 0 0
Science technologies/technicians 263 171 92 9 254 641 434 207 155 486 455 0 186
Precision production 16,202 15,473 729 2,320 13,882 12,915 12,318 597 4,726 8,189 8,929 839 3,147
Psychology 88 16 72 21 67 48 11 37 0 48 46 2 0
Public administration and social service professions 1,054 185 869 15 1,039 553 117 436 0 553 542 11 0
                           
Social sciences and history 487 269 218 0 487 227 131 96 0 227 201 26 0
Social sciences 470 264 206 0 470 227 131 96 0 227 201 26 0
History 17 5 12 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                           
Theology and religious vocations 196 86 110 0 196 1,057 479 578 659 398 0 1,057 0
Transportation and materials moving 22,015 20,264 1,751 7,765 14,250 1,213 1,120 93 738 475 685 28 500
                           
Visual and performing arts 6,047 2,364 3,683 2,810 3,237 7,878 3,201 4,677 1,201 6,677 5,288 931 1,659
Fine and studio arts 2,610 830 1,780 2,458 152 3,378 1,305 2,073 2 3,376 3,345 30 3
Music and dance 537 392 145 102 435 484 343 141 99 385 127 167 190
Visual and performing arts, other 2,900 1,142 1,758 250 2,650 4,016 1,553 2,463 1,100 2,916 1,816 734 1,466
NOTE: Includes both degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions that participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Degree-granting institutions grant degrees at the associate's or higher level, while non-degree-granting institutions grant only awards below that level.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2010, Completions component. (This table was prepared August 2011.)
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