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Table 320.10. Certificates below the associate's degree level conferred by postsecondary institutions, by length of curriculum, sex of student, institution level and control, and discipline division: 2013-14
Discipline division Less-than-1-year certificates 1- to less-than-4-year certificates
Total Sex Institution level Institution control Total Sex Institution level Institution control
Males Females Non-degree-granting (less-than-2-year) Degree-granting (2-year and 4-year) Public Non- profit For- profit Males Females Non-degree-granting (less-than-2-year) Degree-granting (2-year and 4-year) Public Non- profit For- profit
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Total 479,574 213,414 266,160 118,214 361,360 343,129 13,390 123,055 489,779 177,380 312,399 186,021 303,758 233,129 17,340 239,310
Agriculture and natural resources 3,322 2,095 1,227 90 3,232 3,143 17 162 2,330 1,463 867 178 2,152 2,111 121 98
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences
      related sciences
2,711 1,701 1,010 90 2,621 2,576 0 135 2,207 1,370 837 176 2,031 1,990 119 98
Natural resources and conservation 611 394 217 0 611 567 17 27 123 93 30 2 121 121 2 0
Architecture and related services 243 148 95 0 243 193 49 1 109 71 38 0 109 72 37 0
Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 442 116 326 0 442 422 20 0 151 32 119 0 151 147 4 0
                                 
Biological and biomedical sciences 732 202 530 25 707 711 5 16 194 67 127 83 111 117 54 23
Business, management, marketing, and support services 50,889 17,407 33,482 3,401 47,488 45,929 983 3,977 24,198 6,680 17,518 3,154 21,044 20,293 1,198 2,707
Accounting and related services 9,905 2,995 6,910 601 9,304 8,844 75 986 5,597 1,315 4,282 616 4,981 4,837 436 324
Business/commerce, general 2,133 906 1,227 0 2,133 2,086 39 8 1,639 838 801 0 1,639 1,477 7 155
Business administration, management, and operations 10,969 4,295 6,674 17 10,952 10,473 116 380 4,127 1,491 2,636 45 4,082 3,690 47 390
Management information systems and services 949 558 391 274 675 490 62 397 250 132 118 79 171 234 0 16
Business operations support and assistant services 11,499 2,948 8,551 1,691 9,808 10,004 103 1,392 7,771 1,208 6,563 1,908 5,863 6,076 364 1,331
Business and management, other 15,434 5,705 9,729 818 14,616 14,032 588 814 4,814 1,696 3,118 506 4,308 3,979 344 491
                                 
Communication, journalism, and related programs 1,993 963 1,030 237 1,756 1,731 106 156 1,860 1,109 751 1,292 568 460 139 1,261
Communications technologies 2,353 1,433 920 465 1,888 1,897 28 428 3,201 2,514 687 1,793 1,408 1,381 15 1,805
Computer and information sciences and support services 23,485 16,647 6,838 2,514 20,971 20,337 240 2,908 10,250 7,719 2,531 2,206 8,044 7,426 236 2,588
Construction trades 12,568 11,916 652 3,355 9,213 10,951 629 988 12,968 12,457 511 3,857 9,111 8,323 530 4,115
                                 
Education 5,929 803 5,126 71 5,858 4,754 751 424 3,652 423 3,229 377 3,275 2,480 857 315
Engineering 595 497 98 235 360 486 0 109 329 268 61 39 290 269 50 10
Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields1 18,129 15,776 2,353 2,460 15,669 15,710 221 2,198 14,207 12,916 1,291 2,469 11,738 9,012 322 4,873
English language and literature/letters 1,006 324 682 187 819 622 370 14 1,115 390 725 775 340 134 92 889
                                 
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 14,143 1,240 12,903 1,073 13,070 13,986 51 106 3,734 271 3,463 310 3,424 3,664 47 23
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 1,197 256 941 0 1,197 1,041 149 7 598 97 501 1 597 543 55 0
                                 
Health professions and related programs 177,063 34,359 142,704 55,211 121,852 102,894 5,330 68,839 183,142 25,921 157,221 60,856 122,286 70,464 8,342 104,336
Dental assisting 8,101 772 7,329 3,232 4,869 1,519 251 6,331 14,113 1,307 12,806 4,222 9,891 4,517 59 9,537
Emergency medical technician (EMT paramedic) 16,457 10,914 5,543 1,122 15,335 15,891 92 474 5,198 3,927 1,271 481 4,717 4,640 265 293
Clinical/medical lab science 9,471 1,392 8,079 2,372 7,099 6,549 182 2,740 2,326 611 1,715 596 1,730 692 666 968
Medical assisting 21,387 2,102 19,285 11,072 10,315 2,682 1,523 17,182 51,708 4,714 46,994 19,774 31,934 6,347 1,625 43,736
Pharmacy assisting 6,473 1,567 4,906 2,967 3,506 2,157 654 3,662 7,788 1,740 6,048 1,676 6,112 1,970 89 5,729
Other allied health assisting 7,470 2,349 5,121 1,841 5,629 4,741 55 2,674 3,297 418 2,879 1,442 1,855 947 221 2,129
Nursing and patient care assistant 46,534 5,911 40,623 11,261 35,273 38,335 754 7,445 982 102 880 317 665 418 0 564
Practical nursing 6,257 682 5,575 852 5,405 5,542 79 636 49,825 5,643 44,182 16,353 33,472 33,836 1,355 14,634
Nursing, registered nurse and other 1,599 198 1,401 0 1,599 1,476 123 0 3,402 473 2,929 2,167 1,235 1,038 2,037 327
Health sciences, other 53,314 8,472 44,842 20,492 32,822 24,002 1,617 27,695 44,503 6,986 37,517 13,828 30,675 16,059 2,025 26,419
Homeland security, law enforcement, and firefighting 27,237 20,160 7,077 3,001 24,236 26,360 429 448 7,159 4,661 2,498 162 6,997 6,514 167 478
Criminal justice and corrections 20,464 14,115 6,349 1,441 19,023 19,911 366 187 5,778 3,470 2,308 152 5,626 5,250 54 474
Fire control and safety 6,096 5,612 484 1,438 4,658 6,073 7 16 1,213 1,112 101 10 1,203 1,213 0 0
Homeland security and related protective services, other 677 433 244 122 555 376 56 245 168 79 89 0 168 51 113 4
                                 
Legal professions and studies 2,006 350 1,656 165 1,841 1,228 234 544 3,444 598 2,846 561 2,883 2,642 286 516
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities
      and humanities
3,224 1,239 1,985 0 3,224 3,214 10 0 36,266 14,316 21,950 0 36,266 36,193 73 0
Library science 224 31 193 0 224 224 0 0 60 10 50 0 60 60 0 0
                                 
Mathematics and statistics 166 124 42 0 166 146 20 0 17 14 3 0 17 12 5 0
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 32,423 30,565 1,858 3,788 28,635 30,143 559 1,721 50,338 48,443 1,895 22,413 27,925 22,360 973 27,005
Military technologies and applied sciences 25 20 5 0 25 9 0 16 36 25 11 0 36 36 0 0
Multi/interdisciplinary studies 1,525 647 878 5 1,520 1,152 55 318 1,203 627 576 0 1,203 1,168 34 1
                                 
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
      studies
2,400 1,121 1,279 687 1,713 1,572 34 794 650 357 293 97 553 431 5 214
Personal and culinary services 38,157 5,545 32,612 27,158 10,999 10,065 276 27,816 98,125 14,332 83,793 78,804 19,321 13,967 1,168 82,990
Philosophy and religious studies 59 27 32 0 59 43 16 0 11 2 9 0 11 5 6 0
Physical sciences and science technologies 886 618 268 73 813 881 5 0 998 671 327 0 998 998 0 0
Physical sciences 197 126 71 0 197 192 5 0 17 13 4 0 17 17 0 0
Science technologies/technicians 689 492 197 73 616 689 0 0 981 658 323 0 981 981 0 0
Precision production 21,616 20,501 1,115 3,421 18,195 19,280 700 1,636 15,900 15,096 804 4,703 11,197 11,740 867 3,293
Psychology 209 35 174 0 209 69 140 0 64 9 55 0 64 59 5 0
Public administration and social services 1,176 279 897 14 1,162 1,034 97 45 1,179 206 973 0 1,179 1,111 63 5
                                 
Social sciences and history 1,089 612 477 8 1,081 968 121 0 368 201 167 0 368 353 15 0
Social sciences 1,064 604 460 8 1,056 944 120 0 361 196 165 0 361 346 15 0
History 25 8 17 0 25 24 1 0 7 5 2 0 7 7 0 0
                                 
Theology and religious vocations 297 129 168 0 297 2 295 0 819 349 470 437 382 1 818 0
Transportation and materials moving 27,803 25,166 2,637 9,644 18,159 18,298 777 8,728 979 914 65 316 663 631 18 330
                                 
Visual and performing arts 4,963 2,063 2,900 926 4,037 3,634 673 656 10,125 4,151 5,974 1,138 8,987 7,952 738 1,435
Fine and studio arts 787 293 494 658 129 116 529 142 5,411 1,999 3,412 5 5,406 5,339 71 1
Music and dance 280 170 110 0 280 197 4 79 431 288 143 93 338 126 148 157
Visual and performing arts, other2 3,896 1,600 2,296 268 3,628 3,321 140 435 4,283 1,864 2,419 1,040 3,243 2,487 519 1,277
1 Excludes "Construction trades" and "Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians," which are listed separately.
2 Includes design and applied arts, drama and theatre arts, film and photographic arts, and all other arts not included under "Fine and studio arts" or "Music and dance."
NOTE: Data are for postsecondary institutions participating 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 2014, Completions component. (This table was prepared April 2016.)

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