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Table 320.12. Certificates below the associate's degree level conferred by public less-than-2-year postsecondary institutions, by length of curriculum, sex of student, and discipline division: 2013-14
Discipline division Total,
all certificates
Less-than-1-year certificates 1- to less-than-4-year certificates
Total Male Female Total Male Female
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Total 32,303 15,097 8,110 6,987 17,206 5,617 11,589
Agriculture and natural resources 87 28 25 3 59 29 30
Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences
      related sciences
87 28 25 3 59 29 30
Natural resources and conservation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Architecture and related services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               
Biological and biomedical sciences 34 9 5 4 25 12 13
Business, management, marketing, and support services 1,249 703 204 499 546 139 407
Accounting and related services 201 70 15 55 131 37 94
Business/commerce, general 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Business administration, management, and operations 41 12 2 10 29 6 23
Management information systems and services 70 13 0 13 57 19 38
Business operations support and assistant services 659 400 80 320 259 44 215
Business and management, other 278 208 107 101 70 33 37
               
Communication, journalism, and related programs 47 26 11 15 21 14 7
Communications technologies 166 70 44 26 96 63 33
Computer and information sciences and support services 629 198 155 43 431 325 106
Construction trades 2,364 1,706 1,661 45 658 633 25
               
Education 52 40 1 39 12 0 12
Engineering 22 0 0 0 22 18 4
Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields1 1,213 812 762 50 401 375 26
English language and literature/letters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 605 436 103 333 169 6 163
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               
Health professions and related programs 16,461 6,473 1,326 5,147 9,988 1,115 8,873
Dental assisting 581 277 17 260 304 15 289
Emergency medical technician (EMT paramedic) 723 554 383 171 169 133 36
Clinical/medical lab science 335 328 63 265 7 0 7
Medical assisting 958 388 30 358 570 37 533
Pharmacy assisting 403 312 88 224 91 26 65
Other allied health assisting 647 443 224 219 204 24 180
Nursing and patient care assistant 2,701 2,523 309 2,214 178 18 160
Practical nursing 7,704 199 22 177 7,505 752 6,753
Nursing, registered nurse and other 14 0 0 0 14 0 14
Health sciences, other 2,395 1,449 190 1,259 946 110 836
Homeland security, law enforcement, and firefighting 1,219 1,195 1,039 156 24 20 4
Criminal justice and corrections 487 463 384 79 24 20 4
Fire control and safety 678 678 607 71 0 0 0
Homeland security and related protective services, other 54 54 48 6 0 0 0
               
Legal professions and studies 47 21 3 18 26 2 24
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities
      and humanities
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Library science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               
Mathematics and statistics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 2,703 1,051 1,017 34 1,652 1,580 72
Military technologies and applied sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multi/interdisciplinary studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
      studies
4 0 0 0 4 4 0
Personal and culinary services 2,623 582 124 458 2,041 374 1,667
Philosophy and religious studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physical sciences and science technologies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physical sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Science technologies/technicians 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Precision production 1,726 848 815 33 878 851 27
Psychology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public administration and social services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               
Social sciences and history 8 8 5 3 0 0 0
Social sciences 8 8 5 3 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
               
Theology and religious vocations 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Transportation and materials moving 845 816 764 52 29 28 1
               
Visual and performing arts 199 75 46 29 124 29 95
Fine and studio arts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Music and dance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Visual and performing arts, other2 199 75 46 29 124 29 95
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 public less-than-2-year postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
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 May 2016.)

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