Both subbaccalaureate health sciences students and subbaccalaureate students in general more often seek an associate’s degree than a certificate. However, a smaller proportion of health sciences students than subbaccalaureate students in general seek an associate’s degree
|Figure 2. Percentage distributions of subbaccalaureate occupational health sciences students and all subbaccalaureate occupational education students, by selected enrollment and demographic characteristics: 2015-16|
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Data include students enrolled in Title IV eligible postsecondary institutions in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Other institutions are public less-than-2-year, public 4-year, private nonprofit, and more than one institution. Estimates and standard errors are available at https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/p175.asp, https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/p178.asp, https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/p182.asp, https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/p187.asp, and https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/p188.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2015–16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16).