Associates Degree Programs With the Highest Percentage of Continued Post-Secondary Enrollment

Title Number of Graduates
(2013 - 2014)
Percent Seeking
Continued Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 12545 14.75%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 12008 14.22%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 6570 11.04%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 6290 10.49%
Engineering Technology, General 4196 27.00%
Engineering Technology, General 3981 28.13%
Business Administration & Management, General 2950 23.49%
Business Administration & Management, General 2673 23.98%
Construction Trades, General 1994 10.88%
Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies 1994 13.74%
General Studies 1924 32.54%
Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies 1913 13.70%
Construction Trades, General 1843 9.60%
General Studies 1839 31.43%
Medical/Clinical Assistant 1357 15.03%
Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies & Humanities, Other 1243 5.63%
Medical/Clinical Assistant 1228 15.72%
Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies & Humanities, Other 1118 7.69%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 1007 28.80%
Accounting Technology/Technician & Bookkeeping 999 16.42%
Accounting Technology/Technician & Bookkeeping 988 16.09%
Business/Commerce, General 940 37.13%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 923 31.09%
Computer & Information Sciences, General 918 18.63%
Electrician 885 10.85%
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 869 16.80%
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 865 16.88%
Electrician 842 9.38%
Business/Commerce, General 838 37.59%
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Tech. 817 32.68%
Early Childhood Education & Teaching 808 22.40%
Early Childhood Education & Teaching 770 20.52%
Computer & Information Sciences, General 764 21.34%
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 752 29.39%
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Tech. 718 38.02%
Mechanics & Repairers, General 683 13.18%
Mechanics & Repairers, General 663 11.46%
Operations Management & Supervision 660 38.33%
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 655 30.84%
Operations Management & Supervision 640 35.00%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other 611 34.86%
Information Technology 558 14.87%
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 556 17.99%
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 549 18.58%
Industrial Technology/Technician 539 15.58%
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 537 3.35%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 531 12.81%
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 531 3.95%
Surgical Technology/Technologist 519 12.14%
Drafting & Design Technology/Technician, General 509 23.18%
Legal Studies, General 509 20.04%
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 509 20.04%
Drafting & Design Technology/Technician, General 501 22.16%
Pipefitting/Pipefitter & Sprinkler Fitter 499 8.82%
Surgical Technology/Technologist 489 11.45%
Legal Studies, General 483 18.63%
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 483 18.63%
Precision Production Trades, General 479 8.35%
Pipefitting/Pipefitter & Sprinkler Fitter 479 7.52%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other 477 40.04%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General 473 13.53%
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 463 16.63%
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 459 21.13%
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician 445 26.97%
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 429 35.66%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General 426 12.91%
Design & Visual Communications, General 400 13.00%
Precision Production Trades, General 400 9.75%
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 399 37.84%
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician 393 30.53%
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 383 21.15%
Design & Visual Communications, General 373 11.53%
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 348 21.55%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 339 14.16%
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 336 16.37%
Carpentry/Carpenter 335 14.93%
Information Technology 325 17.23%
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 295 14.58%
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 288 21.53%
Carpentry/Carpenter 275 15.27%
Industrial Technology/Technician 262 23.28%
Ironworking/Ironworker 259 3.09%
Criminal Justice/Police Science 257 30.35%
Agriculture, General 253 11.07%
Education, General 244 42.62%
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 241 24.90%
Criminal Justice/Police Science 238 31.09%
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 236 9.32%
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 232 15.52%
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other 230 25.22%
Agriculture, General 215 9.30%
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 210 29.52%
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other 205 31.22%
Agriculture, General 200 11.50%
Agriculture, General 200 11.50%
Interior Design 196 20.92%
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 195 31.28%
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 187 12.83%
Management Information Systems & Services, Other 187 42.78%
Construction Trades, Other 184 10.87%
Mechanics & Repairers, General 184 10.87%
Interior Design 181 19.89%
Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science, General 180 6.67%
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 176 39.77%
Construction Trades, Other 169 14.20%
Mechanics & Repairers, General 169 14.20%
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 163 22.09%
Building/Construction Finishing, Management & Inspection, Other 160 11.25%
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 160 12.50%
Ironworking/Ironworker 152 4.61%
Management Information Systems & Services, Other 149 48.32%
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 149 22.15%
Agriculture, General 148 9.46%
Agriculture, General 148 9.46%
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 148 32.43%
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 146 37.67%
Occupational Safety & Health Technology/Technician 133 14.29%
Building/Construction Finishing, Management & Inspection, Other 131 9.92%
Veterinary/Animal Health Techn. & Veterinary Assistant 130 43.85%
Science Technologies/Technicians, General 127 23.62%
Chemical Technology/Technician 127 23.62%
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 126 28.57%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 126 6.35%
Science Technologies/Technicians, General 125 27.20%
Chemical Technology/Technician 125 27.20%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 124 7.26%
Veterinary/Animal Health Techn. & Veterinary Assistant 122 31.15%
Occupational Safety & Health Technology/Technician 120 13.33%
Biotechnology 119 24.37%
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 117 17.09%
Occupational Therapist Assistant 115 13.91%
Occupational Therapist Assistant 114 12.28%
Education, General 114 38.60%
Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science, General 108 12.04%
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 104 22.12%
Biotechnology 101 26.73%
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 95 44.21%
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 93 39.78%
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking 93 15.05%
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 90 43.33%
Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, General 87 3.45%
Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, General 85 4.71%
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 84 8.33%
Work & Family Studies 80 30.00%
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking 79 20.25%
Work & Family Studies 78 35.90%
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 74 4.05%
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 68 47.06%
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 68 55.88%
Dental Assisting/Assistant 66 39.39%
Commercial & Advertising Art 66 24.24%
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician 66 19.70%
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology, General 65 7.69%
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 65 9.23%
Child Care & Support Services Management 64 39.06%
Child Care & Support Services Management 64 34.38%
Human Services, General 64 51.56%
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology, General 63 7.94%
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 63 11.11%
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician 62 25.81%
American Sign Language (ASL) 61 27.87%
Fire Science/Firefighting 60 33.33%
Fire Science/Firefighting 58 34.48%
Human Services, General 58 0.00%
Tool & Die Technology/Technician 58 5.17%
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 57 17.54%
American Sign Language (ASL) 55 30.91%
Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 55 14.55%
Commercial & Advertising Art 53 22.64%
Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications 53 20.75%
Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 52 23.08%
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 52 61.54%
Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications 51 27.45%
Robotics Technology/Technician 51 7.84%
Surveying Technology/Surveying 49 20.41%
Dental Assisting/Assistant 49 46.94%
Surveying Technology/Surveying 47 21.28%
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 46 0.00%
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 44 9.09%
Biomedical Technology/Technician 44 31.82%
Cooking & Related Culinary Arts, General 44 15.91%
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 42 35.71%
Cooking & Related Culinary Arts, General 42 14.29%
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 41 29.27%
Optomeric Technician/Assistant 40 22.50%
Robotics Technology/Technician 39 7.69%
Social Work 39 0.00%
Optomeric Technician/Assistant 38 21.05%
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 38 13.16%
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 38 18.42%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 37 0.00%
Mason/Masonry 36 2.78%
Agricultural Business & Management, General 36 5.56%
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 36 8.33%
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot & Flight Crew 36 0.00%
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 36 11.11%
Design & Applied Arts, Other 35 0.00%
Elementary Education & Teaching 34 0.00%
Mason/Masonry 34 5.88%
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 34 0.00%
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 33 12.12%
Tool & Die Technology/Technician 33 3.03%
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 33 15.15%
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 33 3.03%
Biomedical Technology/Technician 33 27.27%
Social Work 33 0.00%
Kindergarten/Preschool Education & Teaching 32 18.75%
Elementary Education & Teaching 31 0.00%
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General 31 12.90%
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers, Other 31 6.45%
Kindergarten/Preschool Education & Teaching 30 20.00%
Psychology, General 30 0.00%
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 30 16.67%
Recording Arts Technology/Technician 30 26.67%
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 29 10.34%
Library and Archives Assisting 29 37.93%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 29 0.00%
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 29 10.34%
Lineworker 29 0.00%
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 29 0.00%
Agricultural Business & Management, General 28 3.57%
Psychology, General 27 0.00%
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers, Other 26 7.69%
Graphic & Printing Equipment Operator, General Production 26 3.85%
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General 25 16.00%
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Other 25 0.00%
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot & Flight Crew 24 0.00%
Quality Control & Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other 23 26.09%
Sport & Fitness Administration/Management 23 0.00%
Lineworker 23 0.00%
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Other 22 0.00%
Labor Studies 22 0.00%
Graphic & Printing Equipment Operator, General Production 21 4.76%
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 21 28.57%
Quality Control & Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other 21 23.81%
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 21 0.00%
Recording Arts Technology/Technician 20 0.00%
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 20 15.00%
Natural Sciences 20 0.00%
Sport & Fitness Administration/Management 20 0.00%
Social Sciences, General 20 0.00%
Art/Art Studies, General 20 0.00%
Art/Art Studies, General 19 0.00%
Communication, Journalism & Related Programs, Other 18 16.67%
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 18 0.00%
Labor Studies 18 0.00%
Aviation/Airway Management & Operations 17 0.00%
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 17 17.65%
Natural Sciences 16 0.00%
Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other 16 0.00%
Precision Production Trades, General 16 0.00%
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 16 0.00%
Human Services, General 16 0.00%
Human Services, General 16 0.00%
Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other 16 0.00%
Precision Production Trades, General 16 0.00%
Security & Loss Prevention Services 15 0.00%
Social Sciences, General 15 0.00%
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 15 0.00%
Public Administration 15 0.00%
Aviation/Airway Management & Operations 15 0.00%
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 15 0.00%
Computer/Info. Techn. Svcs Administration & Management, Other 14 0.00%
Design & Applied Arts, Other 14 0.00%
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 14 0.00%
Trade & Industrial Teacher Education 14 0.00%
Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 14 0.00%
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 14 0.00%
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 13 0.00%
Pre-Engineering 13 0.00%
Security & Loss Prevention Services 13 0.00%
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 13 15.38%
Trade & Industrial Teacher Education 12 0.00%
Energy Management & Systems Technology/Technician 12 0.00%
Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 12 0.00%
Fine/Studio Arts, General 12 0.00%
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 12 0.00%
Communication, Journalism & Related Programs, Other 12 0.00%
Library and Archives Assisting 12 0.00%
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 12 0.00%
Journalism 11 0.00%
Boilermaking/Boilermaker 11 0.00%
Restaurant, Culinary & Catering Management/Manager 11 0.00%
Human Services, General 10 0.00%
Human Services, General 10 0.00%
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 10 0.00%
Histologic Technician 10 0.00%
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 10 0.00%
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 10 0.00%