Associates Degree Programs With the Highest Percentage of Employment or Continued Enrollment the Year Following Graduation

Title Number of Graduates
(2013 - 2014)
Percent Employed or Continuing Enrollment
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 12545 101.71%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 12008 98.53%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 6570 100.94%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 6290 97.93%
Engineering Technology, General 4196 92.28%
Engineering Technology, General 3981 98.29%
Business Administration & Management, General 2950 98.85%
Business Administration & Management, General 2673 97.61%
Construction Trades, General 1994 90.42%
Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies 1994 40.97%
General Studies 1924 93.97%
Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies 1913 43.81%
Construction Trades, General 1843 84.48%
General Studies 1839 89.07%
Medical/Clinical Assistant 1357 99.41%
Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies & Humanities, Other 1243 24.14%
Medical/Clinical Assistant 1228 95.85%
Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies & Humanities, Other 1118 32.11%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 1007 105.06%
Accounting Technology/Technician & Bookkeeping 999 91.69%
Accounting Technology/Technician & Bookkeeping 988 87.45%
Business/Commerce, General 940 103.51%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 923 104.33%
Computer & Information Sciences, General 918 89.22%
Electrician 885 85.31%
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 869 92.75%
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 865 96.07%
Electrician 842 79.81%
Business/Commerce, General 838 105.97%
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Tech. 817 96.70%
Early Childhood Education & Teaching 808 92.33%
Early Childhood Education & Teaching 770 93.51%
Computer & Information Sciences, General 764 95.29%
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 752 98.94%
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Tech. 718 108.08%
Mechanics & Repairers, General 683 87.12%
Mechanics & Repairers, General 663 83.41%
Operations Management & Supervision 660 107.58%
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 655 99.54%
Operations Management & Supervision 640 100.31%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other 611 91.16%
Information Technology 558 89.61%
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 556 104.68%
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 549 107.83%
Industrial Technology/Technician 539 94.81%
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 537 93.30%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 531 90.02%
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 531 89.83%
Surgical Technology/Technologist 519 97.30%
Drafting & Design Technology/Technician, General 509 95.68%
Legal Studies, General 509 93.91%
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 509 93.91%
Drafting & Design Technology/Technician, General 501 90.62%
Pipefitting/Pipefitter & Sprinkler Fitter 499 95.99%
Surgical Technology/Technologist 489 97.96%
Legal Studies, General 483 90.27%
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 483 90.27%
Precision Production Trades, General 479 90.61%
Pipefitting/Pipefitter & Sprinkler Fitter 479 88.73%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other 477 102.31%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General 473 93.45%
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 463 102.16%
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 459 109.59%
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician 445 62.47%
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 429 116.08%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General 426 92.96%
Design & Visual Communications, General 400 81.50%
Precision Production Trades, General 400 87.50%
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 399 123.81%
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician 393 71.76%
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 383 100.26%
Design & Visual Communications, General 373 76.94%
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 348 98.56%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 339 92.04%
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 336 96.13%
Carpentry/Carpenter 335 93.73%
Information Technology 325 88.00%
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 295 95.93%
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 288 112.85%
Carpentry/Carpenter 275 87.27%
Industrial Technology/Technician 262 103.05%
Ironworking/Ironworker 259 85.33%
Criminal Justice/Police Science 257 105.84%
Agriculture, General 253 76.28%
Education, General 244 112.30%
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 241 114.94%
Criminal Justice/Police Science 238 107.98%
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 236 96.19%
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 232 105.17%
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other 230 86.96%
Agriculture, General 215 71.16%
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 210 91.90%
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other 205 92.20%
Agriculture, General 200 74.00%
Agriculture, General 200 74.00%
Interior Design 196 85.71%
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 195 98.46%
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 187 90.91%
Management Information Systems & Services, Other 187 113.37%
Construction Trades, Other 184 80.98%
Mechanics & Repairers, General 184 80.98%
Interior Design 181 89.50%
Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science, General 180 60.00%
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 176 103.41%
Construction Trades, Other 169 86.98%
Mechanics & Repairers, General 169 86.98%
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 163 94.48%
Building/Construction Finishing, Management & Inspection, Other 160 85.00%
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 160 81.88%
Ironworking/Ironworker 152 76.97%
Management Information Systems & Services, Other 149 122.82%
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 149 89.26%
Agriculture, General 148 66.22%
Agriculture, General 148 66.22%
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 148 100.00%
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 146 102.05%
Occupational Safety & Health Technology/Technician 133 100.00%
Building/Construction Finishing, Management & Inspection, Other 131 82.44%
Veterinary/Animal Health Techn. & Veterinary Assistant 130 120.77%
Science Technologies/Technicians, General 127 89.76%
Chemical Technology/Technician 127 89.76%
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 126 95.24%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 126 87.30%
Science Technologies/Technicians, General 125 96.00%
Chemical Technology/Technician 125 96.00%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 124 90.32%
Veterinary/Animal Health Techn. & Veterinary Assistant 122 91.80%
Occupational Safety & Health Technology/Technician 120 95.83%
Biotechnology 119 103.36%
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 117 100.00%
Occupational Therapist Assistant 115 93.04%
Occupational Therapist Assistant 114 91.23%
Education, General 114 104.39%
Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science, General 108 76.85%
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 104 109.62%
Biotechnology 101 103.96%
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 95 120.00%
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 93 115.05%
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking 93 90.32%
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 90 108.89%
Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, General 87 81.61%
Funeral Service & Mortuary Science, General 85 78.82%
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 84 90.48%
Work & Family Studies 80 100.00%
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking 79 96.20%
Work & Family Studies 78 108.97%
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 74 90.54%
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 68 117.65%
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 68 136.76%
Dental Assisting/Assistant 66 125.76%
Commercial & Advertising Art 66 96.97%
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician 66 98.48%
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology, General 65 69.23%
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 65 81.54%
Child Care & Support Services Management 64 118.75%
Child Care & Support Services Management 64 109.38%
Human Services, General 64 120.31%
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology, General 63 65.08%
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 63 87.30%
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician 62 108.06%
American Sign Language (ASL) 61 88.52%
Fire Science/Firefighting 60 120.00%
Fire Science/Firefighting 58 124.14%
Human Services, General 58 72.41%
Tool & Die Technology/Technician 58 91.38%
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 57 98.25%
American Sign Language (ASL) 55 92.73%
Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 55 85.45%
Commercial & Advertising Art 53 103.77%
Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications 53 84.91%
Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 52 98.08%
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 52 144.23%
Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications 51 103.92%
Robotics Technology/Technician 51 62.75%
Surveying Technology/Surveying 49 108.16%
Dental Assisting/Assistant 49 128.57%
Surveying Technology/Surveying 47 112.77%
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 46 0.00%
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 44 100.00%
Biomedical Technology/Technician 44 118.18%
Cooking & Related Culinary Arts, General 44 81.82%
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 42 102.38%
Cooking & Related Culinary Arts, General 42 97.62%
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 41 90.24%
Optomeric Technician/Assistant 40 107.50%
Robotics Technology/Technician 39 64.10%
Social Work 39 71.79%
Optomeric Technician/Assistant 38 107.89%
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 38 100.00%
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 38 86.84%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 37 59.46%
Mason/Masonry 36 94.44%
Agricultural Business & Management, General 36 61.11%
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 36 75.00%
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot & Flight Crew 36 55.56%
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 36 100.00%
Design & Applied Arts, Other 35 0.00%
Elementary Education & Teaching 34 91.18%
Mason/Masonry 34 88.24%
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 34 0.00%
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 33 96.97%
Tool & Die Technology/Technician 33 87.88%
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 33 78.79%
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 33 87.88%
Biomedical Technology/Technician 33 103.03%
Social Work 33 66.67%
Kindergarten/Preschool Education & Teaching 32 96.88%
Elementary Education & Teaching 31 90.32%
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General 31 106.45%
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers, Other 31 96.77%
Kindergarten/Preschool Education & Teaching 30 96.67%
Psychology, General 30 73.33%
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 30 106.67%
Recording Arts Technology/Technician 30 86.67%
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 29 65.52%
Library and Archives Assisting 29 110.34%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 29 65.52%
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 29 89.66%
Lineworker 29 96.55%
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 29 0.00%
Agricultural Business & Management, General 28 67.86%
Psychology, General 27 66.67%
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers, Other 26 103.85%
Graphic & Printing Equipment Operator, General Production 26 92.31%
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General 25 104.00%
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Other 25 76.00%
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot & Flight Crew 24 58.33%
Quality Control & Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other 23 117.39%
Sport & Fitness Administration/Management 23 73.91%
Lineworker 23 100.00%
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Other 22 72.73%
Labor Studies 22 77.27%
Graphic & Printing Equipment Operator, General Production 21 95.24%
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 21 123.81%
Quality Control & Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other 21 114.29%
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 21 47.62%
Recording Arts Technology/Technician 20 65.00%
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 20 105.00%
Natural Sciences 20 75.00%
Sport & Fitness Administration/Management 20 60.00%
Social Sciences, General 20 75.00%
Art/Art Studies, General 20 0.00%
Art/Art Studies, General 19 68.42%
Communication, Journalism & Related Programs, Other 18 100.00%
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 18 0.00%
Labor Studies 18 66.67%
Aviation/Airway Management & Operations 17 64.71%
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 17 111.76%
Natural Sciences 16 75.00%
Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other 16 100.00%
Precision Production Trades, General 16 100.00%
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 16 87.50%
Human Services, General 16 68.75%
Human Services, General 16 68.75%
Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other 16 100.00%
Precision Production Trades, General 16 100.00%
Security & Loss Prevention Services 15 80.00%
Social Sciences, General 15 86.67%
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 15 0.00%
Public Administration 15 73.33%
Aviation/Airway Management & Operations 15 0.00%
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 15 86.67%
Computer/Info. Techn. Svcs Administration & Management, Other 14 0.00%
Design & Applied Arts, Other 14 0.00%
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 14 85.71%
Trade & Industrial Teacher Education 14 0.00%
Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 14 0.00%
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 14 78.57%
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 13 92.31%
Pre-Engineering 13 84.62%
Security & Loss Prevention Services 13 84.62%
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 13 115.38%
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 83.33%
Library and Archives Assisting 12 83.33%
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 12 0.00%
Journalism 11 0.00%
Boilermaking/Boilermaker 11 90.91%
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%