Graduates earn 1,394 degrees, certificates from Piedmont Virginia Community College


About 50.2 percent of the 1,394 degrees and certificates handed out by Piedmont Virginia Community College in 2017-18 were to students in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Charlottesville conferred 465 certificates and 235 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in general studies, liberal arts and sciences, and other humanities. Data shows the school gave out 465 certificates in general studies, liberal arts and sciences, and other humanities, followed by 215 certificates in "other" allied health diagnostic, intervention, and treatment professions and 184 associate's degrees in general studies.

The college enrolled 5,608 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
-
465
465
General Studies
184
-
184
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
51
-
51
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
235
465
700
50.2
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
-
215
215
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
76
-
76
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
7
35
42
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
18
-
18
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
15
15
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
12
-
12
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
-
11
11
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
10
10
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
8
8
Health Professions and Related Programs total
113
294
407
29.2
Business Administration and Management, General
62
-
62
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
-
13
13
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
9
-
9
Accounting and Related Services, Other
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
71
13
84
6
Engineering, General
31
-
31
Engineering total
31
-
31
2.2
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
12
18
30
Personal and Culinary Services total
12
18
30
2.1
Computer Science
17
-
17
Computer and Information Sciences, General
7
-
7
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
3
3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
24
3
27
1.9
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
6
20
26
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
6
20
26
1.9
Biological and Physical Sciences
21
-
21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
21
-
21
1.5
Education, General
17
-
17
Education total
17
-
17
1.2
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
17
17
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
17
17
1.2
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
-
14
14
Industrial Technology/Technician
-
-
-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
-
14
14
1
Visual and Performing Arts, General
12
-
12
Design and Visual Communications, General
-
1
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
12
1
13
0.9
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
-
5
5
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
5
5
0.4
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
2
-
2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
2
-
2
0.1
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
-
-
-
Construction Trades, General
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
-
-
-
-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
-
-
-
Science Technologies/Technicians total
-
-
-
-

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