Graduates earn 432 degrees, certificates from Harcum College


About 44 percent of the 432 degrees and certificates handed out by Harcum College in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related 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 private not-for-profit institution in Mawr conferred 180 associate's degrees and 10 certificates in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in child care provider/assistant. Data shows the school gave out 78 associate's degrees in child care provider/assistant, followed by 78 associate's degrees in general human services and 43 associate's degrees in physical therapy technician/assistant.

The college enrolled 1,481 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
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
43
-
43
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
41
-
41
Occupational Therapist Assistant
38
-
38
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
24
-
24
Dental Assisting/Assistant
11
10
21
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
11
-
11
Histologic Technician
7
-
7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
5
-
5
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
-
-
-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
180
10
190
44
Child Care Provider/Assistant
78
-
78
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
78
-
78
18.1
Human Services, General
78
-
78
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
78
-
78
18.1
Business Administration and Management, General
19
-
19
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
2
-
2
Retailing and Retail Operations
2
-
2
Accounting
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
23
-
23
5.3
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
23
-
23
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
23
-
23
5.3
General Studies
19
-
19
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
19
-
19
4.4
Urban Education and Leadership
6
-
6
Education total
6
-
6
1.4
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
6
-
6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
6
-
6
1.4
Interior Design
3
-
3
Fashion/Apparel Design
2
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
-
5
1.2
Animal Health
4
-
4
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
4
-
4
0.9

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