Graduates earn 300 degrees, certificates from Western Oklahoma State College


About 32.3 percent of the 300 degrees and certificates handed out by Western Oklahoma State 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 public institution in Altus conferred 97 associate's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies. Data shows the school gave out 81 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 78 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse and 19 associate's degrees in medical radiologic technology/science - radiation therapist.

The college enrolled 1,346 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
78
-
78
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
19
-
19
Health Professions and Related Programs total
97
-
97
32.3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
81
-
81
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
81
-
81
27
Business Administration and Management, General
17
-
17
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
5
-
5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
22
-
22
7.3
Criminal Justice/Police Science
18
-
18
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
18
-
18
6
Agriculture, General
16
-
16
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
16
-
16
5.3
Mathematics, General
14
-
14
Mathematics and Statistics total
14
-
14
4.7
Child Development
4
8
12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
4
8
12
4
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
12
-
12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
12
-
12
4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
10
-
10
Education total
10
-
10
3.3
Psychology, General
8
-
8
Psychology total
8
-
8
2.7
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
4
-
4
Transportation and Materials Moving total
4
-
4
1.3
Mechanics and Repairers, General
2
-
2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
2
-
2
0.7
Social Sciences, General
2
-
2
Social Sciences total
2
-
2
0.7
Music, General
2
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
2
-
2
0.7
Military Applied Sciences, Other
-
-
-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences total
-
-
-
-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-

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