Graduates earn 130 degrees, certificates from Oglala Lakota College


About 37.7 percent of the 130 degrees and certificates handed out by Oglala Lakota College in 2017-18 were to students in area, ethnic, cultural, gender and group studies 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 Kyle conferred 23 associate's degrees and 12 bachelor's degrees in area, ethnic, cultural, gender and group studies programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in american indian/native american studies. Data shows the school gave out 23 associate's degrees in american indian/native american studies, followed by 18 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management and 12 bachelor's degrees in american indian/native american studies.

The college enrolled 1,246 students for 2017-18, including 1,216 in undergraduate programs and 30 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
American Indian/Native American Studies
12
23
11
3
49
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
12
23
11
3
49
37.7
Business Administration and Management, General
18
-
-
-
18
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
1
-
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
18
1
-
-
19
14.6
Elementary Education and Teaching
5
3
-
-
8
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
3
5
-
-
8
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
-
-
-
-
-
Education total
8
8
-
-
16
12.3
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
-
11
-
-
11
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
11
-
-
11
8.5
Information Technology
9
-
-
-
9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
9
-
-
-
9
6.9
Construction Trades, General
-
7
-
-
7
Electrician
-
2
-
-
2
Construction Trades total
-
9
-
-
9
6.9
Social Sciences, General
7
-
-
-
7
Social Sciences total
7
-
-
-
7
5.4
Social Work
6
-
-
-
6
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
6
-
-
-
6
4.6
Natural Sciences
3
-
-
-
3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
3
-
-
-
3
2.3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
1
-
-
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
1
-
-
-
1
0.8
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General
-
-
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
-
-
-
-
-
-

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