Parkland College: Majors & Ratings

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Parkland College offers 69 majors and allows you to earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Below we list majors offered at Parkland College as well as diplomas and certificates available for each major.

Accounting and Finance Majors

Accounting
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
+ Best-Accounting-Schools.com program rating: Accounting and Finance Program Rating - Fair
+ All Accounting and Finance colleges in Illinois

Agriculture Majors

Agribusiness
· associate's degree
Agricultural Business Technology
· associate's degree
Agricultural Business and Management
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation
· several-month certificate
· associate's degree
Equine Science and Management
· associate's degree
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
· associate's degree
+ Agriculture-Schools.com program rating: Agriculture Program Rating - Fair
+ All Agriculture colleges in Illinois

Art Majors

General Fine and Studio Arts
· associate's degree
+ Best-Art-Colleges.com program rating: Art Program Rating - Fair
+ All Art colleges in Illinois

Automotive and Mechanic Majors

Autobody, Collision and Repair Technology
· several-month certificate
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
Automotive Mechanics Technology
· several-month certificate
· associate's degree
Diesel Mechanics Technology
· associate's degree
+ Mechanics-Schools.com program rating: Automotive and Mechanic Program Rating - Fair
+ All Automotive and Mechanic colleges in Illinois

Biology Majors

Biological and Physical Sciences
· associate's degree
+ Biology-Colleges.com program rating: Biology Program Rating - Good
+ All Biology colleges in Illinois

Broadcasting Majors

Digital Communication and Multimedia
· associate's degree
Photographic and Video Technology
· associate's degree
Radio and Television
· associate's degree
+ Journalism-Schools.com program rating: Broadcasting Program Rating - Fair
+ All Broadcasting colleges in Illinois

Business Majors

Agribusiness
· associate's degree
Agricultural Business Technology
· associate's degree
Agricultural Business and Management
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
Entrepreneurial Studies
· 1-year certificate
General Business Administration and Management
· associate's degree
International Business, Trade and Commerce
· 1-year certificate
Restaurant and Food Services Management
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
· associate's degree
+ Best-Business-Colleges.com program rating: Business Program Rating - Fair
+ All Business colleges in Illinois

Communication and Journalism Majors

Digital Communication and Multimedia
· associate's degree
Radio and Television
· associate's degree
+ Journalism-Schools.com program rating: Communication and Journalism Program Rating - Fair
+ All Communication and Journalism colleges in Illinois

Computer Science Majors

Computer Graphics
· several-month certificate
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
· several-month certificate
Computer Systems Technology
· associate's degree
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
· several-month certificate
Digital Communication and Multimedia
· associate's degree
General Data Entry and Microcomputer Applications
· associate's degree
Multimedia and Information Resources Design
· several-month certificate
Specific Applications Computer Programming
· associate's degree
System Administration
· several-month certificate
· associate's degree
Web and Multimedia Management
· several-month certificate
+ Computer-Science-Schools.com program rating: Computer Science Program Rating - Fair
+ All Computer Science colleges in Illinois

Construction Majors

Construction Management
· associate's degree
Other Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection
· associate's degree
Pipefitting and Sprinkler Fitting
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
+ Construction-Colleges.com program rating: Construction Program Rating - Fair
+ All Construction colleges in Illinois

Criminal Justice Majors

Criminal Justice and Police Science
· associate's degree
+ Police-Schools.com program rating: Criminal Justice Program Rating - Fair
+ All Criminal Justice colleges in Illinois

Culinary Majors

Restaurant and Food Services Management
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
+ Best-Culinary-Colleges.com program rating: Culinary Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Culinary colleges in Illinois

Dental Majors

Dental Hygiene
· associate's degree
+ Dental-Colleges.com program rating: Dental Program Rating - Fair
+ All Dental colleges in Illinois

Education Majors

Multiple Levels Teacher Education
· associate's degree
Music Teacher Education
· associate's degree
+ Best-Education-Schools.com program rating: Education Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Education colleges in Illinois

Electrical and Electronics Majors

Electrician
· 1-year certificate
Industrial Electronics Technology
· 1-year certificate
+ Electrical-Schools.com program rating: Electrical and Electronics Program Rating - Poor
+ All Electrical and Electronics colleges in Illinois

Engineering Majors

Design and Drafting Technology
· 1-year certificate
General Engineering
· associate's degree
Surveying Technology
· associate's degree
+ Best-Engineering-Colleges.com program rating: Engineering Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Engineering colleges in Illinois

Firefighting Majors

Fire Science and Firefighting
· associate's degree
+ Fire-Schools.com program rating: Firefighting Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Firefighting colleges in Illinois

General Studies Majors

Biological and Physical Sciences
· associate's degree
General Studies
· associate's degree
Liberal Arts and Sciences
· associate's degree
+ All General Studies colleges in Illinois

Graphic Design and Animation Majors

Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
· several-month certificate
Graphic Design
· associate's degree
Multimedia and Information Resources Design
· several-month certificate
+ Graphic-Schools.com program rating: Graphic Design and Animation Program Rating - Fair
+ All Graphic Design and Animation colleges in Illinois

HVAC Majors

HVAC and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
+ Best-Hvac-Schools.com program rating: HVAC Program Rating - Fair
+ All HVAC colleges in Illinois

Industrial Technologies Majors

Industrial Electronics Technology
· 1-year certificate
Industrial Technology
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
Surveying Technology
· associate's degree
+ Mechanics-Schools.com program rating: Industrial Technologies Program Rating - Fair
+ All Industrial Technologies colleges in Illinois

Installation and Repair Majors

Industrial Electronics Technology
· 1-year certificate
Pipefitting and Sprinkler Fitting
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
+ Mechanics-Schools.com program rating: Installation and Repair Program Rating - Fair
+ All Installation and Repair colleges in Illinois

Management Majors

Agricultural Business and Management
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
Entrepreneurial Studies
· 1-year certificate
Equine Science and Management
· associate's degree
General Business Administration and Management
· associate's degree
Other Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection
· associate's degree
Property Maintenance and Management
· 1-year certificate
Resort Management
· associate's degree
Restaurant and Food Services Management
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
+ Best-Management-Schools.com program rating: Management Program Rating - Fair
+ All Management colleges in Illinois

Marketing and Advertising Majors

Selling Skills and Sales Operations
· associate's degree
+ Best-Marketing-Schools.com program rating: Marketing and Advertising Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Marketing and Advertising colleges in Illinois

Massage Therapy and Chiropractic Majors

Massage Therapy
· 1-year certificate
+ Massage-Colleges.com program rating: Massage Therapy and Chiropractic Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Massage Therapy and Chiropractic colleges in Illinois

Medical Majors

Radiologic Technology Science
· associate's degree
Respiratory Care Therapy
· associate's degree
Surgical Technology
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
+ Med-Colleges.com program rating: Medical Program Rating - Good
+ All Medical colleges in Illinois

Medical Assistant Majors

Animal Health Technology and Veterinary Assistant
· associate's degree
Dental Hygiene
· associate's degree
Dietetic Technician
· 1-year certificate
Emergency Care Attendant
· several-month certificate
Medical Assistant
· several-month certificate
Medical Transcription
· several-month certificate
Occupational Therapist Assistant
· associate's degree
+ Medical-Assistant-Colleges.com program rating: Medical Assistant Program Rating - Good
+ All Medical Assistant colleges in Illinois

Music Majors

General Music
· associate's degree
Music Teacher Education
· associate's degree
+ Best-Music-Colleges.com program rating: Music Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Music colleges in Illinois

Nursing Majors

Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurse Training
· 1-year certificate
Nursing Assistant, Aide and Patient Care Assistant
· several-month certificate
Registered Nursing
· associate's degree
+ Best-Nursing-Colleges.com program rating: Nursing Program Rating - Good
+ All Nursing colleges in Illinois

Occupational Therapy Majors

Occupational Therapist Assistant
· associate's degree
+ All Occupational Therapy colleges in Illinois

Office and Clerical Services Majors

Executive Assistant Secretary
· several-month certificate
· associate's degree
General Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
· several-month certificate
· 1-year certificate
General Data Entry and Microcomputer Applications
· associate's degree
Office Automation Technology and Data Entry
· several-month certificate
+ Secretary-Schools.com program rating: Office and Clerical Services Program Rating - Fair
+ All Office and Clerical Services colleges in Illinois

Photography Majors

Photographic and Video Technology
· associate's degree
+ Best-Art-Colleges.com program rating: Photography Program Rating - Fair
+ All Photography colleges in Illinois

Radiology Technology Majors

Radiologic Technology Science
· associate's degree
+ Medical-Assistant-Colleges.com program rating: Radiology Technology Program Rating - Good
+ All Radiology Technology colleges in Illinois

Resort and Hospitality Majors

Hotel Administration and Management
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
Resort Management
· associate's degree
+ Hospitality-Colleges.com program rating: Resort and Hospitality Program Rating - Fair
+ All Resort and Hospitality colleges in Illinois

Retailing and Wholesaling Majors

Selling Skills and Sales Operations
· associate's degree
+ Best-Marketing-Schools.com program rating: Retailing and Wholesaling Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Retailing and Wholesaling colleges in Illinois

Trucking Majors

Truck and Bus Driver, Commercial Vehicle Operation
· several-month certificate
+ Best-Trucking-Schools.com program rating: Trucking Program Rating - Below Average
+ All Trucking colleges in Illinois

Veterinary Majors

Animal Health Technology and Veterinary Assistant
· associate's degree
+ Veterinary-Colleges.com program rating: Veterinary Program Rating - Fair
+ All Veterinary colleges in Illinois

Work and Family Studies Majors

Child Care Providing
· several-month certificate
· 1-year certificate
· associate's degree
+ All Work and Family Studies colleges in Illinois

Learn More About Parkland College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Illinois Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Read information about 104 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Galesburg, Quincy, Decatur, Joliet, Peoria, and 65 other cities. Around 8,000 accounting and finance diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for accounting and finance degree programs in IL is around $23,800.

Agriculture
Our directory contains 32 agriculture schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, Mount Carmel, Harrisburg, River Grove, Carbondale, Freeport, and 26 other cities. Approximately 2,000 agriculture diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for agriculture programs in IL is around $17,600.

Art
Get details on 70 art schools and colleges in Chicago, Springfield, Elgin, River Forest, Champaign, Aurora, Edwardsville, and 47 other cities. Approximately 2,600 art diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for art degree programs in IL is roughly $26,700.

Automotive and Mechanic
Learn more about 41 automotive and mechanic schools and colleges in Chicago, Elgin, Harrisburg, Mount Carmel, Sugar Grove, Carterville, Decatur, and 36 other cities. Around 3,500 automotive and mechanic diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for automotive and mechanic degree programs in IL is about $9,600.

Biology
Detailed information about 102 biology schools and colleges in Chicago, Galesburg, Joliet, Normal, Quincy, Springfield, Rockford, and 68 other cities. About 11,100 biology diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for biology programs in IL - $17,300.

Broadcasting
We list 29 broadcasting schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, Glen Ellyn, Mount Carmel, Sugar Grove, Chicago Heights, Lombard, and 21 other cities. About 1,200 broadcasting diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for broadcasting degree programs in IL is about $21,900.

Business
Read about 123 business schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Schaumburg, Springfield, Lincoln, Normal, Quincy, and 74 other cities. Around 21,800 business degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for business degree programs in IL - $21,500.

Communication and Journalism
Read information about 60 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Chicago, River Forest, Champaign, Grayslake, Mattoon, University Park, Carbondale, and 41 other cities. Approximately 5,200 communication and journalism diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for communication and journalism degree programs in IL - $27,200.

Computer Science
Our listing contains 126 computer science schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Springfield, Normal, Peoria, Schaumburg, River Forest, and 75 more cities. Approximately 8,100 computer science degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in IL is approximately $19,000.

Construction
Read about 33 construction schools and colleges in Chicago, Normal, Crystal Lake, Grayslake, Carterville, Edwardsville, Mattoon, and 26 other cities. About 700 construction diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for construction degree programs in IL is around $12,700.

Criminal Justice
Get details on 93 criminal justice schools and colleges in Chicago, Schaumburg, Springfield, River Forest, Decatur, Elgin, Quincy, and 59 more cities. About 4,600 criminal justice diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for criminal justice degree programs in IL is roughly $14,600.

Culinary
Our listing contains 29 culinary schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, East Peoria, Palatine, Crystal Lake, Joliet, Springfield, and 18 other cities. About 3,200 culinary degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for culinary degree programs in IL is approximately $10,700.

Dental
Detailed information about 37 dental schools and colleges in Chicago, East Peoria, Skokie, Champaign, Evanston, Moline, Waukegan, and 27 more cities. Around 1,200 dental diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for dental degree programs in IL is around $13,700.

Education
Detailed information about 148 education schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Decatur, Springfield, Jacksonville, Elgin, Joliet, and 84 more cities. Approximately 17,900 education degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for education programs in IL - $22,000.

Electrical and Electronics
Get details on 47 electrical and electronics schools and colleges in Chicago, Springfield, Quincy, Carterville, Dixon, Grayslake, Mount Prospect, and 37 more cities. About 1,700 electrical and electronics degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for electrical and electronics degree programs in IL is roughly $11,900.

Engineering
Detailed information about 64 engineering schools and colleges in Chicago, Springfield, Champaign, Carbondale, Crystal Lake, Elgin, Harrisburg, and 50 other cities. Approximately 6,100 engineering diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for engineering degree programs in IL is around $26,100.

Firefighting
Detailed information about 26 firefighting schools and colleges in Crystal Lake, Godfrey, River Grove, Champaign, Elgin, Palatine, Decatur, and 23 other cities. Approximately 900 firefighting diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for firefighting degree programs in IL - $10,400.

General Studies
Learn about 106 general studies schools and colleges in Chicago, Springfield, Jacksonville, Lincoln, River Forest, Elgin, Quincy, and 67 other cities. Around 23,500 general studies degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for general studies degree programs in IL is approximately $11,300.

Graphic Design and Animation
We list 73 graphic design and animation schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, Rockford, Quincy, Elgin, Schaumburg, Normal, and 47 other cities. Around 2,000 graphic design and animation degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for graphic design and animation programs in IL is roughly $16,800.

HVAC
We list 32 hvac schools and colleges in Chicago, Springfield, East Peoria, Elgin, Oglesby, Carterville, Des Plaines, and 26 other cities. Around 1,700 hvac diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for hvac degree programs in IL - $9,400.

Industrial Technologies
Detailed information about 62 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Chicago, Quincy, Champaign, East Peoria, Springfield, Moline, Normal, and 42 more cities. Approximately 3,200 industrial technologies degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for industrial technologies degree programs in IL is roughly $11,900.

Installation and Repair
We list 37 installation and repair schools and colleges in Chicago, Cicero, Freeport, Mattoon, Sugar Grove, Champaign, East Peoria, and 29 other cities. Approximately 800 installation and repair diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition price for installation and repair degree programs in IL is roughly $9,000.

Management
Our directory contains 127 management schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Schaumburg, Normal, Peoria, Champaign, Decatur, and 74 more cities. Approximately 26,700 management diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for management programs in IL is approximately $21,700.

Marketing and Advertising
Detailed information about 69 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, Elgin, Joliet, Schaumburg, River Forest, Bourbonnais, and 40 other cities. About 3,300 marketing and advertising diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for marketing and advertising programs in IL is approximately $26,700.

Massage Therapy and Chiropractic
Read information about 42 massage therapy and chiropractic schools and colleges in Chicago, Moline, Skokie, Godfrey, East Peoria, Rockford, Springfield, and 30 more cities. Around 1,400 massage therapy and chiropractic diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for massage therapy and chiropractic programs in IL is approximately $12,200.

Medical
Read about 116 medical schools and colleges in Chicago, Rockford, Galesburg, Joliet, Champaign, Normal, Quincy, and 71 other cities. Approximately 11,100 medical degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for medical programs in IL is roughly $20,200.

Medical Assistant
Our listing contains 120 medical assistant schools and colleges in Chicago, Quincy, Springfield, Skokie, Rockford, Moline, Bedford Park, and 71 other cities. Around 11,400 medical assistant degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for medical assistant degree programs in IL is roughly $12,200.

Music
Learn more about 63 music schools and colleges in Chicago, Quincy, Galesburg, Champaign, Springfield, Belleville, Elmhurst, and 43 other cities. Around 2,100 music diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for music programs in IL is around $26,400.

Nursing
Learn about 112 nursing schools and colleges in Chicago, Springfield, Rockford, Peoria, Quincy, Danville, Elgin, and 67 more cities. About 17,200 nursing diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for nursing degree programs in IL: $13,500.

Occupational Therapy
Learn about 59 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, River Forest, Aurora, Edwardsville, Greenville, Naperville, and 45 more cities. Approximately 2,000 occupational therapy diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for occupational therapy degree programs in IL is approximately $21,000.

Office and Clerical Services
Get details on 61 office and clerical services schools and colleges in Chicago, Normal, Rockford, Quincy, Carterville, Decatur, Galesburg, and 45 other cities. Around 1,500 office and clerical services diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for office and clerical services programs in IL is roughly $11,500.

Photography
Get details on 16 photography schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, Des Plaines, Sugar Grove, Peoria, Glen Ellyn, Chicago Heights, and 9 other cities. About 500 photography diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for photography programs in IL is approximately $17,300.

Radiology Technology
Learn about 37 radiology technology schools and colleges in Chicago, Joliet, Quincy, Grayslake, Normal, Springfield, Carbondale, and 27 more cities. Approximately 700 radiology technology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for radiology technology programs in IL is about $12,300.

Resort and Hospitality
Read about 24 resort and hospitality schools and colleges in Chicago, East Peoria, River Grove, Champaign, Palatine, Bedford Park, Glen Ellyn, and 14 more cities. About 500 resort and hospitality diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for resort and hospitality programs in IL is approximately $15,900.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Detailed information about 42 retailing and wholesaling schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, Bedford Park, Crystal Lake, Glen Ellyn, Oglesby, Elgin, and 29 more cities. Approximately 1,000 retailing and wholesaling degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for retailing and wholesaling degree programs in IL is about $15,900.

Trucking
Our directory contains 15 trucking schools and colleges in Chicago, Danville, Ullin, Centralia, Oglesby, Elgin, Springfield, and 11 other cities. Approximately 3,200 trucking diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for trucking programs in IL is roughly $7,300.

Veterinary
Read about 12 veterinary schools and colleges in Champaign, Bedford Park, Joliet, Harrisburg, Centralia, Ullin, Ina, and 8 other cities. About 400 veterinary diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for veterinary programs in IL - $18,600.

Work and Family Studies
Learn about 68 work and family studies schools and colleges in Chicago, Champaign, Normal, Glen Ellyn, Macomb, Palos Hills, Sugar Grove, and 44 more cities. Around 4,000 work and family studies diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition for work and family studies degree programs in IL is approximately $12,200.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges