Gainful Employment

Effective July 1, 2011, institutions of higher education that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, have new federal requirements. Institutions must disclose and report information about their non-degree (certificate) programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. Prospective students must receive the following information about the non-degree programs.

  • Definition of the specific jobs for which a student will be trained to perform
  • Employment success rate of the program’s graduates
  • Normal time to complete the program
  • Total cost of the program
  • Typical loan debt

For additional program information, contact the appropriate OCC department.

ACC.GA.CT - General Accounting Certificate
AUS.CT - Automobile Servicing Certificate
CAD.ARC.CA - CAD Architectural Applications
CAD.CAE.CT - Computer Aided Engineering Technology Certificate
CAD.LV1.CA - CAD Level 1 Fundamentals
CAD.LV2.CT - CAD Level II Intermediate Certificate
CAD.PDO.CT - CAD Product Design Certificate
CAD.VDO.CT - Computer Aided Design - Vehicle Design Certificate
CAR.NRT.CT - Collision Auto Repair: Non-Struct Repair Tech Certificate
CAR.PRT.CT - Collision Auto Repair: Paint & Refinish Tech Certificate
CIS.CIN.CA - Cisco Internetworking
CIS.CYS.CT - CyberSecurity Certificate
CIS.SWE.CT - Software Engineering Certificate
CIS.WDE.CT - Web Designer Certificate
CMN.CT - Construction Management Certificate
CRJ.OPA.CA - Police Academy Certificate
CUL.BPA.CT - Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate
EMS.EMT.CA - EMT Certificate
EMS.PAR.CT - Paramedic Certificate
HCA.CT - Health Care Administration Certificate
LBT.CT - Library Technician Certificate
MDA.CT - Medical Assisting Certificate
MTT.CNC.CT - Machine Tool - Numerical Control Technology Certificate
MUS.CT - Music Certificate
PHT.CT - Photographic Technology Certificate
PLG.CT - Paralegal Post Baccalaureate Professional Certificate
ROB.AUT.CT - Robotics Automated Systems Technology Certificate
WEL.CT - Welding Technology Certificate