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.

Automobile Servicing Certificate (AUS.CT)
CAD Architectural Applications (CAD.ARC.CA)
Computer Aided Engineering Technology Certificate (CAD.CAE.CT)
Level II Intermediate Certificate (CAD.LV2.CT)
CAD Product Design Certificate (CAD.PDO.CT)
Collision Auto Repair: Non-Struct Repair Tech Certificate (CAR.NRT.CT)
Collision Auto Repair: Paint & Refinish Tech Certificate (CAR.PRT.CT)
Cisco Internetworking (CIS.CIN.CA)
Computer Support Certificate (CIS.CSU.CT)
CyberSecurity Certificate (CIS.CYS.CT)
Software Engineering Certificate (CIS.SWE.CT)
Systems Analysis Certificate (CIS.SYA.CT)
Information Tech for Homeland Security Certificate (CIS.THS.CT)
Web Developer Certificate (CIS.WDC.CT)
Web Designer Certificate (CIS.WDE.CT)
Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate (CUL.BPA.CT)
Paramedic Certificate (EMS.PAR.CT)
Building Air & Water Balance/Retro-Commissioning (ENV.AWB.CT)
Environmental Systems Tech - Air Conditioning Certificate (ENV.HVC.CT)
Environmental Systems Tech - Heating Certificate (ENV.HVH.CT)
Environmental Systems Tech - Refrigeration Certificate (ENV.HVR.CT)
Alternative Thermal Energy Systems (ENV.TES.CA)
Fire Fighter Technology Certificate (FFT.CT)
Health Care Administration Certificate (HCA.CT)
Library Technician Certificate (LBT.CT)
Medical Assisting Certificate (MDA.CT)
Machine Tool - Numerical Control Technology Certificate (MTT.CNC.CT)
Music Certificate (MUS.CT)
Photographic Technology Certificate (PHT.CT)
Paralegal Post Baccalaureate Professional Certificate (PLG.CT)
Robotics Automated Systems Technology Certificate (ROB.AUT.CT)
Welding Technology Certificate (WEL.CT)