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.