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
ACC.PT.CA - Payroll & Tax Accounting
AET.RES.CT - Renewable Energies/Sustainable Living Certificate
AST.CA - Administrative Support Technology
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 - 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.CNP.CT - CISCO Certified Networking Professional
CIS.CYS.CT - CyberSecurity Certificate
CIS.DBA.CA - Database Administration
CIS.NWS.CT - Network Specialist Certificate
CIS.SWE.CT - Software Engineering Certificate
CSE.CT - Computer Support Engineering Certificate
CUL.BPA.CT - Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate
EMS.PAR.CT - Paramedic Certificate
ENV.HVC.CT - Environmental Systems Tech - Air Conditioning Certificate
ENV.HVH.CT - Environmental Systems Tech - Heating Certificate
ENV.TES.CA - Alternative Thermal Energy Systems
ETT.ELI.CT - Electrical Trades Tech - Indust Electrical Certificate
ETT.ELM.CT - Electrical Trades Tech - Electromechanical Certificate
EXS.CT - Exercise Science & Technology Certificate
FFT.CT - Fire Fighter Technology Certificate
HCA.CT - Health Care Administration Certificate
HPT.CT - Hospital Pharmacy Technology Certificate
LAD.CA - Landscape Design
LAD.CT - Landscape Design Certificate
LBT.CT - Library Technician Certificate
LSH.CA - Landscape Horticulture
LSH.CT - Landscape Horticulture Certificate
MDA.CT - Medical Assisting Certificate
MDA.MOC.CA - Medical Office Clinical
MGT.ENO.CA - Business Entrepreneurship
MST.CT - Massage Therapy Certificate
MUS.CT - Music Certificate
PER.PCC.CA - Coaching
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