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.LV1.CA - CAD Level 1 Fundamentals

CAD.LV2.CT - CAD Level II Intermediate 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.ITS.CT - Information Technology Support Certificate

CIS.SWE.CT - Software Engineering Certificate

CIS.WDE.CT - Web Designer Certificate

CMN.CT - Construction Management Certificate

CUL.BPA.CT - Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate

EMS.PAR.CT - Paramedic Certificate

HCA.CT - Health Care Administration Certificate

HVA.AWB.CT - HVAC/R Systems Tech - Bldg Air & Water Bal/Retro-Commission

HVA.HVC.CT - HVAC/R Systems Tech - Air Conditioning

HVA.HVH.CT - HVAC/R Systems Tech - Heating

HVA.HVR.CT - HVAC/R Systems Tech - Refrigeration

HVA.TES.CA - HVAC/R Systems Tech - Alternative Thermal Energy Systems

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