Gainful Employment


The Department of Education has issued rules surrounding gainful employment. It is required that institutions of higher education who offer one year certificate programs provide information on all non degree programs pertaining to employability. These programs are defined as programs that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.

For additional information about Gainful Employment Programs regulations, please visit the

U.S. Department of Education website.

Accounting/Bookkeeping Certificate
Agribusiness Technology Certificate
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology Diploma
Automotive Systems Technology Diploma
Aviation Systems Technology Airframe Diploma
Aviation Systems Technology Power Plant Diploma
Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate
Business Administration Certificate
Business Administration Diploma
Business Administration/Operations Management Certificate
Collision Repair and Refinishing Certificate
Collision Repair and Refinishing Diploma
Computer Integrated Machining CNC Programming Certificate
Computer Integrated Machining Computer Aided Manufacturing Certificate
Computer Integrated Machining Intermediate Machining Certificate
Computer Integrated Machining Diploma
Criminal Justice Technology Management Certificate
Dental Assisting Diploma
Early Childhood Administrator’s Certificate
Early Childhood Certificate
Early Childhood Special Needs Certificate
Infant/Toddler Care Certificate
Emergency Management – Management Certificate
Industrial Systems Certificate
IT Diploma
Mechanical Engineering Technology – Engineering Technology Certificate
Mechanical Engineering Technology – Tool Design Certificate
Medical Office Administration/Medical Coding Diploma
Medical Office Administration/Medical Insurance Certificate
Office Administration Certificate
Office Administration – Diploma
Pharmacy Technology Diploma
Practical Nursing Diploma
Simulation and Game Development Diploma
Sustainable Agriculture Certificate
Turfgrass Management Technology Certificate
Welding Technology Diploma