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Gainful Employment Information

Under the terms of the Federal Gainful Employment Act, this information is provided for Oakton certificate programs that are eligible for federal financial aid – and that prepare students for employment in a recognized occupation.

The goal is to provide prospective students with the full cost to complete a given certificate program, the graduation rate based on full-time attendance, and occupational information for that field.

Data for programs that have fewer than 10 graduates or student loan borrowers is not provided, as allowed by law, in order to protect individual identity. 

Gainful Employment information is available for the following certificate(s):

Accounting
Accounting Associate
Bookkeeping
Professional Accounting – CPA Preparation
Income Tax Preparation


Automotive
Automotive Technology – Apprenticeship
Automotive Service Excellence


Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration

Residential Comfort Control
Residential Comfort Systems Installer
Stationary Engineer License Preparation


Computer Applications for Business

Administrative Assistant
Desktop Publishing Professional
Executive Support Specialist


Computer Information Systems
Advanced Web Site Development
Computer Programmer
Computer Technology
Computer User

Management of Information Systems – MIS

PC Support Specialist

Visual Basic Programmer

Web-Based Course Developer
Web Site Developer
Web Site Support & Maintenance


Computer Networking & Systems Certificates

Cisco Certified Network Associate - CCNA
Network Security Administrator
Windows Server Administration
Windows Certified Enterprise Administrator
Windows Support Technician


Early Childhood

Advanced Early Childhood Education
Advanced Infant Toddler
Basic Early Childhood Education
Basic Infant Toddler
Early Childhood Education Administration


Electronics & Computer Technology

Electronics Computer Technician
Electronics Technology


Facilities Management & Engineering
Facilities Management
Facilities Energy Systems Technology


Fire Science Technology
Fire Science Technology


Graphic Design

Animation & Multimedia
Photography
Web Graphic Page Design


Health Information Technology

Medical Coding


Human Services

Human Services


Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement


Management & Supervision
Human Resource Specialist


Manufacturing Technology
Manufacturing Technology

Mechanical Design
General Design
Mechanical Design/CAD


Marketing

e-Business
Marketing Communications
Marketing Management
Public Relations


Paralegal

Paralegal Studies


Substance Abuse Counseling
Preparatory Substance Abuse Counseling
Advanced Substance Abuse Counseling



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IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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