Gainful Employment Information

Under the terms of the Federal Gainful Employment Act, this information is provided for Oakton certificate programs 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 Associate
Accounting Technology
Professional Accounting – CPA Preparation
Income Tax Preparation

Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration
Commercial Buildings Energy Systems
Residential Comfort Control
Residential Comfort Systems Installer
Stationary Engineer License Preparation

Automotive Technology – Apprenticeship
Automotive Technology Powertrain

Applied Business

Computer Applications for Business
Administrative Assistant
Creative Software Master
Executive Administrative Professional
Office Assistant

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

Management of Information Systems – MIS

PC Support Specialist

Web Site Developer
Web Site Support & Maintenance

Computer Networking & Systems Certificates
CISCO Certified Network Associate
Network Security Administrator
Windows Server Administration
Windows Support Technician

Early Childhood
Advanced Early Childhood Education
Advanced Family Child Care Provider
Advanced Infant Toddler
Basic Early Childhood Education
Basic Family Child Care Provider
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
Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic
Fire Science Technology

Graphic Design
Animation & Multimedia
Web Graphic Page Design

Health Information Technology
Medical Coding and Billing

Human Services
Human Services

Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement

Management & Supervision
Business Security Management
Human Resource Specialist
Organization Management

Manufacturing Technology
Manufacturing Technology
Mechatronics Technology

Marketing Communications
Marketing Management

Mechanical Design
General Design
Mechanical Design/CAD

Nanotechnology Certificate

Medical Assistant

Paralegal Studies

Substance Abuse Counseling
Preparatory Substance Abuse Counseling
Advanced Substance Abuse Counseling

Technical Communications
Technical Communications



Paraprofessional Educator Certificate

Windows Certified Enterprise Administrator