Gainful Employment & Estimated Program Specific Costs

Federal regulations, tied to Title IV funding, require colleges to disclose how certain programs prepare students for "gainful employment" and to make available specific training costs for these programs.

The following has been reported as estimated cost of program completion by the instructional departments for each "gainful employment" program below for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Certificate Name Information Links Tuition/Fees Books Supplies Exit Costs Description of Special Program Costs
Accounting Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $50 $175 Practice Set @ $50.00, RTRP Exam fees $175.00
Accounts Receivable/Payable Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$6,410 $1,750 $100 - Practice Set @ $100.00
Administrative Assistant Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$3,846 $1,050 $1,000 - Computer $600-800 (recommended), MS Office software $85, Simulated Program Software $50
Bookkeeping Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $50 - Practice Set @ $50.00
Customer Service Specialist Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $1,000 Supplies include PC (recommended), Software, and other essentials
Drafting Design Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$3,846 $1,050 $250 - Manual Drafting supplies, and flash drive
Hospitality and Tourism Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$3,846 $1050 - - Hotel/Restaurant Books include exam cost
International Business Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $120 -
Medical Assistant Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$6,410 $1,750 $250 $500 CMA exam $125, MA-C license $115, National Background Ck. $64, Immunizations for program $200
Paralegal Plus Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $15 - USB drive (recommended)
Patient Account Specialist Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $50 -
Personal Fitness Trainer Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$3,846 $1,050 $200 $420 $420 for National Certification exam
Polysomnography Technician Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$3,846 $1,050 $152 $650 RPSGT credentialing exam taken after graduation
Project Administration Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$3,846 $1,050 $50 - USB drives and stationary
Residential Design Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$6,410 $1,750 $500 - Art supplies
Retail Management Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $120 -
Small Business/ Entrepreneurship Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $120 -
Visual Communications Gainful Employment Report
Department Website
$5,128 $1,400 $300 - Art supplies
ACHIEVE Comprehensive Transition Certificate Department Website $6,410 $1,750 - - This program is exempted from Gainful Employment reporting by the Department of Education as a specially approved curriculum for students needing additional learning support systems.