Gainful Employment

Gainful Employment

Federal regulations require institutions to disclose to prospective and current students certain information about Gainful Employment Programs.  A "Gainful Employment" program is a certificate program that leads to gainful employment in a recognized occupation.

LCCC currently has a number of certificate programs that meet the Gainful Employment definition.  Information about these programs, including related occupations, graduation rate, median loan debt for program completers, on-time completion rate and other pertinent facts is available through the link below.


Accounting - Payroll Clerk   
Bookkeeper I    
Bookkeeper II   
Business Management   
Culinary Arts - Kitchen Essentials    
Customer Service    
General Business Administration   
Human Resource Management   
Office Assistant    
Public Administration    
Word Processing    
Communications and Creative Arts
Journalism - Public Relations and Advertising   
Computer and Information Technology
CIS - Healthcare Information Networking    
CIS - Information Security for Business    
CIS - Network Administration   
CIS - Network Infrastructure Tech    
CIS - Network Security Foundations   
CIS - Software Development Fundamentals   
CIS - Web Design Fundamentals   
CIS - Web Programming Fundamentals   
CIS - Business IT Fundamentals   
Engineering, Engineering Technology, Manufacturing and Construction
Alternative Energy Technology - Solar Technology   
Alternative Energy Technology - Wind Turbine (Short Term)    
Alternative Energy Technology - Wind Turbine (One Year)    
Automation Engineering Technology - Maintenance Technician   
Construction - Residential Building and Renovation    
Construction Technology - Construction & Renovation Tradesmen    
EET - Applied Electronics    
EET Computer Maint and Network (One Year)    
EET Computer Maint and Network (Short Term)   
Mechatronics Technology - Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) (One Year)   
Mechatronics Technology - Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) (Short Term)   
MET - CAD Operator   
MET - Computer Aided Design (Short Term)    
MET - Computer Aided Machining-Manufacturing Process    
MET - Quality Control    
MET - Quality Inspector (Short Term)    
MET - CAM Operator    
Welding Operator (One Year)    
Welding Technology - Basic Welding (Short Term)   
Welding Technology (Short Term)    
Enrollment Services
Success Coach and Mentoring    
Health Care and Nursing
Community Health Care Worker    
Emergency Medical Services    
Medical Assisting    
Practical Nursing    
Professional Nanny Academy    
Surgical Technical Accelerated Alternate Delivery    
Science and Mathematics
Environmental Technology    
Specialty Crop Growers    
Sustainable Agriculture    
Social Sciences and Human Services
Geographic Information Systems    
Justice Systems - Police Science Basic Academy    
Police Science    
Sports and Fitness
Group Exercise Instructor    
Personal Trainer    
Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education - Administration Concentration    
Early Childhood Education - After School Care   
Early Childhood Education - Infant and Toddler    
Early Childhood Education    
Early Childhood   


MyCampus Maintanence: Sunday, Nov. 23

The PeopleSoft and MyCampus online transactions will be down for maintenance from 7-10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 23Click here to learn more.

Register Now for Spring

Be a success! Register now for Spring Semester 2015. Classes begin January 20. Click here for registration information.

Extended Hours for Spring Registration

Enrollment, Financial and Career Services will be open 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday beginning Monday, November 17.

Don’t be Latte!

Register now and get a $10 Starbucks gift card. The first 500 students who register or add a class to their current Spring schedule beginning today will receive a $10 Starbucks Gift Card. Students can collect their gift card in LCCC’s Enrollment Services desk in the Bass Library.

Already registered? You have a chance to win, too. Add a class to your current Spring schedule and you will also be eligible for a gift card. Plus, everyone who registered for Spring classes before Monday, November 17 is automatically entered into a drawing for their choice of a Gold iPad or Gold iPad mini. iPad winners will be announced Friday, November 21.

Midterm Grades Now Available

Fall Semester students are encouraged to check midterm grades by logging into MyCampus going to the Student Center. Please refer to for detailed instructions.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
Click here to learn more and register.


Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at