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 - Chef Training   
Customer Service    
General Business Administration   
Hospitality Operations
Human Resource Management   
Office Assistant    
Professional Sales
Supply Chain Management
Word Processing    
Communications and Creative Arts
Graphic Design
Computer Animation
Web Design
Computer and Information Technology
CET - Business Forenscis Investigations
CET - Computer Applications Integration Specialist
CET - Computer And Digital Forensics
CIS - Healthcare Information Networking    
CIS - Information Security for Business    
CIS - Mobile Device Applications (One Year)
CIS - Mobile Device Applications (Short Term)
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   
Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement
Information Systems Support
IT Fast Track
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 (Short Term)   
Mechatronics Technology - Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) (One Year)   
MET - CAD Operator   
MET - Computer Aided Design (Short Term)    
MET - Computer Aided Machining-Manufacturing Process    
MET - Quality Control    
MET - Quality Inspector (Short Term)    
Welding Operator (One Year)    
Welding Technology - Basic Welding (Short Term)   
Welding Technology (Short Term)    
Enrollment Services
Success Coaching and Mentoring
Health Care and Nursing
Emergency Medical Technology    
Hemodialysis Technology for the LPN
Medical Assisting    
Practical Nursing    
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    
Public Administration
Substance Abuse - Addiction Counseling      
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 - Special Needs   
Professional Nanny Academy


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