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 links below.


Gainful Employment Disclosure Acknowledgement


  • Per federal regulations, all students interested in pursuing gainful employment certificates at Lorain County Community College must acknowledge receipt of Gainful Employment Disclosures for their program of study prior to enrolling in those programs.

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  • I Confirm that I have Received the Gainful Employment Disclosure Information * Required
  • Email (Enter to receive a copy of the Disclosure Acknowledgement for your records)


One Year Certificate
Alternative Energy Technology – Solar Technology
Alternative Energy Technology – Wind Turbine
Business Management
CET Business Forensics Investigator
CET Computer and Digital Forensics
CET Computer App Integration Specialist
CIS Mobile Device Application Development
Communications Studies
Construction Technician – Residential Building and Renovation
Digital Arts Computer Animation
Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement
Electronic Engineering Technology – Computer Maintenance and Networking
Electronic Engineering Technology
Emergency Medical Services Paramedics
English Literature
Fine Arts
Graphic Design
Human Resources Management
Industrial Safety Technician
Information Systems Support
Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Computer Aided Design Operator
Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Computer Aided Machining Operator
Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Industrial Electrical Technician
Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Quality Technician
Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Industrial Mechanical Technician
Mechatronics Technician Micro-Electromechanical Systems(MEMS)
Medical Assist
Personal Trainer
Police Science
Practical Nursing
Professional Sales
Public Administration
Religious Studies
Sustainable Agriculture
Women’s Studies


Short Term Certificate
Accounting Bookkeeper I
Accounting Bookkeeper II
Accounting Payroll Clerk
Addiction Counselor
Alternative Energy Technician – Wind Turbine
Auto Engineering Technician – Maintenance Technician
Basic Welding
CIS Bus IT Fundamentals
CIS Info Security for Business
CIS Mobile Device Application Development
CIS Network Administration
CIS Network Security Foundations
CIS Software Develop Fund
CIS Web Design Fundamentals
CIS Web Programming Fundamentals
Construction Technician
Culinary Arts
Customer Service
Early Childhood Education Leadership in Administration
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Infant and Toddler
Electronic Engineering Technician Computer – Maintenance and Networking
EMS Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Environmental Technician
General Business Administration
Group Exercise
IT Fast Track
Manufacturing Engineering Technician – Computer Aided Design
Mechatronics Technician MEMS
MET Comp Aided Manufacturing
MET Industrial Electronics Technician
MET Industrial Mechanical Technician
Police Academy
Real Estate
Right Skills Now
Specialty Crop Growers
Success Coaching
Welding Technician
Welding Visual Inspection