Gainful Employment Disclosure for non-degree Certificate Programs

Effective July 1, 2011, federal regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010 [75 FR 66665 and FR 66832] by the U.S. Department of Education require postsecondary institutions that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended, to disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution’s GE Programs.


Undergraduate Certificates


Paralegal Studies

Nonprofit Leadership

Organizational Leadership (off-site program)


Generally, GE Programs include:

At public and private not-for-profit institutions: Title IV-eligible non-degree programs (e.g., certificate and diploma programs).
At for-profit institutions: All Title-IV eligible instructional programs, degree and non-degree.