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Gainful Employment

To be eligible for funding under the Higher Education Act Title IV student assistance programs, educational programs must lead to a degree or prepare students for "gainful employment in a recognized occupation." With only a few exceptions, non-degree programs, such as certificate programs, must lead to gainful employment.

College of Arts and Sciences

  • This program is designed to be completed in nine months
  • This program will cost $4,964 if completed within normal time.  
  • There may be additional costs for living expenses.
  • These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Black Studies
  • This program is designed to be completed in 24 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems
  • This program is designed to be completed in 12 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Gerontology 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Historic Preservation
  • This program is designed to be completed in 17 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Holocaust Studies 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Medieval and Early Modern Studies 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Teaching of Writing 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 24 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Conservatory of Music and Dance

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Artist's Certificate
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $18,511 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Performer's Certificate 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $17,221 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Henry W. Bloch School of Management

  • Program Name: Nonprofit Management and Innovation
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Urban Policy and Administration
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

School of Dentistry

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 12 months
  • This program will cost $18,530 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Endodontics 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 24 months
  • This program will cost $37,208 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • This program is designed to be completed in 30 months
  • This program will cost $49,231 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Periodontics
  • This program is designed to be completed in 30 months
  • This program will cost $49,231 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

School of Education

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Community College Leadership
  • This program is designed to be completed in 18 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 9 months
  • This program will cost $4,963 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Educational Foundations
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $6,082 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Reading Intervention 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 9 months
  • This program will cost $4,963 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

School of Graduate Studies

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in College Teaching and Career Preparation 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 9 months
  • This program will cost $4,963 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Leadership Certificate in Disability Studies 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 9 months
  • This program will cost $4,963 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

School of Medicine

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Clinical Research 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 9 months
  • This program will cost $6,366 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Health Professions Education
  • This program is designed to be completed in 12 months
  • This program will cost $7,201 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Perfusion 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 9 months
  • This program will cost $5,194 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

School of Nursing & Health Sciences

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Nurse Educator 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 21 months
  • This program will cost $8,360 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Post MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
  • This program is designed to be completed in 42 weeks
  • This program will cost $12,294 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Post MSN Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Certificate
  • This program is designed to be completed in 42 weeks
  • This program will cost $12,294 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

  • Program Name: Graduate certificate in Post MSN Acute Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate 
  • This program is designed to be completed in 42 weeks
  • This program will cost $10,983 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ N/A* of debt.
  • Program has no licensure requirements in any state.

*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.