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Gainful Employment Programs


As of July 1,2011, federal regulations*, issued by the U.S. Department of Education, requires higher education institutions to disclose certain information about students who were enrolled in Gainful Employment Programs (GE Programs) during an award year. This information includes, but is not limited to, the normal time to complete the program, tuition and related expenses for entire program in the normal time completed, the median debt of students who completed the program and job placement rate for program completers.

Allegany College of Maryland acknowledges the following certificate programs as Gainful Employment Programs:

*Final regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, [75 FR 66665 and FR 66832], by the U.S. Department of Education (the Department), require institutions that participate in the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (the HEA), to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Those regulations also provide that institutions must disclose to prospective students certain information about their GE Programs.