Legislation enacted July, 1, 2011, with sections rescinded July 1, 2019, governs the eligibility of gainful employment programs to Title IV at an institution. In order to be eligible for funding under the Title IV programs, an educational certificate program must prepare students for "gainful employment in a recognized occupation." The information provided below will define what is considered a “gainful employment” program, and provide definition of the information an institution must disclose. The full regulation may be found at the Federal Register, the rescission update can be found here.
Gainful Employment Programs
The following educational programs offered are considered GE Programs subject to the new regulations: