Gainful Employment Disclosure

The United States Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” The information provided here complies with the “Gainful Employment” federal regulation for the following reasons:

  • Provides information on those programs that fall under the regulation based on the outlined federal criteria;
  • Identifies those occupations students are prepared to impact through completion of the program;
  • Identifies the total tuition cost of the program.
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM OCCUPATIONS* CREDITS TOTAL PROGRAM COSTS **
Disaster Medicine & Management Graduate Certificate 11-9161 Emergency Management Directors;
13-1061 Emergency Management Specialists
9 credits $8,028
Post-Master’s Midwifery Graduate Certificate 29-9799 Health Care Practitioners and Technicians, All Others 50 credits $36,850
Sustainable Practices Graduate Certificate 17-1011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval; 17-1012 Landscape Architects;
17-1021 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists;
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers;
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer;
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors;
47-1011 Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
12 credits $10,704


*You may visit the US Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification profiles by visiting www.bls.gov/soc.

** Total Program Costs include total tuition and fees charged by Philadelphia University. Tuition charges are calculated using current 2011-2012 tuition rates on a per credit basis.