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Gainful Employment

Gainful Employment

1. How is Gainful Employment defined?

Federal regulations require educational institutions to disclose certain information about Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation.  (34 CFR § 668.7)

2. Why does EACC provide information on Gainful Employment?

The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) requires (per 34 CRF §668.7) that all institutions participating in the federal Title IV student financial assistance programs (Pell Grants, federal student loans, etc.) publicly disclose certain data regarding all academic programs designated as "Gainful Employment" programs per DOE definitions.

Additional information about Gainful Employment can be found at

3. What are Gainful Employment programs at East Arkansas Community College?

The disclosure information will help prospective students make informed choices about enrolling into Gainful Employment Programs. 

Certificate of Proficiency Programs

Technical Certificate Programs


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