Gainful Employment

In the following documents, you can find information about how much a certificate will cost to earn, how long it may take you, how long on average it has taken successful certificate completers, and on average how much debt they accumulated in order to complete their certificate.  It’s important to realize that how long it may take you to complete a certificate or how much it will cost you will be affected by whether you are a full or part-time student and whether you take courses outside of the certificate. In addition, each page lists several occupations that relate to the certificate and links to information about wages and employment projections for California.

If you have additional questions about earning a certificate, please contact the Counseling Center or the department directly.


Administration of Justice


Automotive Technology


Computer Science

Culinary Arts

Early Childhood Education

Fire Technology

Human Services

Manufacturing and Welding

Mass Communications


Psychiatric Technology

Veterinary Technology