|Internetwork Engineering 960 hours|
|US Department of Education (DOE) Gainful Employment (GE) program eligibility||GE Program: Program is approved by DOE and prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation|
|Name and Classification (SOC) code of the occupation that the program prepares students to enter||15-1142.00 - Network and Computer Systems Administrators|
|DOL O*Net links to occupation profiles of employment which graduates have typically found in the past 2 years (representative sample)||http://www.bls.gov/soc/2010/soc151142.htm
|On-time completion rate for students completing the program||Jersey City - 84%
Metropark - 78%
|Tuition and fees for completing the program within normal time||$20,890|
|Typical cost of books and supplies (room and board not applicable)||Included in tuition|
|Job Placement rate based on accrediting agency (ACICS) guidelines||Jersey City - 72%
Metropark - 83%
|Median: Loan Debt incurred by students who complete the program||Jersey City - $14,085
Metropark - $15,901
|Title IV Debt||Jersey City - $12,848
Metropark - $12,863
|Private educational loan debt||Jersey City - $0
Metropark - $0
|Institutional finance plans||Jersey City - $1,460
Metropark - $2,297
|Type of completion document received||Certificate|
|Approval by state educational board||Approved by New Jersey Department of Education|
|Employability of graduates from the program, including likely compensation and other requirements necessary to perform the job||http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-support-specialists.htm
|Statement on Certification or Licensure||Taking any industry certification exam is optional. PC AGE does not award any industry certification. Certification is not a precondition of employment nor required to perform employable functions represented in PC AGE's programs.|
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On time Completion rate = the number of students who completed the program on time divided by the number of students enrolled in the program based on US Department of Education formula for disclosures.
Job Placement rate = percentage of graduates available for placement who obtain employment in field of study or related field based on ACICS formula for placement.
"IT Certificate Pays Off More than Degree" refers to the following quote from a study conducted by the Georgetown University Center on Education & the Workforce, June 2012:
"In computer and information services, [certificate holder] men working in field earn $72,498 per year, which is more than 72 percent of men with an Associate's degree and 54 percent of men with Bachelor's degrees. Women with certificates in this field and working in a related occupation earn $56,664 annually, which is greater than 75 percent of women with an Associate's degree and 64 percent of women with a Bachelor's degree."
The complete report, Certificates: Gateway to Gainful Employment and College Degrees is available online at http://cew.georgetown.edu/certificates
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