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Gainful Employment

Certificates of Achievement and Gainful Employment

Grossmont College offers a range of certificate of achievement programs whose primary goal is to prepare students for employment in various occupations in California industry sectors. Students interested in developing proficiency in a career area may pursue a Certificate of Achievement, which requires the completion of 18 units or more.  Completion of a certificate of achievement program provides the student with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to seek employment in their chosen field of study.  Some professions may require state and/or federal certification for licensure exams in addition to the Certificate of Achievement. 

Below you will find a list of all the Certificate of Achievement programs at Grossmont College intended to prepare students for Gainful Employment.  By clicking each link you can find additional information on the 2016-2017 program year for that particular certificate, including a description of the program, the cost of the program, graduation rates and employment opportunities.

Acting & Directing

AOJ - Corrections

AOJ - Forensic Technology

AOJ - Law Enforcement

AOJ - Legal Systems/Court Management

AOJ - Security Management


BOT - Administrative Assistant

BOT - Business Information Worker

BOT - Executive Assistant

BUS - Business Administration

CA - Banquet Cook

CA - Culinary Arts

CA - Culinary Entreprenuer

CA - Pastry Cook

CA - Prep Cook

CD - Master Teacher

CD - School Age Child Care

CD - Site Supervisor

CSIS - Computer Programming 

CSIS - LAN Support Specialist

CSIS - Small Computer Specialist

CSIS - Web Master


Disability Services Management

Exercise Science & Wellness



Hospitality & Tourism

International Business




Media Communications Audio

Media Communications Cross-Media Journalism

Media Communications Video

Multimedia Software

Multimedia Video

Multimedia Visual Design

Musical Theatre

Orthopedic Technology

Retail Management



Theatre Arts - Technical Theatre

Theatre Arts - Theatre Technical Training

Last Updated: 12/06/2018
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