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Gainful Employment Disclosure 2013-2014

Western Seminary is required by federal regulations to disclose information related to Western Seminary’s educational programs that lead to a gainful employment in a recognized occupation.  The information listed below provides students the opportunity to measure employment outcomes associated with Western Seminary’s Graduate Studies Certificate and Diploma programs.

Occupation and SOC Codes are determined by the Department of Labor.

To view typical tasks, expected personal characteristics and average compensation information for each occupation, enter the SOC code at O*NET OnLine.

Graduate Studies Diploma

Department of Labor Occupational and SOC Codes

Major Group: 21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations
Minor Group:

  • 21-2011 Clergy
    • Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Pastor, Confessor, Minister, Catholic Priest, Priest, Rector, Children's Minister, Children's Pastor, College Chaplain, Evangelism Pastor
  • 21-2021 Religious Activities Directors
    • Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Children's Ministries Director, Christian Education Director, Religious Education Director, Christian Education Minister, Youth Ministry Director, Youth Pastor, Youth Director, Associate Pastor, Children's Minister, Women's Ministry Director
  • 21-2099 Religious Workers, All Other

 

Number of Credits 30
Typical completion time 12 months
Tuition and fees $15,900
Books and supplies $1000
Other costs Indirect costs such as room & board, transportation and other living expenses are not included in the cost of the program, but should be considered by any student considering one of our Certificate Program
2013-2014 On-time Completion Rate
Number of completers 13
Number of on-time completers 13
Job Placement Rate Calculation is pending official calculation methodology
Loan Debt

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:

Federal loans:$49,315

Private education loans:$0

Institutional financing plan:$0

31% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs for this program.

Graduate Studies Certificate

Department of Labor Occupational and SOC Codes

Major Group: 21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations
Minor Group:

  • 21-2011 Clergy
    • Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Pastor, Confessor, Minister, Catholic Priest, Priest, Rector, Children's Minister, Children's Pastor, College Chaplain, Evangelism Pastor
  • 21-2021 Religious Activities Directors
    • Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Children's Ministries Director, Christian Education Director, Religious Education Director, Christian Education Minister, Youth Ministry Director, Youth Pastor, Youth Director, Associate Pastor, Children's Minister, Women's Ministry Director
  • 21-2099 Religious Workers, All Other

 

Number of Credits 16
Typical completion time 1 semester
Tuition and fees $8,480
Books and supplies $500
Other costs Indirect costs such as room & board, transportation and other living expenses are not included in the cost of the program, but should be considered by any student considering one of our Certificate Program
2013-2014 On-time Completion Rate
Number of completers 9
Number of on-time completers Fewer than 10 graduates; on-time completers not reported
Job Placement Rate Calculation is pending official calculation methodology
Loan Debt Fewer than 10 graduates; Loan debt not reported

 

Addiction Studies Certificate

Department of Labor Occupational and SOC Codes

Major Group:21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations
Minor Group:

  • 21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
    • Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs. Excludes "Social Workers" (21-1021 through 21-1029), "Psychologists" (19-3031 through 19-3039), and "Mental Health Counselors" (21-1014) providing these services.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Chemical Dependency Counselor, Addiction Counselor, Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • 21-1012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
    • Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Career Counselor, Student Development Advisor,Career Technical Counselor
  • 21-1013 Marriage and Family Therapists
    • Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders. Excludes "Social Workers" (21-1021 through 21-1029) and "Psychologists" of all types (19-3031 through 19-3039).

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Marriage Counselor, Couples Therapist, Child and Family Counselor
  • 21-1014 Mental Health Counselors
    • Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. May help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging. Excludes "Social Workers" (21-1021 through 21-1029), "Psychiatrists" (29-1066), and "Psychologists" (19-3031 through 19-3039).

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC)
  • 21-1015 Rehabilitation Counselors
    • Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Psychosocial Rehabilitation Counselor, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Veterans Rehabilitation Counselor
  • 21-1019 Counselors, All Other
    • All counselors not listed separately.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Sexual Assault Counselor, Anger Control Counselor, Grief Counselor
  • 21-2099 Religious Workers, All Other
    • All religious workers not listed separately.

      Sample of reported job titles:
      Verger, Missionary, Mohel

 

Number of Credits 25
Typical completion time 1 year
Tuition and fees $13,250
Books and supplies $500
Other costs Indirect costs such as room & board, transportation and other living expenses are not included in the cost of the program, but should be considered by any student considering one of our Certificate Program
2013-2014 On-time Completion Rate
Number of completers 0
Number of on-time completers Fewer than 10 graduates; on-time completers not reported
Job Placement Rate Calculation is pending official calculation methodology
Loan Debt Fewer than 10 graduates; Loan debt not reported

 

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