Gainful Employment Program Disclosure - Computer Software Specialist

OPEID: 01043901
PROGRAM: Computer Software Specialist
CIP: 11.0202
PROGRAM LEVEL: Undergraduate Certificate
Downloadable Disclosure (Adobe PDF, requires Adobe Reader)

Occupational Information

O*NET Occupational Profile:
43-9061 Office Clerks, General

Areas of Employment: This certificate is designed to develop skills in keyboarding and introduce word processing, spreadsheet, and database concepts. Those who complete this certificate can work in any sector of the workforce.

Potential Job Titles: Administrative or Office Assistant, Clerk, Data Entry Specialist, Secretary, Receptionist, Customer Service Representative

2010-2011 Entire Program Costs

In-State | Out-Of-State | E-Rate Schedule of Fees

  • In-State Tuition And Fees: $3,117
  • Books And Supplies: $1,019
  • Room and Board: Southwest Does Not Offer On-Campus Housing
  • Loans: Southwest Does Not Participate in Student Loan Programs


  • Program Length: 2 semester(s)
  • Number of Students Completing between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011: 41
  • On Time Completion Rate: 27%

2010 In-Field Job Placement Rate*: 86%

2010 Overall Job Placement Rate*: 86%

* Based on the State of Tennessee job placement rate calculation:

  • Includes graduates from spring, summer, and fall terms within a calendar year surveyed through June 30 of the following year.
  • Students who continued their education, were in the military, not employed due to medical or family reasons, or participating in volunteer work are exempted
  • N/A indicates that there were no graduates to be placed