Gainful Employment Placement Rate Methodology

Placement rates for Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) graduates can be calculated from our Graduate Exit Survey, which is offered to students at the time of their program completion.  Completion of the survey is completely voluntary and recent response rates are around 50%. Students who fill out the survey answer questions regarding their employment at the time of graduation. At this time some students have already found jobs in their field of study or have been working in their field of study as they complete their programs.  Others have not had time to find a job in their field of study and are working in some other field at the time of completion of their program, therefore, placement rates calculated using the Graduate Exit Survey do not give a full picture of the employability of our students in their chosen field.

A second-way placement rates can be calculated, and more representative than the Graduate Exit Survey data, is Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) graduate data. MPCC has entered into a data agreement with the NDOL, which, through use of the state system of unemployment wage insurance data submissions by employers, we are able to see how many of our graduates are working in Nebraska in their chosen field the second quarter after graduation and the fourth quarter after graduation. This data is available from NDOL annually. This gives a more accurate picture of our graduate’s employment rates in their field of study, and the salary they might be making; although, salary data is not disaggregated based on hours worked, so the average salary calculated may not completely reflect a given position’s normal wage.

Gainful Employment Information

Gainful Employment - Accelerated Paramedic Diploma
Gainful Employment - Accounting Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Agribusiness Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Auto Body Tech Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Automotive Tech Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Automotive Tech Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Basic Auto Body Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Building Construction Technology Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Building Construction Technology Certificate
Gainful Employment - Business Administration Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Business Office Technology Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Construction Technology Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Customer Service Helpdesk Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Customization and Restoration Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Dental Assisting Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Diesel Tech Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Disclosure Heating Air and Refrigeration Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Electrical Technology Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Emergency Medical Services Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Entrepreneurship Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Events Management Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Fire Science
Gainful Employment - Graphic Design Visual Comm Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Leadership Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Legal Office 
Gainful Employment - Legal Office Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Legal Office Tech Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Medical Billing and Coding Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Medical Office Tech Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Medical Transcriptionist Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Multimedia Design Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Network Tech Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Pc Support Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Practical Nursing Diploma 
Gainful Employment - Print Design Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Sports Management Certificate 
Gainful Employment - Welding Tech Diploma