Federal Required Disclosures

The federal Higher Education Opportunity Act currently contains a number of new federal reporting and disclosure regulations requiring colleges and universities offering post-baccalaureate certificate programs to provide prospective students with the following program-related information:

Title of Program: Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Crafts
U.S. Dept of Education Classification of Institutional Programs (CIP) #50.0201
CIP Title Description: Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art & Artisanry
Program Length: 1½ to 2 years (30 credits total)

Federal Occupation Classification:
Arts disciplines do not neatly fit into any one specific “occupation” as defined by the federal government, but the following classification seems to be the most appropriate for this post-baccalaureate certification program:

Craft Artist (SOC Code: 27-1012.00)
The government website listed above provides information on the Tasks, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Work Activities, Work Context, Job Zone, Education, Interests, Work Styles, Work Values, Related Occupations, and Wages & Employment Trends as outlined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Costs:
Certificates in the Post Baccalaureate in Crafts program are awarded after completion of 30 required credits usually divided over 1½ to 2 years. 

Tuition (2013-2014):
$28,110 per year (15 credits per year) / $1,874 per credit
$19,205 per 9 credit semester (considered full time) / $11,244 per 6 credit semester

Note:  The following costs will vary depending on individual circumstances.

Books & Supplies: $952 per year / $476 per semester

Annual Room & Board:  $9,765 (estimated)