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Office of Student Financial Aid

Providing Dollars for OC Students

Eligible Programs

To receive financial aid a student must be pursing an eligible degree or certificate at Olympic College (OC). 
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), all Associate in Arts and Sciences (AAS), Associate in Technical Arts (ATA),  Associate of Science (AS) degree programs, and certificate programs (CC, CP, & CS) which are 24 credit- hours in  length and lead to a professional career are usually eligible for financial aid.  Below are examples of  certificate programs at Olympic College that are eligible for financial aid:

Typically, Certificates of Recognition (CR) are not eligible because they are less than 24 credit-hours.  Any certificate that is less than 24 credit-hours is not eligible for state or federal financial aid.

Certificate Acronyms: Certificate of Specialization (CS), Certificate of Proficiency (CP), and Certificate of Competency (CC)

Non-Degree Program or   Certificate Name  Educational Program   Code  Minimum Credit Hours
Technical Support (CP) 509 60
Network Support Technician (CP) 527 58
Barbering  (CS)
(state and institutional aid)
820 74
Esthetician (CP) 
(state and institutional aid)
822 50
Manicurist
(state and institutional aid)
821 50
Cadet Instructor, Cosmetology (CP)
(state and institutional aid)
280 45
Culinary Arts Institute-Prep Cook (CP) 850 48
Culinary Arts Institute-Lead Cook (CS) 850 84
Culinary Arts Institute - Cook's Helper (CC) 850 24
Electronics (CP) 630 45
Manufacturing Technology (state and institutional aid) 607 26
Manufacturing Technology (Principles of Machining) (CC)            

607

39
Composites Manufacturing Technology (CC)  607 30
Architectural Design (CP) 778 54
Architectural Design (CC)     778 36
GIS Technology (CP) 194 60
GIS Technology (CC) 194 43
Civil Design (CC) 783 36
Civil Design (CP) 783 58
Mechanical Technology (CC) 782 35
Mechanical Technology (CP) 783 56
Early Childhood Education State Certificate (CP) 402 47
Human Services (CP) 426 53
Technical Design (CP) 778 45-46
Welding Technology (CS) 814 81
Welding Technology (CP) 814 59
Medical Billing and Coding (CS) 313 62-63
Medical Receptionist (CC) 312 31-32
Medical Assisting (CS) 381 63-64
Polysomnographic Technology (CC)

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43
Chemical Dependency Professional (CP) 437 60
Practical Nursing (CS) 326 78
Business Management (CP) 502 45
Retail Management (WAFC) (CP) 298 48
Tax Preparer (CC) 505 35
Accounting Clerk (CP) 505 49
Workplace Technology Skills (CC) 551 30
Legal Support Professional (CP) 577 56
General Office Support (CP) 551 46


Last modified: November 2, 2013 KF