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Certificate Programs: CT.AGFS - Agriculture - Food Safety
OPEID #001209 - CIP #01.0401
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The food safety certificate is a new program at Hartnell that is aimed at complementing both in educational and workforce development. Food safety and quality assurance permeate through all layers of agriculture and food processing. The food safety program was initiated in response to the E. coli outbreak that spread throughout the US.

SOC Code: 19-4011 Food Science Technicians

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Credential Level:01-Undergraduate Certificate
Minimum # Units needed for completion:12 units
Maximum # Units needed for completion:20 units
Average # Semesters required for completion: * 2 semesters (10 months)
Approved for Federal Assistance: ** Yes

* Most students are part time and take an average of 6 units per semester. Additionally, many students need to complete basic skills courses prior to taking college level courses. Consequently, the program completion time will vary relative to the number of units enrolled in per semester and basic skills courses needed.
** Hartnell College offers a variety of financial aid programs that are funded by the federal and state government and private sources to help you get through college. These include grants, work-study opportunities, scholarships, and loan programs. Since there are so many ways to finance your education, Hartnell's Financial Aid Office can provide key information to help you access the kind of assistance to meet your unique needs. To get started go http://old-www.hartnell.edu/financial_aid/FASFA.html
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Gainful Employment Details for
Graduates from:

July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013

Books & Supplies:$407.00
Activities Fee:$10.00
In State Tuition & Fees:$46.00 (per unit)
Out of State Tuition & Fees:$179.00 (per unit)
Total In-State
Program Costs:
$969.00 - $1,337.00
Total Out-of-State
Program Costs:
$2,565.00 - $3,997.00

Total # Graduates:8
# completing in Normal Time:0
    # currently Employed:N/A
# completing with Debt:0
    # with Federal Debt:0
    # with Private Debt:0
    # with Institutional Debt:0
Median Cumulative Debt:$0.00

All students who completed between July 1, 2012 and June 30,2013 are included in this calculation.
Information gathered through graduation rates submitted through MIS data.