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1The placement rate was calculated using the number of specialized degree (and if applicable) diploma graduates from:  July 1, 2011 through July 3, 2012 and their status as of April 5, 2013; July 4, 2012 and July 3, 2013 and their status as of April 3, 2014..  July 4, 2013 and July 2, 2014 and their status as of April 1, 2015.   The denominator includes all graduates, including graduates who would be exempted from the calculation by our accrediting body.  The numerator includes all graduates placed in field or in a related field, employing the definition of a placement used by our accrediting body.   

Note:  The definition of a placement used by our accrediting body, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), may be found at the following link:  http://www.acics.org/accreditation/content.aspx?id=6425&utm_source=ACICS+Accreditation+Alert&utm_campaign=AWARE+Webinar%3A+Enhancements+to+Online+Application+Process&utm_medium=email

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Computer Support Specialists, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-support-specialists.htm 

U.S. Travel Association, "Economic Impact of Travel," http://www.ustravel.org/government-affairs/travel-industry-economic-impact

4 Smartpress.com, "The State of Graphic Design,"http://smartpress.com/pages/state-of-graphic-design

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Medical Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-assistants.htm

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Retail Sales Workers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/sales/retail-sales-workers.htm 

7 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, News Release "Employment Projections - 2014-2024" (As seen in figure "Chart 1" on Pg. 2). http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ecopro.pdf

8 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/office-and-administrative-support/bookkeeping-accounting-and-auditing-clerks.htm#tab-1

9 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Dental Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-assistants.htm

10 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/office-and-administrative-support/secretaries-and-administrative-assistants.htm

11 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Graphic Designers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/graphic-designers.htm 

12 Anthony P. Carnevale, Nicole Smith, and Jeff Strohl, Help Wanted: Projecting Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018 p. 13 (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010). http://www9.georgetown.edu/grad/gppi/hpi/cew/pdfs/fullreport.pdf

13 The Bradford School on time graduation rates are for all students who completed a program between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014.  The all school on time graduation rates are for all full time, first time students in the 2005 cohort attending 2 year institutions as reported on table 38 at http://nces.ed.gov/datalab/tableslibrary/viewtable.aspx?tableid=7512

14 Carnevale, Jayasundera, Cheah, "The College Payoff: Weathering the Economic Storm," p. 7. https://georgetown.app.box.com/s/vzqem30apzdt4e3vmo9n

15 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Paralegals and Legal Assistants, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/legal/paralegals-and-legal-assistants.htm 

16 Boston.com IN THE YEAR 2016: THE 30 FASTEST_GROWING JOBS," http://www.boston.com/jobs/2013/12/23/the-year-the-fastest-growing-jobs/GGDo2PVgihmpsurdiPGUhO/story.html 

17 The five year weighted average for Employer Satisfaction of the Specialized Associate Degree Medical Assisting program at Bradford School; Pittsburgh, PA is 93.48% based on the annual report form submitted to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board on 10/6/2016.

18 The five year weighted average for Employer Satisfaction of the Diploma Medical Assisting program at Bradford School; Pittsburgh, PA is 96.15% based on the annual report form submitted to the Medical Assisting Education Review Board on 10/6/2016.