Educational Goal Information


It is important to make sure your declared Educational Goal is current with Shasta College's Admissions and Records Office.

Not all programs offered at Shasta College are eligible to fund students for Federal and State  Financial Aid. All programs offered as an Associates Degree or Higher are eligible.  All Certificates must be approved by the Department of Education (DOE) prior to awarding students enrolled in the program. When new certificates are created, or existing certificates modified, they must be approved by the DOE prior to funding, which is a lengthy process and we appreciate your patience. In order to be approved by the DOE, they must be at least 16 units and lead to Gainful Employment.  



Federal and State Aid (DOE) APPROVED Certificates:​ (All AIDE ELIGIBLE)

The Certificates listed below have been approved by the DOE for Shasta College to award/disburse federal and state aid, to eligible students, if any of the following certificates are the students declared educational goal:
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Prior Year Grant & BOG Fee Waiver Eligible Certificates: 
Information subject to ​change.  

Federal and State Aide (DOE) NOT APPROVED Certificates: (BOG ELIGIBLE)

Students enrolling in the certificates listed below, are only able to receive the BOG F​ee Waiver (waives $46/per unit) if eligible. If you are enrolled in one of these programs of study you will not be eligible for:​ Pell Grant, Cal-Grant, Full Time Student Success Grant, Federal Work-Study or Federal Direct Student Loans​. You may apply for Scholarships for more information go to:
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Prior Year BOG Eligible ONLY Certificates:
Note: If you were previously enrolled in one of the certificates listed above, have been denied Financial Aid due to your educational goal not being eligible, and have changed your major, please submit an 17-18 Educational Goal Form.pdf to the Financial Aid Office and request a re-evaluation.

Alternative Program Information: 

If you are pursuing the "Associate Completion in the Evenings" (ACE) program or the "Bachelor's​ of Science" (BS) in Health Information Management, Information related to financial aid and these programs is listed below: 
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