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Take our Career Opportunities quiz and discover all the options that California community colleges can offer.

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Follow your passion toward a rewarding career.

Nothing should stand between you and a good-paying career that you love. That's why California community colleges offer career training programs taught by experts, student support services and financial aid to help pay college costs. Get the skills you need to succeed in whatever field you choose.

MORE OPTIONS

Achieve Your Educational Ambitions
Whatever your goals, we can help you find the path to success.

LOWER COSTS

Learning Within Your Budget
A smarter, more affordable path to complete your general education requirements.

SUPPORTIVE STAFF

Thousands of Dedicated Educators
Our passionate faculty and staff are devoted to helping students succeed.

CLOSER TO HOME

Campuses Across California
With 116 campuses throughout the state, there is a community college near you.

GREATER FLEXIBILITY

Control Your Schedule
We design our programs to accommodate your life and work schedules.

BIGGER PAYCHECKS

Earn More with a Degree or Certificate
The road to a more secure financial future starts with a community college education.
Daniel Krevin Student, Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

It’s great taking this program and knowing that there’s going to be a job waiting for you when you’re finished.

Madeline Mandujano Student, Animation

I chose this career path because I love creating amazing things and being part of a team that has the same mindset.

Winston Johnson Student, Administration of Justice

Every day I come to school, it’s a learning experience. I can’t wait to get into class, and I don’t want class to end.

Turn Your Goals into Your Reality

A satisfying career and better pay could be yours with a degree or certificate from a California community college.

$

51,000

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Producing, processing, marketing, distributing, financing and developing agricultural commodities and resources, including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products and resources.

$

50,000

Architecture and Construction

Designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

$

49,000

Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications

Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing and publishing multimedia content, including visual and performing arts and design, journalism and entertainment services.

$

74,000

Business, Management and Administration

Planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations, with career opportunities available in every sector of the economy.

$

66,000

Education and Training

Planning, managing and providing education and training services and related learning support services.

$

64,000

Finance

Planning and services for financial and investment planning and banking, insurance and business financial management.

$

65,000

Government and Public Administration

Executing governmental functions to include governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation, regulation and management, and administration at the local, state and federal levels.

$

89,000

Health Science

Planning, managing and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services and biotechnology research and development.

$

33,000

Hospitality and Tourism

Managing, marketing and operating restaurants and other foodservices, lodgings, attractions, recreation events and travel-related services.

California Community Colleges Human Services Program Student Leading a Volunteer Group

$

45,000

Human Services

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.

$

92,000

Information Technology

Building linkages in the IT occupations framework for entry-level, technical and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.

$

61,000

Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

Planning, managing and providing legal services, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

California Community Colleges Manufacturing Program Student Works in a Large Warehouse

$

46,000

Manufacturing

Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance, manufacturing and process engineering.

$

57,000

Marketing, Sales and Service

Planning, managing and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

$

84,000

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Planning, managing and providing scientific research and professional and technical services such as physical science, social science and engineering, including laboratory and testing services and research and development services.

$

55,000

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Planning, managing and moving of people, materials and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water, and related professional technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.