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Career Pathways at Mission College

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What's Your Interest? 
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Art & Design

If you are the artistic type, these are the types of courses for you.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

Degrees
Departments:
Degrees
  • Art (AA)
  • Art History (AA-T)
  • Creative Arts (AA)
  • Graphic Arts (AS)
  • Graphic Design & Mulimedia (AS)
  • Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities (AA)
  • Studio Arts (AA-T)
Certificates
Departments
Certificates
  • Digital Illustration
  • Digital Music
  • Graphic Arts
  • Graphic Design & Mulimedia
  • 3D Arts
  • Web Design
  • Web Developer
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Language & Liberal Arts

Explore communication and foreign languages with these courses.

Degrees & Certificates offered

Degrees
Departments:
Degrees
  • Communication Studies (AA-T)
  • English (AA-T)
  • Liberal Arts: Communication in English & Critical Thinking (AA)
  • Spanish (AA-T)
Certificates
Departments
Certificates
  • Communication Studies
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Exploratory & General Studies

Don't know what to study? Earn a general degree or certificate in a broad range of subjects.

Degrees & Certificates offered

Degrees
Departments
Degrees
  • Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities (AA)
  • Liberal Arts: Communication in English & Critical Thinking (AA)
  • Liberal Arts: Natural Science & Math (AA)
  • Liberal Arts: Social & Behavioral Science (AA)
Certificates
Departments
Certificates
  • General Ed: CSUGE-B Transfer Studies
  • General Ed: IGETC Transfer Studies
What Do You Like?
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Business & Hospitality

If you have a knack for running a business or running a restaurant, these are the types of courses for you.

Degrees and Certificates offered

Degrees
Departments
Degrees
  • Accounting (AS)
  • Business (AS)
  • Business Administration (AS-T)
  • Economics (AA-T)
  • Hospitality Management (AS)
  • Office Administration (AS)
  • Office Information Systems (AS)
Certificates
Departments
Certificates
  • Accounting
  • Business Computing
  • Entreprenueurship & Small Business
  • Food Services & Restaurant Management
  • Fundamental Food Service Skills 
  • Microsoft Office
  • Office Administration
  • Office Information Systems
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Health Science

If you goal is working in the health and fitness field, these are the courses for you.

Degrees & Certificates offered

Degrees
Departments
Degrees
  • Community Health Worker (AS)
  • Human Biology (AS)
  • Kinesiology (AA-T)
  • LVN to RN (AS)
  • Vocational Nursing (AS)
Certificates
Departments
 
Certificates
  • Community Health Worker
  • Home Health Aide
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Vocational Nursing
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Other

Other degrees and certificates offered at Mission College

Degrees and certificates

Apprenticeships
Degrees
  • Plumbing & Pipefitting Tech
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Tech
Certificates
  • Coach Operator
  • Overhead Line Worker
  • Public Transit Leadership
  • Service Mechanic
  • Track Worker
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Departments
Certificates
  • ESL
Non Credit Certificates
Departments
Certificates
  • Low-Beginning ESL
  • High-Beginning ESL
  • Beginning ESL
  • ESL for Childcare
  • Beginning Computer Skills
  • Basic Writing Skills
  • Community Health Worker
Where Are Your Skills?
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STEM

If you have an interest in science, programming, math or tech, these are the types of courses for you.

Degrees & Certificates offered

Degrees
Departments
Degrees
  • Biology (AS-T)
  • Biological Science (AS)
  • Computer Information Systems (AS)
  • Computer Networking Technology (AS)
  • Engineering (AS)
  • Human Biology (AS)
  • Liberal Arts: Natural Science & Math (AA)
  • Math (AS-T, AS)
  • Physics (AS)
Certificates
Departments
Certificates
  • Cisco Certified Network Admin (CCNA)
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Programming
  • Linux System Administration
  • Web Design
  • Web Developer
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Public Service & Social Science

If you are the type that wants to help others, work with children or explore the political landscape, these are the courses for you.

Degrees & Certificates offered

Degrees
Departments
Degrees
  • Administration of Justice (AS-T)
  • Early Childhood Education (AS-T, AS)
  • Economics (AA-T)
  • Fire Protection Tech/EMT (AS)
  • History (AA-T)
  • Liberal Arts: Social & Behavorial Science (AA)
  • Political Science (AA-T)
  • Psychology (AA-T)
  • Sociology (AA-T)
Certificates
Departments
Certificates
  • Associate Teacher
  • Early Intervention Assistant
  • Master Teacher