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Degrees & Certificates

What Mission Offers

The following degrees and certificates are offered at Mission College. Classes may not be offered each semester, please search our current class schedule.


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Art and Design

Name Dept. Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Art  Art   AA  
Art History Art AA-T    
Creative Arts  Art   AA  
Digital Illustration  Graphic Design & Multimedia      C
Digital Music  Music      C
Graphic Design & Multimedia  Graphic Design    AS C
Graphic Arts   Graphic Design   AS C
Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities Counseling    AA  
Studio Arts  Art  AA-T     
 3D Arts  Art      C
Web Design   Graphic Design     C
Web Developer   Graphic Design     C
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Business and Hospitality

Name Dept. Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Accounting Accounting    AS C
Business Business    AS  
Business Administration Business  AS-T    
Business Information Professional 1 Computer Applications     C
Business Computing Business      C
Economics Economics  AA-T    
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Business      C
Food Service & Restaurant Manager Hospitality      C
Fundamental Food Services Skills I Hospitality      C
Hospitality Management Hospitality    AS  
Microsoft Office Computer Applications      C
Office Administration Computer Applications     AS C
Office Information Systems Computer Applications    AS C
Project Management Specialist Business      C
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Languages and Liberal Arts

Name Dept. Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Communications Studies Communication Studies  AA-T   C
English English  AA-T    
Liberal Arts: Communication in English & Critical Thinking Counseling    AA  
Spanish Foreign Languages  AA-T    
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Exploratory and General Studies

Name Dept. Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanitites Counseling    AA  
Liberal Arts: Communication in English & Critical Thinknig Counseling    AA  
Liberal Arts: Natural Science & Math Counseling    AA  
Liberal Arts: Social & Behavorial Science Counseling    AA  
General Education: CSUGE-B Transfer Studies Counseling      C
General Education: IGETC Transfer Studies Counseling      C
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Health Sciences

Name Dept. Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Community Health Worker Health Occupations    AS C
Human Biology Biology Sciences    AS  
Home Health Aide Health Occupations      C
Kinesiology Kinesiology  AA-T    
Nursing Assistant Health Occupations      C
Nutrition & Dietetics Nutritional Science AS-T    
Registered Nursing (LVN to RN) Health Occupations    AS  
Vocational Nursing Health Occupations    AS C
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Public Service and Social Sciences

Name Dept. Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Administration of Justice Sociology  AS-T    
Associate Teacher Child Development      C
Early Childhood Education Child Development  AS-T AS  
Early Intervention Assistant Child Development      C
Economics Economics  AA-T    
Fire Protection Technology  Fire Tech / EMT    AS  
History  History  AA-T    
Liberal Arts: Social & Behavorial Sciences Counseling    AA  
Master Teacher Child Development      C
Political Science Political Science  AA-T    
Psychology Psychology  AA-T    
Sociology Sociology  AA-T    
Social Justice Social Justice AA-T    
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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Name Dept. Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Biology Biological Sciences  AS-T    
Biological Science Biological Sciences    AS  
Cisco Certified Network Administration (CCNA) CSIT      C
Computer Information Systems (CIS) CSIT    AS C
Computer Networking Technology  CSIT    AS  
Computer Programming CSIT      C
Data Analytics Associate CSIT      C
Engineering Engineering    AS C
Human Biology Biological Sciences    AS  
IT Help Desk Technician CSIT      C
Liberal Arts: Natural Sciences & Math Counseling    AA  
Linux System Administration CSIT      C
Mathematics Math  AS-T AS  
Nutrition & Dietetics Nutritional Science AS-T    
Physics Physics  AS-T    
Web Design  Graphic Design     C
Web Developer  Graphic Design     C
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Name Dept. Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Coach Operator Apprenticeships      C
Overhead Line Worker Apprenticeships      C
Public Transit Leadership Apprenticeships      C
Service Mechanic Apprenticeships      C
Track Worker Apprenticeships      C
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ESL and Non-Credit

Name Depart Transfer Degree Degree Certificate
Noncredit Low-Beginning ESL ESL      C
Noncredit High-Beginning ESL ESL      C
Noncredit Beginning ESL ESL      C
Noncredit ESL for Childcare ESL      C
Noncredit Beginning Computer Skills Computer Applications      C
Noncredit Basic Writing Skills English      C
Noncredit Community Health Worker Health Occupations     C
Noncredit English Careers in Food Service ESL      C
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Additional Information

Transfer Degrees

The California Community College system has an for CSU transfer students – the Associate Degrees for Transfer.  These degrees (AA-T & AS-T) allow students to complete an Associate’s degree and satisfy lower division general education and major requirements for transfer at the same time.  Mission College currently offers AA-Ts/AS-Ts in the following majors:

Students completing an AA-T or AS-T:
  • will earn an associate’s degree from Mission College;
  • will get priority admission consideration;
  • are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system;
  • will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU;
  • will not have to complete more than 60 units after transfer.

To apply for these degrees, complete and submit the AA-T/AS-T Application for Degree to the Admissions & Records Office.

General Education Courses for Graduation

In order to complete a degree for AA/AS Graduation Requirements, students need to complete courses in the areas below. Complete a minimum of 24.0 units from Areas A - F, plus additional courses to meet unit requirements.


CSUIGETC Graduation Requirements (PDF)

Community Education Programs

Pharmacy Technician

Mission College is proud to offer an accelerated evening or day pharmacy technician program which is  PTCB approved and designed for those who wish to qualify for the California State Board of Pharmacy Technician Licensing.

Community Education Programs
The following are a list of offerings in community education.

Full list of class schedules for community education

Environmental Health and Safety Training

EH&S provides Relevant and Affordable Environmental Health & Safety Training, along with customized training.