Degrees & Certificates

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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.


Art and Design

Business and Hospitality

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
Human Biology Biology Sciences   AS  
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    
Firefighter 1 / EMT Academy  Fire Tech / EMT      C
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 (CIT) CSIT   AS  
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  
Mathematics Math AS-T AS  
Mechatronics Technology Engineering   AS C
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
ESL for Credit ESL      C
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
English for Child Development ESL      C
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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 theAA-T/AS-T Application for Degreeto 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.


CSU IGETC Graduation Requirements (PDF)

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 is a list of offerings in community education.

Full list of class schedules for community education

Environmental Health and Safety Training

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