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Degrees and Certificates

Degrees and Certificates

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

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Degrees & Certificates

Program Department Page Transferrable Degree Associate Degree Certificate
Accounting Accounting Dept.   AS C
Apprenticeship - Plumbing & Pipefitting Technology Apprenticeships   AS C
Apprenticeship - Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology Apprenticeships    AS C
Apprenticeship - Coach Operator Apprenticeships      C
Apprenticeship - Overhead Line Worker  Apprenticeships     C
Apprenticeship - Public Transit Leader Apprenticeships      C
Apprenticeship - Service Mechanic  Apprenticeships     C
Apprenticeship - Track Worker  Apprenticeships     C
Art  Art Dept.   AA  
Art History Art Dept.  AA-T    
Creative Arts  Art Dept.   AA  
Studio Arts  Art Dept. AA-T    
3D Arts  Art Dept.     C
Biological Sciences Biology Dept.   AS  
Biology Biology Dept.  AS-T    
Human Biology  Biology Dept.   AS  
Business  Business Dept.   AS  
Business Administration  Business Dept.  AS-T    
Business Computing  Business Dept.      C
Small Business Start-Up  Business Dept.      C
Child Development: Associate Teacher  CDC Dept.     C
Child Development: Early Childhood Education CDC Dept.  AS-T AS  
Child Development: Early Intervention Assistant  CDC Dept.     C
Child Development: Master Teacher  CDC Dept.     C
Communication Studies  Comm. Studies Dept. AA-T   C
Computer Applications: Microsoft Office  Computer Applications Dept.     C
Computer Applications: Office Admin   Computer Applications Dept.    AS C
Computer Applications: Office Information Systems   Computer Applications Dept.   AS C
Computer Information Systems (CIS) CSIT Dept.    AS C
CIS: Computer Programming  CSIT Dept.      C
CIS: Linux System Administration  CSIT Dept.      C
CIT: Computer Networking Technology  CSIT Dept.    AS  
CIT: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)  CSIT Dept.      C
Economics  Economics Dept. AA-T    
Engineering Engineering Dept.    AS  
English  English Dept. AA-T    
English as a Second Language ESL Dept.      C
Fire Protection Technology / EMT  Fire Tech Dept.   AS  
Foreign Languages: Spanish Foreign Languages Dept.  AA-T    
General Education: CSUGE-B Transfer Studies Counseling Dept.      C
General Education: IGETC Transfer Studies Counseling Dept.     
Graphic Design & Multimedia (GDS)  Graphic Design Dept.   AS C
GDS: Digital Illustration  Graphic Design Dept.      C
GDS: Graphic Arts   Graphic Design Dept.   AS C
GDS: Web Design   Graphic Design Dept.     C
GDS: Web Developer   Graphic Design Dept.     C
Health Occupations: Community Health Worker Nursing Dept.    AS C
Health Occupations: Home Health Aide Nursing Dept.       C
Health Occupations: Nursing Assistant  Nursing Dept.      C
Health Occupations: Psychiatric Technician  Nursing Dept.    AS C
Health Occupations: Registered Nursing / LVN to RN  Nursing Dept.    AS  
Vocational Nursing  Nursing Dept.    AS C
History  History Dept. AA-T    
Hospitality Management Hospitality Dept.   AS  
HM: Food Service & Restaurant Management  Hospitality Dept.     C
HM: Fundamental Food Service Skills I  Hospitality Dept.     C
Kinesiology  Kinesiology Dept. AA-T    
Liberal Arts:  Arts/Humanities Counseling Dept.     AA   
Liberal Arts: Communication in English / Critical Thinking  Counseling Dept.    AA   
Liberal Arts: Natural Science and Math  Counseling Dept.    AA   
Liberal Arts: Social / Behavioral Science  Counseling Dept.    AA   
Mathematics  Math Dept. AS-T AS  
Music: Digital Music  Music Dept.    
Noncredit: Basic Writing Skills  English Dept.     C
Noncredit: Beginning ESL  ESL Dept.      C
Physics  Physics Dept. AS-T    
Political Science Political Science Dept. AA-T    
Psychology Psychology Dept.  AA-T    
Sociology Sociology Dept.  AA-T    
Sociology: Administration of Justice Sociology Dept.  AS-T    
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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 the AA-T/AS-T Application for Degree to the Admissions & Records Office.

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

Full list of class schedules for community education