Students in Business and Technology class building.


Learning Areas 

Mission College houses diverse learning areas, each contributing to the holistic development of students and the broader understanding of the world.

From the interdisciplinary exploration of human dynamics in the People, Culture, and Society, to the innovative advancements in science and technology fostered by STEM, and the nurturing of creativity and effective communication in Creative Arts & Communication, we provide a comprehensive education.

Additionally, our commitment to public safety, health, and wellness is evident in the offerings of the Public Safety, Health & Wellness department, while the Business & Education department prepares you to lead in the realms of business and education.

Lastly, the Counseling & Learning Services department supports you on your academic journey. Together, these departments create a rich and vibrant academic landscape that empowers you to excel in a rapidly evolving world. 

Specific Schools/Learning Areas


People, Culture, Society

People, Culture, and Society fosters an interdisciplinary approach to understanding human dynamics. Collaborate across these diverse fields to explore the complexities of human societies, cultures, and behaviors. As a student in this area, you'll receive a well-rounded understanding of the multifaceted aspects of human existence in a global context. 

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) 

STEM faculty and students collaborate in diverse disciplines to push the boundaries of knowledge and innovation. Through cutting-edge research, problem-solving, and hands-on experience, the area equips students with the skills and expertise needed to tackle the most pressing challenges facing our world today.  

Creative Arts & Communication

Within the Creative Arts & Communication, faculty and students engage in the exploration of human emotions, ideas, and perspectives. With a focus on fostering creativity, visual storytelling, and effective communication, you'll be empowered to become a skilled artist, designer, writer, and communicator. By embracing creativity and communication, learn to captivate audiences, convey powerful messages, and contribute to the cultural fabric of society. 

Public Safety, Health & Wellness  

Through rigorous training, practical experience, and a commitment to well-being, Public Safety, Health & Wellness faculty and students are at the forefront of safeguarding public health and safety. Whether it's providing essential healthcare services, fire protection expertise, or fostering physical fitness and athletic excellence, this area prepares students to make a positive impact on the well-being of individuals and communities.

Business & Education, and Service Industries

Business & Education, and Service Industries is a hub for nurturing essential skills and future leaders. Through a blend of practical training and educational excellence, you will get equipped to excel in the dynamic worlds of business and education. Whether it's mastering financial acumen, embracing technological advancements, shaping young minds, or managing the hospitality sector, this area empowers students to thrive in these critical fields.  

Counseling & Learning Services 

With a strong commitment to nurturing the well-being and academic success of our students, Counseling & Learning Services provides essential resources and guidance. Whether it's offering learning support or providing counseling for personal and academic development, this area empowers you on your educational journey. By fostering a caring and supportive environment, the area strives to enhance your learning experiences and help you achieve their full potential.