Find a Career You Love

and that loves you back.

Simply put, Career Education gives you the practical and relevant skills you need to succeed in today’s job market. At Southwestern College, we offer more than 139 degrees and certificates that prepare you in two years or less for a promising career.

Our programs promote industry standards, job forecasts, and access to the latest technologies and equipment to ensure you graduate with the opportunity to advance and earn higher wages. Southwestern is proud to offer quality, hands-on education, and skills-building that will help you thrive in the workforce and in your communities.

Career Education is Your Way In

  • Economic security
  • Personal satisfaction
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • New skills and abilities

FInd Your Way

Your Business career is right this way.

Earning a degree in Computer Information Systems, Insurance, or International Business from Southwestern College prepares you to analyze situations, communicate with others, build and integrate systems, and develop strong attention-to-detail skills in two years or less. Our certificate and degree programs give you the hands-on training and experience you need to earn up to $71,000 doing what you love.

What are you waiting for? Your Business career is right this way.


Find Your Way

Earn a certificate that will take you to new heights in Communication Technology.

Our Communication Technology certificates are for people who are ready to analyze data and use systematic thinking to help develop the communication technologies of tomorrow. Our Drone Technology and Geospatial Technology programs integrate innovative tools and techniques to enable students to visualize, analyze, query, and predict temporal, spatial and critical relationships.

We offer accelerated, 8-week certificate programs to ensure you are highly competitive in today’s job market. Start today to become a digital leader in California and beyond. Your Communication Technology certificate is calling – right this way!

Find Your Way

Your career in Forensics is right around the corner.

Earning a degree in Cyber Forensics from Southwestern College prepares you to maintain security and ward off cyber-attacks on mission-critical data and systems. You’ll learn how to secure networks, operating systems, and programs function in two years or less.

Our Associate in Science (AS) degree program will provide you with the hands-on training and experience you need to earn up to $89,000  doing what you love.

What are you waiting for? Your Forensics career is right around the corner.

Find Your Way

Into college. Into classes you love. At a school that has your back.

Deciding where to go to college is hard. You have choices to make, and deadlines to make them in. Our staff and faculty make it easy, from online classes to financial aid, so getting your foot in the door to college is quick, simple, and exciting.

With over 87 programs, we’re sure to have the right one for you.

Find Your Footing

Southwestern College awards more financial aid than any other community college in the region.

  • More than 75 percent of our students qualify to have their tuition waived.
  • Processing time has been cut in half — down to one to two weeks.
  • Southwestern College awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships last academic year.
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Find Your Next Steps

We get it – we may not be where your educational goals end. What we are is the launching pad to your potential. Whether your goal is to get an AA, transfer to a four-year university, or simply develop your professional skills, we'll help you get in, out, and onto your future.

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