MiraCosta College’s fall 2020 classes begin, Monday, August 24, with a robust selection of FREE online continuing education courses. All classes provide students with the textbooks and materials needed for the course at no cost to the students. Additionally, ample resources are available to support students through their academic journey to career success.
With flexible course offerings, students can benefit from classes that work with their schedule and finish faster with eight-week sections. The continuing education program includes four components:
Short-Term Vocational courses at MiraCosta College are designed to provide students with business office technology skills and other workforce preparation skills leading to improved employability and job placement opportunities. Subjects include introductory through advanced computer skills classes (Word, Excel, Keyboarding, etc.), introduction to careers in healthcare courses, automotive technology, and workforce preparation.
Adult High School (AHS) is designed for students 18 years of age or older who wish to complete their high school diploma or prepare to take the GED or HiSET exam. Some classes are also appropriate for individuals who wish to increase skills in preparation for college coursework, employment or advancement in the workplace, or personal growth. Those under 18, who can benefit from instruction, are also allowed to enroll.
English as a Second Language, the noncredit ESL program, offers students a variety of learning opportunities to achieve proficiency in the English language and formulate and attain personal, academic, vocational, and/or civic goals. The program also offers citizenship, Career-Track ESL, conversation classes, computer and digital literacy classes, reading and writing skills-based classes, and open-entry distance learning.
Adults with Disabilities courses are specifically designed to provide individuals with life-skill proficiencies that are essential to the fulfillment of academic, vocational, and personal goals for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These courses lead to improved life, social, and workplace skills. The specialized curriculum focuses on employability skills, reading and writing, math and money, basic computer skills, community safety, and other competencies that lead to greater independence.
Register online at miracosta.edu/ncapply. For more information, visit miracosta.edu/continuinged, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 760.795.8736.
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District has served the coastal North San Diego County area for over 80 years. More than 21,000 credit students per semester in over 70 disciplines enroll in associate degrees, university transfer and workforce readiness certificate programs. The college also serves a wide spectrum of educational needs in the region ranging from programs for adult education, basic skills, and ESL to a California Community College pilot program offering the nation’s first baccalaureate degree in biomanufacturing. MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).