In San Diego County, approximately one third of existing jobs typically require a college degree or credential at the entry level. The need for qualified workers is expected to increase in the next decade, when nearly 42 percent of new jobs will require a degree or credential. Meanwhile, the number of San Diego County residents with college degrees does not currently meet the demands of the innovation economy, and demographic trends suggest the gap will widen.
Working collaboratively, MiraCosta College is responding to the demands for tomorrow’s workforce.
With hundreds of courses and more than 75 different disciplines, from landscape architecture to web design and biotechnology, at MiraCosta College students take advantage of the most affordable path in higher education. Each year, nearly 2,000 graduates earn associate degrees and certificates providing the know-how and education needed for a new career or for transferring to a four-year college or university.
MiraCosta College offers the most affordable education anywhere. ALL first-time college students taking 12+ units a semester can receive two years of college for free. Returning college student? No problem. For only $46 a unit with ample scholarships and grants available, MiraCosta has you covered.
With classes offered nights and weekends, on-ground and online, MiraCosta College delivers the flexibility you need to earn a degree or certificate. If you’re looking to land a perfect career, transfer to a university, advance your skills, or take college courses while in high school, there’s no better time.
MiraCosta- College Smarter, Life Happier!
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