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About Central Coast College

Welcome to CCC

Central Coast College is a nationally accredited college and a Legacy Education Institution. Our staff is highly educated, experienced and offers a winning approach to providing career training for students to prepare them for the best and hottest career fields.

We are a small college where you are not just a number – you are a valued customer. We will make your journey convenient and enjoyable.

We have been training successful graduates for more than thirty years.

To help you reach your career goals, we provide in-depth programs that give you hands-on experience in a supportive environment. Our career school teaching staff is consistently available and encourages constant communication for the best in training.

Central Coast College is here for you as you walk down your new career path.


The mission of Central Coast College is to educate students in career specific disciplines in the areas of allied health, veterinary and business that match industry demands. Central Coast College is committed to offering a quality educational experience and assistance in individualized placement, so graduates can utilize their knowledge and skills to enter their chosen career fields.


In pursuit of this mission, Central Coast College is guided by the following core values, principles and objectives:

  • INTEGRITY – By constantly striving for the best in education, we remain true to our mission, our vision, and our commitment to students, faculty, staff and investors.
  • CREATIVITY – Our inventive spirits and industrious imaginations fuel our efforts to consistently situate the company on the leading edge of its field, and offer the latest innovations in instructional techniques and technologies.
  • AMBITION – The pursuit of education has at its very core a sound work ethic, a burning motivation, and an insatiable drive. These qualities nourish our venture and drive us forward in achieving our goals.
  • TEAMWORK – While Legacy started with a close-knit, loyal group of educators, its true legacy will be the spirit of constructive collaboration it inspires in its students, faculty and staff.


Every individual deserves a quality education that enhances professionalism and employability while maintaining the college’s integrity and standards. Learning should be a positive experience. In addition to learning specific skills, students should develop responsible and mature work attitudes and habits, and a favorable self image.

Central Coast College believes strongly in a holistic approach to training as preparation for the workplace. We set high standards for attendance, appearance and professional behavior among our students. We help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. We strive for each of our graduates to be great employees as well as skilled ones!


Central Coast College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training – ACCET – A Partnership for Quality®. ACCET is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. 

Central Coast College is also approved to operate under the State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education – BPPE. Approval to operate means the institution is in compliance with the state standards as set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009, Ed. Code §94897.

The Veterinary Technology program has been awarded full Accreditation by the Council on Veterinary Technical Education and Activities of the American Veterinary Medical Association – AVMA.

Accreditation guarantees students that the programs at Central Coast College meet objective and rigorous third-party standards of educational practices.

Central Coast College is also recognized by the United States Department of Education –  U.S. DOE (United States Department of Education) as an institution eligible to participate on Title IV Financial Aid Programs.

Accredited by ACCET
(Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training)
1722 N St NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 955-1113
Fax: (202) 955-1118

Approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

2535 Capitol Oaks Dr, Ste 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (916) 431-6959
Toll Free: (888) 370-7589

Full Accreditation by the Council on Veterinary Technical Education and Activities of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association).

1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
Phone: (800) 248-2862
Fax: (847) 925-1329