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Celebrating 33 years of Central Coast College – A message from Bob Schaefer, President

October marks the thirty-third anniversary of Central Coast College. Thirty-three years ago, we started with just one training program called Business Data Processing Clerical Training, 20 students and 4 staff, two of them part-time. Now, more than three decades later, we have 10 training programs, average 200 students daily with 30 staff, and approximately 5,000 […]

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5 Fears that Might be Keeping You from Going Back to School

Going back to school as an adult can have its own unique set of challenges. We understand that a lot of people want to further their education or advance their career, but might have a few stumbling blocks to overcome first. Here are five fears that you might be facing, and how you can move […]

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The Importance of Certifications

Several Central Coast College programs can lead to “third-party certifications” by an organization or agency independent of the College. These programs include Medical Assisting, Nursing Assistant, Phlebotomy, and Computer Specialist Accounting. While this may sound impressive, what does it really mean for you? If you complete one of our programs and receive a certification, how […]

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Featured Program: Computer Specialist, Accounting

Are you ready for a new career? If you’re organized, detail-oriented, and like working with numbers or computer programs, then our Computer Specialist Accounting program might be right for you. Potential Career Opportunities for an Accounting Computer Specialist A diploma in Accounting can open doors to many different types employment opportunities. While you will likely […]

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Student Story: Ismael

My Experience attending Central Coast College as a Parent I’m a single parent in my mid-thirties. Attending school at this time in my life was a very difficult decision to make considering my kids, their ages, schedule and daily activities, and being out of school for 15+ years made me a little nervous. After gathering […]

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Student Story: Wendy D

I chose the Computer Office Administration (COA) program here at Central Coast College … to learn new skills for a better career. Due to personal issues, I dropped out of Monterey High School in my junior year. I went to work immediately and had been working consistently ever since. The jobs I’ve had have been […]

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Student Story: Gina S

Hello my name is Gina Schierenbeck, and I’m attending Central Coast College for the Vet Assistant Program. School hasn’t been easy for me since I found out that I have a learning disability when I was in 4th grade. So I’ve had to work really hard at everything that I do for school. I went […]

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Featured Program: Nursing Assistant

Do you enjoy helping people and caring for others? Are you looking for a rewarding career in healthcare? The career of Nursing Assistant is a rapidly-growing field, and might be the perfect fit for you. A certificate in Nursing Assisting can open up a lot of healthcare-related career options. Nursing Assistants work in hospitals, long-term […]

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Featured Program: Home Health Aide

Do you have a background in the medical field and enjoy helping people? One of the certification programs that Central Coast College offers is Home Health Aide. Open to anyone with documented nursing assistant training or an active California CNA certification, this is a continuing-education program that provides education and hands-on training for those looking […]

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Veterinary Technician – A New Career Opportunity

Beginning on July 18, 2016, Central Coast College will be offering a new degree program in the field of veterinary care: Veterinary Technology. This is a new Associates of Applied Science degree program, the first degree program that we have offered. We’re excited to add this program to supplement our existing Veterinary Assisting program, which […]

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