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The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

Congratulations! Your interest in California College San Diego is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a new career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.

California College San Diego

You know the positive difference a college degree could make in your life, but you may feel that going to college is out of reach. We want to change that! At California College San Diego, we have career-focused degree programs that could help you launch a career. Associate’s degree programs can be completed in as few as 19 months, and Bachelor’s in as few as 36 months – faster than the typical 2 years and 4 years it takes at some traditional colleges. We even provide you with a laptop to use in school and keep when you graduate. Whether you’re fresh out of high school or already established in your career, California College San Diego provides career-focused degree programs to help you achieve your dreams.

Introducing BlendEd – Classes on Campus and Online

We know you're busy. That's why we're excited to introduce BlendEd. In fact, most of our courses are taught in the BlendEd learning format. For example, meet in class twice each week and the rest is done online. Less time and travel. More flexibility. It is the best of both worlds!

Independence University® – Programs 100% Online

If you think 24/7 online learning might work better with your lifestyle, we’ve got you covered! Our affiliate school, Independence University (IU), offers degree programs that are earned 100% online.

One of IU’s strengths is the level of outstanding support provided to online students. At IU, while you earn your degree online, you’re never alone. Whether you need help finding the right financial aid, improving your grades, or launching your new career after graduation, IU is there for you and will provide support every step of the way.

Your Tools for Success

When it comes to colleges, we know you have a lot to consider. Here’s why one of our colleges may be the right choice for you.

  • Exceptional Staff Support: Admissions consultants, financial planners, Career Services advisers, instructors, and tutors to help you every step of the way, from application to graduation.
  • Financial Aid: Our financial planners are specialists at finding all the grants, scholarships,1 and other financial aid you may qualify for.
  • Employment Assistance: We can assist you in your job search after graduation.2
  • Accredited: Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

1Grant and scholarship awards are limited and only available to those who qualify. See www.scholarshipccsd.com for details.
2The college does not guarantee a job. Gaining employment is the graduate's responsibility.

Campus Locations

Main and branch campuses offer a variety of programs and courses. We have three convenient main and branch campus locations in California. As a student, you will enjoy easy parking, friendly local faculty and staff, and modern, comfortable buildings with smaller, personalized classes. Click on one of our campuses to learn more.

California
San Diego, Main Campus
National City, Satellite of San Diego Campus
San Marcos, Branch of San Diego Campus

Online Education

Don't live near any of our locations? Don't worry! Independence University, a California College San Diego affiliated school, offers a wide variety of programs and courses that can be completed from the comfort of your own home. For many programs, we even provide a tablet and laptop to use in school and keep when you graduate.

Available Programs

  • Business Administration (BS)
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    The Business Administration program prepares graduates for a variety of responsible managerial positions in both domestic and international firms. The objectives of the program are to provide a foundation in accounting, sales and marketing, operations management, human resource management and banking and finance and to provide the graduate with an integrated understanding of business and economic concepts and how they relate to the global economy. Business Administration graduates are employed in entry-level to mid-level positions as an office manager, account manager, small business developer, human resource assistant, or sales manager. A majority of the courses offered in this program are delivered through a hybrid model which means instructors meet with students both face to face and through an online platform each week.

    Available at this location

    San Marcos, CA

    277 Rancheros Drive
    San Marcos, CA 92069

  • Computer Programming (AAS)
    Computer, Information, and Technology

    This Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Programming is directed toward developing problem solving skills. In conjunction with the understanding of computers and computer systems, these skills will enable a graduate of the program to apply his or her knowledge to finding solutions to problems that arise in the science, business, industry, government, and education sectors. The objectives of the program are as follows: to provide a solid foundation of knowledge about computers and to facilitate thinking that will permit continuing growth on the part of the graduates. Prospective students should have an aptitude for mathematics and logic and an interest in analysis and deduction. Students will study several programming languages, database design and administration, and programming for the Internet. Graduates are employed in entry-level positions as web developers and as computer programmers. A majority of the courses offered in this program are delivered through a hybrid model which means instructors meet with students both face to face and through an online platform each week.

    Available at these locations

    National City, CA

    700 Bay Marina Drive
    National City, CA 91950

    San Diego, CA

    6602 Convoy Court
    San Diego, CA 92111

    San Marcos, CA

    277 Rancheros Drive
    San Marcos, CA 92069

  • Medical Assisting (AOS)
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Medical Assisting AOS degree program is designed to provide the students the knowledge and clinical skills for gaining entry-level employment in a medical facility in both administrative and clinical areas. Specific training is provided in preparing instruments and materials, vital signs, phlebotomy, medication preparation and administration, clinical documentation and assisting the physician with exams and procedures. Training in computer and administrative skills is also provided as they pertain to electronic health records and medical office procedures. The student will be able to function independently with administrative duties as well as clinical duties and computer functions of the office.

    Available at these locations

    National City, CA

    700 Bay Marina Drive
    National City, CA 91950

    San Diego, CA

    6602 Convoy Court
    San Diego, CA 92111

    San Marcos, CA

    277 Rancheros Drive
    San Marcos, CA 92069

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

California College San Diego and Independence University are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Nursing Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Independence University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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