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Study at Los Angeles Harbor College

Los Angeles Harbor College is one of two community colleges located between Wilmington and Harbor City, the heart of the Los Angeles harbor region. The college accommodates over 8, 000 students per semester. Like most community colleges in the state of California, it provides programs for students to eventually transfer to a four-year university. LAHC offers occupational training programs in business and office administration, electronics technology, computer technology and nursing. It also offers a program for international students. Some of the notable alumni of the college are Douglas L. Barry, Los Angeles Fire Department Chief; James "The Rev" Sullivan, drummer for Avenged Sevenfold; Dennis Johnson, Former Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns basketball player; and Bob Lowery, Former Atlanta Falcons NFL football player.

Profile of Los Angeles Harbor CollegeLos Angeles Harbor College is in Wilmington, California. Wilmington is a large city. The school is a public institution. Los Angeles Harbor College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include music, office and administration, and liberal arts.

Los Angeles Harbor College Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The Los Angeles Harbor College teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 8, 850 students study at the school . Los Angeles Harbor College is particularly welcoming to minority students.

Los Angeles Harbor College Tuition and AffordabilityIn-state students appreciate the low tuition rate.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Los Angeles Harbor College is to offer an environment that fosters learning by providing comprehensive programs that meet the educational needs of students and are appropriate and useful to the community we serve, including: Degree and transfer programs Vocational and workforce preparation Basic skills instruction English as a second language Credit and non-credit courses for life-long learning Contract education including customized corporate training Community services Support services Information literacy An essential aspect of the mission for the community we serve is to advance economic growth and global competitiveness through education, training, and services that contribute to continuous workforce improvement and civic responsibility. We are committed to student learning in a supportive educational environment that recognizes the uniqueness of individuals, provides a center for the cultural enrichment of the community, and seeks dynamic dialogue and reflective evaluation and improvement of the institution through ongoing assessment and evaluation of measurable student learning outcomes. "

Los Angeles Harbor College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts382liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine98registered nursing, home health aide, nursing assistant
office and Administration47administrative assistant, data entry, office management
Business and Management47business, accounting, business management, sales and marketing, taxation, small business management, international business, banking
Family and Social Work41child development
Engineering Technician34mechanical engineering tech, drafting, engineering technology, electromechanical tech
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science, information technology, computer support, system administration, webmastering, computer graphics, systems analyst, computer programming, . . .
Music7music, music management
Real Estate and Construction Management4real estate
Law3legal secretary
Medical administration1medical secretary
Architecture and Planning1architectural tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts0culinary arts
Science0physics, chemistry
Media0digital communications
Mechanics and Repair0computer repair, electrical installation and repair
Drama and Performing Arts0theatre design
Contact: Los Angeles Harbor CollegeLos Angeles Harbor College

1111 Figueroa Place

Wilmington, California 90744-2397

General Phone: (310) 233-4000


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