Study at Miracosta CollegeMiracosta College is located in San Diego County, California and was founded in 1934. It is a public community college, and has another campus located in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The college also has a community learning center situated in Oceanside. The college serves more than 9, 000 undergraduates and employs over 400 full-time staff. Miracosta College offers associate degrees and more than 50 different certificate programs. The Adult Learning Center of Miracosta was opened in 1992. Miracosta College's team colors are white and red, and its nickname is the Spartans. The college has women's soccer teams and men's basketball teams. Actor Adam Brody and Kevin Towers, general manager of San Diego Padres are among the notable graduates of this college.
Profile of Miracosta CollegeThe main campus of Miracosta College is in Oceanside, California (a large suburb). The school is a public school. Miracosta College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.
The school students most commonly major in a field related to hospitality, music, real estate and construction management, family and social work, liberal arts, and science and laboratory technician.
Miracosta College Selectivity
Miracosta College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.
The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Miracosta College are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.
In 2007, the school had 10, 682 enrolled students.
Miracosta College Tuition and AffordabilityMiracosta College offers comparatively low-priced tuition.
Miracosta College Programs and Degrees
Contact: Miracosta CollegeMiracosta College
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||432||liberal arts and sciences, Spanish language, social services, speech and rhetoric, area studies, German language, minority and gender studies, French language, . . . |
|Business and Management||93||accounting, small business management, sales and marketing, taxation, business, business management, electronic commerce, retail|
|Family and Social Work||83||child development, social service professions|
|Beauty and Cosmetology||55||cosmetology|
|office and Administration||51||administrative assistant, data entry, office management|
|Hospitality||47||hospitality management, travel services|
|Music||36||music management, music|
|Mechanics and Repair||36||automobile mechanics, autobody repair|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||32||licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, registered nursing|
|Science and Laboratory Technician||27||biology tech|
|Engineering Technician||22||drafting, mechanical drafting|
|Real Estate and Construction Management||22||real estate|
|Medical Support and Technology||17||health service and sciences, surgical tech, medical assistant, phlebotomy|
|Landscaping and Horticulture||17||landscaping, floristry, plant nursery, applied horticulture, turf management|
|Media||14||digital communications, desktop publishing and imaging|
|Computer Science and Engineering||12||web design, computer networking, computer support, computer programming, system administration, webmastering|
|Architecture and Planning||8||architectural tech, landscape architecture|
|Cooking and Culinary Arts||7||restaurant and catering management|
|Education and Teaching||7||early childhood special ed|
|Agricultural Science and Management||7||various agricutural courses, agricultural operations, various agricultural courses|
|Art Studies||3||art studies, visual and performing arts|
|Therapy and Counselling||2||physical therapist assistant, psychology courses, psychology|
|Security and Law Enforcement||2||criminal justice and police|
|Drama and Performing Arts||2||theatre design, dance, drama|
|Design||1||design and visual communication|
|Science||0||physical sciences, biology, physics, geology, chemistry|
|Medical administration||0||medical secretary|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||0||sports and fitness management|
|Religion and Philosophy||0||philosophy|
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