Career Education

Career Education offers a pathway to success that allows you to learn by exploring, collaborating, and doing.

Our programs offer:

INDUSTRY-TRAINED FACULTY AND SUPPORT STAFF - Our instructors are dedicated to helping you work toward your career goals. Many of our faculty are working professionals in their industry, which means they are able to give you the up-to-date skills employers are looking for right now. You will feel prepared to be successful in a career, and their connections in the community may even link you to your first job or internship.

HANDS ON LEARNING - most of your classes are comprised of labs where you are working with the actual state-of-the-art technology and tools you would use on the job.

FLEXIBLE TO BALANCE work-school-home schedule – many of our programs offer evening or weekend classes for working professionals.

CURRICULUM DESIGNED to improve job skills and marketability - our programs help students apply the abstract concepts and theories from academic coursework to real world situations, providing them with practical, and relevant skills that will make them more employable upon graduation. CTE programs often provide students with opportunities to gain work experience through internships, work-based learning, and industry-certification opportunities.

OVER 115 CERTIFICATES in a wide variety of programs - You will be amazed at the diverse options that you have to choose from! You have a wealth of opportunity to find a career where you get to pursue your passion.

Explore Our Programs by Industry Sector

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

This sector includes traditional manufacturing work in addition to jobs and careers dedicated to customization, scalability and technologies that improve the entire manufacturing process.

Advanced Transportation & Renewables

Advanced Transportation & Renewables

Advanced Transportation & Renewables

This sector spans a broad section of jobs from established automotive mechanical work to careers pushing the leading edge in transportation technologies.

Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies

Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies

Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies

 When most people think about agriculture, they might only envision farming or ranching. But modern agriculture and its associated sciences touch every aspect of American society – from health and safety to security and environmental sustainability.

Energy, Construction & Utilities

Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies

Energy, Construction & Utilities

As our global population grows, so does the need for energy, construction and utilities. Which means demand for these careers looks to be on a continuing upward trend.

Global Trade & Logistics

Global Trade & Logistics

Global Trade & Logistics

A supply chain is a system of organizations, activities, technologies and resources that help move a product or service from supplier to customer. This includes sourcing, procurement, conversion and all logistics-related activities.

Health

Health

Health

Healthcare employment refers to careers in hospitals, ambulatory services, nursing and residential care facilities, and more.

Information & Communication Technologies & Digital Media

Information & Communication Technologies & Digital Media

Information & Communication Technologies & Digital Media

There are few industries as dynamic, fluid and exciting as Information Communications Technologies (ICT) and Digital Media. Every technology, industry, and job employs ICT and Digital Media in some fashion. Think of it as encompassing all converging computer, software, design, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming, and information systems technologies.

Life Sciences & Biotech

Life Sciences & Biotech

Life Sciences & Biotech

Life Sciences and Biotechnology refers to a group of diverse industries with a common link — they all employ biological scientific knowledge and processes to further their pursuits.

Public Safety & Service

Public Safety & Service

Public Safety & Service

Students looking for a career that allows them to be involved in their community and work in making a difference not only directly with their community but their fellow citizens will find that foundation in the Public Services Sector.

Retail, Hospitality & Tourism

Retail, Hospitality & Tourism

Retail, Hospitality & Tourism

Retail, Hospitality & Tourism

The Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism sector generates over $500 billion annually. As such a massive engine in the California economy, this sector provides great opportunity for career exploration and advancement.

Small Business

Small Business

Small Business

The entrepreneurial spirit in California has never been more alive and well than in our current climate. And California Community Colleges are further fueling that spirit with programs and career pathways that prepare students be their own bosses.

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ARC Career Education Programs Specialize

in the skilled trades, applied arts and sciences, modern technologies, and career preparation. A key element of these programs is how coursework integrates academic knowledge with technical and career readiness skills, preparing students with the skills they need to launch into a career.

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