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Instructional Divisions

Build your future at El Centro

At El Centro College, students have many educational options. Some options lead immediately to a career. Others prepare you for transfer to a college or University. El Centro College’s courses and programs are separated into departments, called divisions.

Arts and Sciences division

Academic Transfer and STEM

If your goal is to complete your core curriculum (sometimes called the general education core) or finish your Associate of Arts (AA) or Associates of Science (AS) degree in order to transfer, then you’ll need to take courses in the Academic Transfer and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Divisions.

The list of courses are below:

Academic Transfer

STEM Division

Business, Design And Public Service division

Business, Design And Public Service

The Business, Design and Public Service division aims to help you expand the scope of your dreams and provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to turn your dreams into realities!

We offer a variety of stimulating face-to-face, online and hybrid classes that are provided by a committed, highly-trained faculty and staff.

Health Careers division

Nursing and Health Care

The Division of Health and Legal Studies is home to some of El Centro College's most dynamic programs, leading to many different rewarding careers in the nursing and allied health professions.

Many of our health occupations and nursing programs may be just what you are looking for!

Information Technology division

Information Technology

Information Technology provides training for dynamic multiple information technology career paths leading to Associate degrees, college certificates, and industry certifications. With our programs you will be able to learn the use of computers as primary tools of a trade, or you can learn the inner workings of computers themselves.

Continuing Education programs

Continuing Education

Continuing Education/Workforce Training provides unique educational opportunities to stimulate the mind, promote professional advancement and encourage the pursuit of personal interests. Our courses increase your knowledge of skills - either to help you on the job or for your personal enrichment.

Core Curriculum

The core of learning in college is a set of courses that will provide you with the knowledge, skills and educational experiences you need to succeed in higher education. Those classes — called the Core Curriculum — are the courses that lead to an associate degree from El Centro College and which then transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

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