SMC Online

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Earn a degree or certificate online.

SMC Online provides a solution to your academic needs for education, transfer and career. Build your schedule around your busy lifestyle! SMC Online offers an affordable, world-class education anytime, anywhere. 

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Summer Classes Start June 21.

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Online Associate Degrees for Transfer

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Online Associate Degrees

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Online Certificates


SMC Student Versean

"Being able to take online classes offers me the flexibility to work and be there for my family. Thank you SMC for offering classes online."

– Versean Prosser, SMC Online Student

Online Degrees and Certificates

Additional Information

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Online General Education Requirements

To complete your degree, you also need to complete the general education (GE) requirements to get the degree. Highlighted courses indicate classes are available online or on campus.

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Transfer and Complete Your Bachelor Degree Online

Here’s a list of schools where you can complete your Bachelor degree fully online. SMC's counselors can help you to decide what school would be a good fit for you, and support you with the transfer application process. SMC is #1 in transfers, and you can make an appointment to meet with a counselor through Corsair Connect.

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Online Student Support

SMC wants you to be successful, here’s a variety of student services to support you.

Online Tutoring Services
Counseling Video Appointments
Career Services Video Appointments
Center for Wellness & Wellbeing

Tips for Taking Online Classes

Tips for Taking SMC Online Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

What are you waiting for?

Whether you want to get ahead or learn new skills, Santa Monica College is the place for you. For three decades, SMC has been #1 in transfers to the University of California, USC, and LMU.

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*For the Business transfer degree, some CSU campuses require extra math classes in addition to statistics. Check with SMC counselors for additional details.

It's always best to work with SMC counselors as you are building your education plan to ensure you are meeting all transfer requirements.