Learn job-ready skills with flexible and affordable classes

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Media & Design

Start one of our award winning programs in Media Production, Film Production, Journalism, Architecture, Graphic Design, and Entertainment Technology.


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Computer Science

Jumpstart a tech career by getting started in one of our computer science programs: Computer Science, Cloud Computing – AWS, Salesforce, and Cybersecurity.


We also offer free programs to start new careers in a variety of areas in our noncredit program.

SMC By the Numbers


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Degrees and Certificates


Earn a certificate in under 12 months

Programs to help you succeed

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Career Services Center

Whether you are undecided about your major/career or know exactly where you want to end up, the Career Services Center is a great place to start.


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Financial Aid & Scholarships

SMC offers a variety of scholarships and financial aid, no matter what age you are, to help you attain your educational goals.


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Counseling 12

A course designed to inform and assist you in making appropriate and satisfying career choices.



Lina Lopez

As an older student with a family, I learned a whole new set of skills I needed to begin a new career.

Jasmine / SMC Alumna

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