Get Career Ready

College of Marin’s career education programs specialize in modern technologies, skilled trades, and applied sciences in more than 20 high-demand fields. As a student, you benefit from hands-on, project-based learning environments. Courses are taught by top instructors in real-world environments equipped with industry-specific technology, tools, and equipment. Explore your options by industry, below.


Why Choose Career Education at College of Marin?

  1. HIGH-QUALITY INSTRUCTION
    Our instructors are highly experienced professionals recognized as experts in their respective fields who understand the needs and trends of their industry.
  2. SAVE MONEY
    COM prepares students for careers at a fraction of the expense of private programs. Tuition fees are as low as $46 per unit for California residents.
  3. LOCATION AND SCHEDULING CONVENIENCE
    With two campuses in Kentfield and Novato, COM also offers a wide array of evening and online classes to meet the scheduling needs of working students.
  4. GET INTO A CAREER FASTER
    Most career programs can be completed faster than degree programs. Students can complete certification for a new career in as little as two semesters.
  5. SMALL CLASS SIZE
    Most COM classes have 10-22 students. This low student-to-teacher ratio allows instructors to work individually with students as needed while covering material in-depth.
  6. CAREER TRAINING OPTIONS FOR HIGH-DEMAND JOBS
    COM has career training programs in a wide array of the fastest-growing fields, including business and health.
  7. RECEIVE COUNSELING SERVICES
    Plan for career success with an individualized Education Plan from a COM professional counselor.
  8. LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACE
    Many students attend part-time, great for non-traditional students who are working, busy parents, or older students who wish to balance school, family, and career obligations.
  9. REAL-WORLD EDUCATION
    In addition to its career-focused curriculum, COM offers work experience and internships to give student career exposure and increase job opportunities upon program completion.
  10. RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID
    Federal and state aid is available year-round and COM offers need-based and merit-based scholarships.