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?
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- RECEIVE COUNSELING SERVICES
Plan for career success with an individualized Education Plan from a COM professional counselor.
- 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.
- 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.
- RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID
Federal and state aid is available year-round and COM offers need-based and merit-based scholarships.