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Apprenticeship

Earn while you learn!

Palomar College, in partnership with local union organizations, provides apprenticeship training programs registered with California Division of Apprenticeship Standards(DAS). Apprentices earn college credit while learning occupational skills in the classroom and implement those skills in paid, on-the-job training while working for local contractors. Apprenticeship wages are a portion of the journeyman wage rate and increase throughout the training program. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn a Certificate of Achievement from Palomar College and a Journey-level Worker Certificate from the CA Division of Apprenticeship Standards.

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Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Architecture

Instilling excellence in the design of our environments!

The Architecture Department is committed and focused on being the leading provider of education to influence positive change and excellence in the built and natural environments. We celebrate diversity in cultures, beliefs, abilities and needs. We foster a culture of integrity, professional practices, ethical behavior, environmental responsibility and global sustainability. Our instructors will educate, nurture, and inspire our creative-minded  students, immersing them in a culture of professional practices designed to evoke passion and inspiration in the pursuit of their professional goals. Our curriculum is inclusive of individuals pursuing educational enrichment, career and technical training and re-training, certificates of achievement, associate degrees, and transfer-readiness to private schools and universities.

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Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Auto Body Technology

Learn to repair and restore cars.

If collision repair and refinishing sparks your interest or you have the passion to transform vehicles, Palomar College has the training for you! The high demand for skilled Auto Body Technicians will put you in the driver’s seat in this career field.  Our program instructors bring their real-world industry experience, industry partners and industry certifications to teach you the hands-on skills needed to reshape and restore a wide range of vehicles. The Palomar College curriculum is developed in close partnership with leading industry partners such as I-CAR, car manufacturers, insurance companies and employers. Palomar College Auto Body Program also uses the latest technologies and equipment in our state-of-the-art labs and classrooms. Visit us today!

PROGRAM OFFERINGS – Associate of Science Degrees & Certificates  Auto Collision Repair – This program will prepare students for an entry-level position in the automotive collision repair industry.

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Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Automotive Technology

Students, start your engines and enter the field of automotive technology!

Automotive Technology program offering three programs of study:

Auto Chassis and Drive Lineswill prepare students for entry-level positions in all aspects of the Automotive Industry with an emphasis in drive-line repair.

Electronic Tune-Up and Computer Control Systems will prepare students for entry-level positions in all aspects of the Automotive Industry with an emphasis in drive-ability concerns.

Mechanics – Generalwill prepare students for entry-level potions in all aspects of the Automotive Industry.

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Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Drafting Technology

Draw using state-of-the-art computer programs.

Drafting Technology offers AS Degrees, Certificates, and Retraining for individuals interesting in creating a bright future. Our classes are scheduled in the morning, afternoon, and evenings to fit your busy schedule utilizing the latest releases of AutoCAD, MasterCAMSolidWorks and 3D Studio Max. Classes are hands-on, challenging, and fun. If you have an interest in mechanical design, engineering, machining, or animation, we encourage you take a look at the classes we have to offer. Whether you are changing careers, upgrading your skills, or transferring to a four-year college, our classes offer state-of-the-art equipment and software to meet your needs. What are you waiting for? An idea is just that, an idea, until you get it down on paper. Be the next great designer or be the first, but get the best drafting education available at Palomar College.

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Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Brand new program with amazing career opportunities.

Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and hands-on learning skills in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry:  applications of theory, principles, and techniques will include system components and their interrelated functions, safety, procedures, tools, and equipment; proper testing and evaluation skills to trouble shoot and perform repairs as required.
The program also provides retraining and upgrading of skills for maintenance technicians, including EPA certification.

Program Browser

Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Industrial Technology/ Machining

One of the hottest occupations in advanced manufacturing.  Become a Machinist!

The program will provide students with foundation math, reading, writing and computer skills needed to succeed in a technical occupation. This interdisciplinary program will incorporate curriculum from disciplines such as math, industrial technology, engineering, business and computer science. Upon completion of this program, students may potentially secure entry-level positions in technical fields while concurrently completing their Associate’s degree.

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Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Public Works Management

Be a leader in Public Works Management!

Specifically designed for individuals employed by or seeking employment in public works organizations in San Diego County. Provides an overview for field personnel of the basic elements of the Public Works Industry and introduces students to administrative responsibilities and planning. Prepares field personnel for “Lead Worker” positions. Introduces management and administrative concepts to field staff. Classes are designed to prepare Lead Workers for front line supervisory positions in the Public Works field. This is a cooperative program offered by Citrus, Palomar and Santiago Canyon Colleges in collaboration with and approved by the Maintenance Superintendents Association and American Public Works Association.

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Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Wastewater Technology Education

Bringing water quality to your community!

Provides a comprehensive education to a diverse constituency for a career in the water and wastewater field, which prepares students to contribute effectively in a profession responsible for protecting public health. Offering high quality training to individuals who will be experts in the process of taking water from lakes, streams, reservoirs and even the ocean and converting it into safe and reliable drinking water. In addition, the process of taking wastewater from homes and businesses and making it safe for discharge to the ocean reuse for irrigation or purification for drinking water.

Program Browser

Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Water Technology Education

Choose a career that deals with our most precious resource: Water!

Provides comprehensive education to a diverse constituency for a career in the water and wastewater field, which  prepares students to contribute effectively in a profession responsible for protecting public health. Offering high quality training to individuals who will be experts in the process of taking water from lakes, streams, reservoirs and even the ocean and converting it into safe and reliable drinking water. In addition, the process of taking wastewater from homes and businesses and making it safe for discharge to the ocean reuse for irrigation or purification for drinking water.

Program Browser

Accounting

Accounting

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

Architecture

Architecture

Auto Body Technology

Auto Body Technology

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology

Business

Business

Business Management

Business Management

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Cabinet and Furniture Technology

Child Development

Child Development

Cinema

Cinema

Communications

Communications

Computer Science and Information Technology

Computer Science and Information Technology

Dance-World Emphasis

Dance-World Emphasis

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Digital Broadcast Arts

Digital Broadcast Arts

Drafting Technology

Drafting Technology

Drone Technology

Drone Technology

Emergency Medical Education

Emergency Medical Education

Fashion

Fashion

Fire Academy

Fire Academy

Fire Technology

Fire Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems

Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

HVAC/ACR (Air Conditioning/Refrigeration and Heating)

Illustration (Art)

Illustration (Art)

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Industrial Technology/ Machining

Interior Design

Interior Design

International Business

International Business

Journalism

Journalism

Library Technology

Library Technology

Nursing Education

Nursing Education

Nutrition

Nutrition

Real Estate

Real Estate

Photography

Photography

Police Academy

Police Academy

Public Works Management

Public Works Management

Sign Language-Interpreting

Sign Language-Interpreting

Technical Theatre

Technical Theatre

Wastewater Technology Education

Wastewater Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Water Technology Education

Welding Technology

Welding Technology