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Santa Monica College|Administration & College Governance|Distance Education

Welcome to Distance Education


Welcome to Distance Education at Santa Monica College.  This site has been designed to help both Faculty Members and Students.


Flexible and Convenient

Online education provides a convenient opportunity for self-motivated students to pursue their educational goals. The flexibility offered by online education is perfect for people with busy schedules.


Quality Learning

All courses are taught by experienced online instructors who are experts in their field.  They are fully accredited and offer the same high quality of instruction as traditional classes. The course content, course credit, and cost per unit is the same as equivalent courses held on campus. Anyone eligible to take courses on campus may enroll in Online courses.



As a leader in Online Education, Santa Monica College provides distance learning for over 5,000 students per year along with training & support for online instruction.


Faculty Support

Faculty are encouraged to visit the Faculty Section for the latest information and support services related to successful student

learning outcomes using online teaching methods.