To pave and promote accessible and equitable academic pathways for our region’s diverse community including English language learners, students seeking to become academically prepared to transition into college-level courses and/or the workforce, and lifelong learners.


Santa Monica College’s Noncredit Programs is a gateway for community members to obtain lifelong learning that includes academic preparation for college-level courses and/or the workforce. Our diverse learners, SMC faculty and staff, and community partners will recognize us for our commitment to college readiness, workforce preparation, and personal growth for all ages.