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CTE Programs

Career Technical Education (CTE)

Mission: To provide industry-linked programs and services that enable all individuals to reach their career goals in order to achieve economic self-sufficiency, compete in the global marketplace, and contribute to California's economic prosperity.

Career Technical Education (CTE) at Santa Monica College (SMC) prepares students for entry level professional employment opportunities, typically within one to four semesters. CTE programs prepare students for entry into the workforce in their specific fields. Upon completion, students leave SMC with a wide range of knowledge: theoretical, hands-on, applied and experiential.

CTE Viewbook

Gainful Employment Disclosure Statements.

Clicking on the CTE Program of your choice will take you to the program's website. Clicking on the check marks will take you to the program requirement sheet(s) (Articulation Agreement).

 

Business
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Business Administration-Professional    
Business Administration for Transfer    
Entrepreneurship  
International Business  
Insurance Professional  
Insurance Specialist    
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Marketing  
Management/Leadership
Merchandising
Accounting  
Professional Accountant    
Computer Accounting    
Automotive Technology    
Communication and Media Studies
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Broadcast Sales and Management  
Broadcast Programming and Production  
Communications – A.A.    
Entertainment Promotions & Marketing “Promo Pathway”​  
Film Studies – A.A.    
Film Productions – A.S.  
Journalism – A.A.    
Computer Science and Information Systems
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Computer Business Applications  
Digital Publishing    
Website Software Specialist  
Website Creator    
Website Development Management    
Word Processing    
Computer Science  
Computer Programming
Database Applications Developer  
Web Programmer  
Information Systems Management    
Networking **    
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence **             
Mobile Application Development-Android    
Mobile Application Development-iPhone​    
Office Technology
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
General Office  
Legal Administrative Assistant  
Medical Administrative Assistant  
Medical Coding and Billing Specialist
Clerical/Data Entry
 
 
Medical Billing/Coding
 
 
Medical Records Clerk Receptionist
 
 
Medical Transcription
 
 
Word Processing
 
 
Cosmetology
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Cosmetology  
Skin Care    
Nail Care    
Salon Business    
Teacher Training **    
Design Technology
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Entertainment Technology      
Animation  
2D Animation    
3D Animation    
3D Modeling    
3D Rendering    
Game Design    
Digital Media  
Digital Effects    
Graphic Design  
Web Design    
Interior Architectural Design  
Set Design and Art Direction for Film and TV    
CAD Production and Design    
Early Childhood Education
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Early Childhood Education
Early Intervention Assistant  
School-Age Special Education Assistant    
Early Childhood Education Core    
Fashion Design and Merchandising
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Fashion Design  
Fashion Merchandising  
Health Sciences
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Nursing (RN)    
Respiratory Therapy    
Photography
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Photography  
Sustainable Technologies
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Recycling and Resource Management
Solar Photovoltaic Installation
Energy Efficiency​    
Theatre Arts
CTE Programs AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Department Certificate
Theatre Arts    
TechnicalTheatre  

Workforce & Economic Development 

** Temporarily Suspended. Please contact individual department for more information.

Our programs are led by educators with extensive expertise in their field, many of which hold positions outside of the college, contributing to the fact our faculty are top notch trainers and instructors in these industries.

Each year SMC invests in updating our technology, equipment and materials to ensure our students are obtaining the best possible learning experience- at or above the present industry standard.

SMC is constantly responding to workforce needs as they arise, creating new programs to train the employees.

SMC Offers 37 CTE related Associate Degrees, 36 CTE Certificates of Achievement and 37 CTE Department Certificate programs.

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