• If you want to be involved in upholding the law and maintaining order in the community, then this is the program for you! Administration of Justice is the scientific study of law enforcement, judiciary, corrections, and probation.

  • The Mendocino College Agriculture Department prepares students to work in diverse fields of agriculture and horticulture in Northern California.

  • Learn a variety of mechanical and technical skills to successfully perform diagnosis and repair on cars, and prepare you for more advanced jobs in the auto industry.

  • Biology is the scientific exploration of life.  It allows students to study organisms from the molecular level to the communities in which they live.

  • Learn management and accounting skills to prepare for a career in a variety of organizations, including retail, manufacturing, service businesses, non-profits, and governmental agencies.

  • Through the following programs, you can develop knowledge and explore the skills needed to work with children of all ages.

  • Communication Studies is a broad-based discipline that covers the exchange of messages from interpersonal to mass communication.

  • Why study computer science? Besides being fun and challenging, the job outlooks are fantasic and you can also apply what you learn to helping society (see TED Talk with Jane McGonigal on using Games to solve existing problems).

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    Mendocino College’s 25.5 Unit Culinary Arts Certificate Program is training passionate cooks, kitchen managers, and chefs in the Mendocino-Lake Community College District. Students work in a fully functional kitchen where they learn all the skills of the trade. Textbook study is combined with the expertise of our talented chef instructors, who are all industry veterans.

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    One of Mendocino College's newest programs, Digital Arts and Media combines art and technology for the modern creator, artist, and maker.

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    The diverse disciplines within Earth Science offer a broad spectrum of academic inquiry. Satisfaction is high with careers that get you outdoors and are very relevant to our 21st century society.

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    The English Faculty at Mendocino College are dedicated to helping students advance and improve their reading, writing, and thinking skills.  


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    Welcome to the English as a Second Language Program at Mendocino College


    Mendocino College Fine Woodworking offers a one to two year program in cabinetry and furniture making as well as prerequisite workshops during the summer. 

  • Fire Science is an especially important field of study in California, as the state often faces devastating wildfires.  Through this program at Mendocino College, you can explore career paths such as that of a firefighter, fire investigator, or EMT, in addition to many others.

  • The study of history fosters an understanding of ourselves and our world through the study of the past, both remote and recent, local and geographically distant.

  • Mendocino College’s Human Services programs prepare students to become Social and Human Services paraprofessionals, and to transfer to four-year universities to become professional counselors, social workers, or similar behavioral health providers.

  • Everybody takes math! Let us help you find the path that will enable you to achieve your educational goals.


    The Nursing Program prepares students to pursue careers in the profession of Nursing and to become Registered Nurses.

  • Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist (PT). Physical Therapy is a dynamic profession full of variety, activity and human interaction.  This program is commuter-friendly and simply requires that students be on campus in Ukiah two consecutive days per week for laboratory courses during the spring and fall semesters.

  • Studying a language other than one's native tongue can improve your ability to communicate, to develop cultural awareness and sensitivity, to expand general knowledge, and to promote a deeper appreciation for other cultures.

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    We offer hands-on technical training and prepare students for careers in emerging technologies related to the building trades, including construction, renewable energy and residential performance and efficiency.


  • The Mendocino College Theatre Arts Department offers an AA degree with an emphasis in either Theatre or Dance as well as an AA Degree for Transfer in Theatre Arts.