Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Bakersfield College offers 149 programs through Certificate, Associate, and Bachelor's. By degree types, it offers 68 Associate, 1 Bachelor's, 43 1 Year Certificate, 37 1-2 Years certificates programs.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 3,737 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from Bakersfield College.
The following table summarizes the offered degrees and programs with number of programs and number of completers.

Number of Programs with Completers

Number of ProgramsNumber of Online ProgramsNumber of Completers
Associate6801,628
Bachelor's107
1 Year Certificate4301,001
1-2 Years certificates3701,101
Total14903,737

Popular Programs

CertificateAssociate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1 Year Certificate1-2 Years CertificateAssociateBachelor's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture 0 completers
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations0
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production0
Crop Production0
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Natural Resources and Conservation 0 completers
Natural Resources/Conservation0
Forestry0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Architecture 3 completers
Architecture0
Architectural Technology/Technician3
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Communication and Journalism 177 completers
Speech Communication and Rhetoric177
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Communications Technologies 0 completers
Communications Technologies0
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Computer and Information Sciences 0 completers
Computer and Information Sciences0
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Personal and Culinary Services 0 completers
Personal and Culinary Services0
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering Technology 39 completers
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (other)0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician39
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Work and Family Studies 277 completers
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management0
Child Care Provider/Assistant277
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Psychology 0 completers
Psychology0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 1 completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting0
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician0
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation1
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Human Services 0 completers
Human Services0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Construction Trades 0 completers
Mason/Masonry0
Carpentry/Carpenter0
Electrician0
Plumbing Technology/Plumber0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mechanics and Repairers 151 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair69
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician82
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Precision Production Trades 79 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist7
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking0
Welding Technology/Welder70
Cabinetmaking and Millwork2
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Visual and Performing Arts 0 completers
Visual and Performing Arts0
Graphic Design0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 220 completers
Chiropractic0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)142
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer18
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist18
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)13
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide29
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Business 35 completers
Business/Commerce24
Business Administration and Management0
Retail Management0
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science11
Real Estate0
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0
Total1,001
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture 4 completers
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations1
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production2
Crop Production0
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations1
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Natural Resources and Conservation 5 completers
Natural Resources/Conservation0
Forestry5
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Communications Technologies 14 completers
Communications Technologies0
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant2
Recording Arts Technology/Technician6
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects6
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Computer and Information Sciences 2 completers
Computer and Information Sciences0
Information Technology0
Computer Science0
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance2
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Personal and Culinary Services 8 completers
Personal and Culinary Services0
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts8
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering Technology 0 completers
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Work and Family Studies 40 completers
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management3
Child Care Provider/Assistant37
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 866 completers
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies866
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 12 completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting0
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician12
Fire Science/Fire-fighting0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Construction Trades 45 completers
Mason/Masonry0
Carpentry/Carpenter0
Electrician35
Building Construction Technology1
Plumbing Technology/Plumber9
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mechanics and Repairers 20 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair12
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician8
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Precision Production Trades 11 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking0
Welding Technology/Welder11
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Transportation and Materials Moving 0 completers
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology0
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Visual and Performing Arts 20 completers
Visual and Performing Arts0
Graphic Design20
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 30 completers
Chiropractic0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)9
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training21
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Business 24 completers
Business/Commerce0
Retail Management0
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping18
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science6
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0
Total1,101
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture 53 completers
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations34
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production11
Crop Production8
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Natural Resources and Conservation 15 completers
Natural Resources/Conservation0
Forestry15
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Architecture 8 completers
Architecture0
Architectural Technology/Technician8
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 0 completers
African Studies0
Ethnic Studies0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Communication and Journalism 115 completers
Speech Communication and Rhetoric109
Journalism6
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Computer and Information Sciences 18 completers
Computer and Information Sciences0
Information Technology1
Computer Programming/Programmer0
Computer Science16
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Personal and Culinary Services 19 completers
Personal and Culinary Services0
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts18
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager1
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering 11 completers
Engineering0
Pre-Engineering11
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering Technology 14 completers
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (other)0
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician7
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician7
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 58 completers
Foreign Languages and Literatures0
Spanish Language and Literature25
American Sign Language (ASL)33
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Work and Family Studies 71 completers
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management2
Child Care Provider/Assistant69
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
English Language and Literature 28 completers
English Language and Literature28
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 121 completers
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies121
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 154 completers
Biology/Biological Sciences154
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mathematics and Statistics 31 completers
Mathematics31
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 27 completers
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science27
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 completers
Philosophy9
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Physical Sciences 23 completers
Physical Sciences0
Chemistry3
Geology/Earth Science0
Physics20
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Psychology 140 completers
Psychology140
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 148 completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting0
Corrections1
Criminal Justice/Police Science126
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician19
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation2
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Human Services 0 completers
Human Services0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Social Sciences 82 completers
Social Sciences0
Anthropology6
Economics9
International Relations and Affairs1
Political Science and Government20
Sociology46
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Construction Trades 1 completers
Mason/Masonry0
Carpentry/Carpenter0
Electrician0
Building Construction Technology1
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mechanics and Repairers 19 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair13
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician6
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Precision Production Trades 11 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Welding Technology/Welder11
Cabinetmaking and Millwork0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Visual and Performing Arts 49 completers
Visual and Performing Arts0
Graphic Design5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts7
Art/Art Studies28
Music9
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 141 completers
Chiropractic0
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)3
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer18
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse120
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Business 195 completers
Business/Commerce0
Business Administration and Management161
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping19
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science15
Real Estate0
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
History 33 completers
History33
Total1,628
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering Technology 7 completers
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (other)7
Total7