Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Bakersfield College offers 142 programs through Certificate, Associate, and Bachelor's. By degree types, it offers 78 Associate, 2 Bachelor's, 42 1-2 Years certificates programs.
For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,612 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
Associate7804,389
Bachelor's2017
1-2 Years certificates4201,685
Total14206,612

Popular Programs

CertificateAssociateDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1-2 Years CertificateAssociateBachelor's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture 8 completers
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations1
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology6
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production0
Crop Production1
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Natural Resources and Conservation 0 completers
Forestry0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Communications Technologies 12 completers
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant3
Recording Arts Technology/Technician6
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects3
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Computer and Information Sciences 8 completers
Information Technology0
Computer Science0
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance7
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Personal and Culinary Services 0 completers
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Education 1 completers
Teacher Assistant/Aide1
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering Technology 13 completers
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician10
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician3
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10 completers
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation10
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Work and Family Studies 27 completers
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management2
Child Care Provider/Assistant25
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 1,533 completers
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1,533
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 6 completers
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician6
Fire Science/Fire-fighting0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Construction Trades 0 completers
Carpentry/Carpenter0
Electrician0
Building Construction Technology0
Plumbing Technology/Plumber0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mechanics and Repairers 11 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair3
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician7
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Precision Production Trades 4 completers
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking0
Welding Technology/Welder4
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Transportation and Materials Moving 0 completers
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Visual and Performing Arts 8 completers
Graphic Design8
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 31 completers
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)4
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training27
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Business 11 completers
Retail Management0
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping10
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science1
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0
Total1,685
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture 130 completers
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations74
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology18
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production26
Crop Production12
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Natural Resources and Conservation 10 completers
Forestry10
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Architecture 4 completers
Architectural Technology/Technician4
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 0 completers
Ethnic Studies0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Communication and Journalism 137 completers
Speech Communication and Rhetoric119
Journalism18
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Computer and Information Sciences 33 completers
Information Technology1
Computer Programming/Programmer0
Computer Science32
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Personal and Culinary Services 9 completers
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts9
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering 17 completers
Pre-Engineering17
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering Technology 37 completers
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology20
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (other)0
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician1
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician4
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician2
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician10
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 71 completers
Japanese Language and Literature1
Spanish Language and Literature37
American Sign Language (ASL)33
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Work and Family Studies 132 completers
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies2
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management0
Child Care Provider/Assistant130
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
English Language and Literature 42 completers
English Language and Literature42
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 1,933 completers
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1,933
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 274 completers
Biology/Biological Sciences274
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mathematics and Statistics 34 completers
Mathematics34
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 25 completers
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science25
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Philosophy and Religious Studies 10 completers
Philosophy10
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Physical Sciences 23 completers
Chemistry0
Geology/Earth Science1
Physics22
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Psychology 357 completers
Psychology357
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 236 completers
Corrections1
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration210
Criminal Justice/Police Science0
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician24
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation1
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Social Sciences 224 completers
Anthropology12
Economics22
International Relations and Affairs0
Political Science and Government45
Sociology145
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Construction Trades 3 completers
Carpentry/Carpenter0
Electrician0
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager3
Building Construction Technology0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Mechanics and Repairers 39 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair17
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology4
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician18
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Precision Production Trades 5 completers
Welding Technology/Welder3
Cabinetmaking and Millwork2
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Visual and Performing Arts 81 completers
Visual and Performing Arts13
Graphic Design0
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts17
Art/Art Studies44
Music7
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 163 completers
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician3
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)8
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer19
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse133
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Business 241 completers
Business Administration and Management192
Office Management and Supervision11
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping38
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science0
Real Estate0
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
History 74 completers
History74
Total4,389
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Engineering Technology 17 completers
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology17
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians (other)0
Total17