Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Butte College offers 140 programs through Certificate and Associate. By degree types, it offers 72 Associate, 45 1 Year Certificate, 20 1-2 Years certificates, 3 2-4 Years Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 4 programs are available through Certificate and Associate. By degree types, it offers 4 Associate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,776 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from Butte 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
Associate7241,489
1 Year Certificate450942
1-2 Years certificates200311
2-4 Years Certificate3034
Total14042,776

Best Programs

CertificateAssociate
Certificate Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting$56,600
Associate Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$86,900
Social Sciences$25,100

Popular Programs

CertificateAssociate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1 Year Certificate1-2 Years Certificate2-4 Years CertificateAssociate
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 8 completers-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations1-
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology5-
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 7 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation1-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 19 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Radio and Television19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies 9 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician7-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 9 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology6-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal and Culinary Services 115 completers-
Personal and Culinary Services0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist115-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 41 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician1-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician14-
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD26-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 127 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family and Community Services0-
Child Care and Support Services Management0-
Child Care Provider/Assistant126-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 3 completers-
Law0-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 6 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 115 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science0-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician16-
Fire Science/Fire-fighting99-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
International Relations and Affairs2-
Sociology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Precision Production Trades 176 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Welding Technology/Welder176-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Transportation and Materials Moving 0 completers-
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology0-
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 39 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Fashion/Apparel Design3-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Photography21-
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 211 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder2-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary16-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)135-
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant0-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide58-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 53 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management4-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce1-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping16-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science21-
Small Business Administration/Management4-
Real Estate1-
Taxation6-
Total942
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 4 completers-
Agricultural Production Operations (other)0-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations2-
Landscaping and Groundskeeping2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Radio and Television0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal and Culinary Services 35 completers-
Personal and Culinary Services0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist35-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Care Provider/Assistant0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 0 completers-
Law0-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 130 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science130-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 28 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician28-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Precision Production Trades 38 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Welding Technology/Welder38-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Transportation and Materials Moving 30 completers-
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology0-
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation30-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Interior Design0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 17 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary0-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)17-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 27 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping17-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science10-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0-
Total311
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 34 completers-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary5-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist29-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0-
Total34
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 30 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations16-
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology6-
Crop Production2-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 7 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation6-
Environmental Science1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 33 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric25-
Journalism2-
Radio and Television6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies 13 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant0-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician3-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 35 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology17-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications4-
Computer Science14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal and Culinary Services 6 completers-
Personal and Culinary Services0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Education0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 1 completers-
Engineering0-
Pre-Engineering1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 10 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (2 completers) 51 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies14-
Child Development3-
Child Care Provider/Assistant34-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 1 completers-
Law0-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 53 completers-
English Language and Literature15-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)38-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 62 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies61-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 16 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 21 completers-
Mathematics21-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 15 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management1-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 13 completers-
Physical Sciences1-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Physics10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology (1 completers) 81 completers-
Psychology81-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 120 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science93-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician27-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (2 completers) 526 completers$25,100
Social Sciences494$25,100
Anthropology9-
Economics5-
Geography4-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Construction Trades 0 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 12 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Precision Production Trades 4 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Welding Technology/Welder4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 45 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts4-
Graphic Design13-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Photography5-
Art/Art Studies18-
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 144 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary17-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)3-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist30-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse93$86,900
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 164 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management118-
Retail Management1-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping20-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science22-
Small Business Administration/Management3-
Real Estate0-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0-
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 12 completers-
History12-
Total1,489