Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Butte College offers 153 programs through Certificate and Associate. By degree types, it offers 76 Associate, 25 1-2 Years certificates, 5 2-4 Years Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 3 programs are available through Certificate and Associate. By degree types, it offers 3 Associate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,469 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
Associate7631,279
1-2 Years certificates250328
2-4 Years Certificate5038
Total15332,469

Best Programs

CertificateAssociate
Certificate Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Associate Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$86,900
Social Sciences$25,100

Popular Programs

CertificateAssociateDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1-2 Years Certificate2-4 Years CertificateAssociate
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 9 completers-
Agricultural Production Operations (other)0-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations4-
Landscaping and Groundskeeping0-
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 0 completers-
Radio and Television0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 0 completers-
Information Technology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal and Culinary Services 39 completers-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist39-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 9 completers-
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician4-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 0 completers-
Child Care Provider/Assistant0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 0 completers-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 170 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration83-
Criminal Justice/Police Science87-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 13 completers-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician11-
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Precision Production Trades 37 completers-
Welding Technology/Welder37-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Transportation and Materials Moving 23 completers-
Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation23-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 0 completers-
Interior Design0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 24 completers-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary0-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)24-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 4 completers-
Business Administration and Management4-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science0-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations0-
Total328
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 9 completers-
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician4-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 29 completers-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary2-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist27-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0-
Total38
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 33 completers-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations16-
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology2-
Crop Production11-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 14 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation13-
Environmental Science1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 completers-
Ethnic Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 29 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric27-
Journalism1-
Radio and Television1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies 8 completers-
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant2-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician3-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 21 completers-
Information Technology7-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications0-
Computer Science14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal and Culinary Services 9 completers-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 22 completers-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs22-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 0 completers-
Pre-Engineering0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 7 completers-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 32 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies10-
Child Development0-
Child Care Provider/Assistant21-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 2 completers-
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 44 completers-
English Language and Literature20-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 21 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies21-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 24 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 17 completers-
Mathematics17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 14 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness2-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 15 completers-
Physical Sciences1-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology (1 completers) 88 completers-
Psychology88-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting 112 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration76-
Criminal Justice/Police Science14-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician22-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences (1 completers) 412 completers$25,100
Social Sciences372$25,100
Anthropology13-
Economics7-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government7-
Sociology13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Construction Trades 0 completers-
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 5 completers-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician4-
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Precision Production Trades 2 completers-
Welding Technology/Welder2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 47 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts10-
Graphic Design11-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts7-
Photography0-
Art/Art Studies19-
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 161 completers-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary16-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)4-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist27-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse113$86,900
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 116 completers-
Business Administration and Management91-
Retail Management0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping11-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science6-
Small Business Administration/Management4-
Real Estate0-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations4-
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 13 completers-
History13-
Total1,279