Offered Degrees/Programs
Cert., AS
Total Number of Programs
105
Total Number of Completers
1,387

Offered Degrees and Major Programs

College of the Desert offers 105 programs through Certificate and Associate. By degree types, it offers 65 Associate, 25 1 Year Certificate, 15 1-2 Years certificates programs.
For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,387 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from College of the Desert.
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
Associate6501,077
1 Year Certificate250212
1-2 Years certificates15098
Total10501,387

Best Programs

Associate
Associate Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting$38,900
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies$15,200

Popular Programs

CertificateAssociate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1 Year Certificate1-2 Years CertificateAssociate
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 42 completers-
Crop Production0-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations34-
Turf and Turfgrass Management8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 9 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Graphics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal And Culinary Services 8 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 56 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician56-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician0-
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
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 5 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Physical Fitness Technician5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 24 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science11-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician6-
Fire Science/Fire-fighting7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Construction Trades 3 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector3-
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 36 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician35-
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology/Technician1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 3 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production0-
Music3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 23 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Office Management and Supervision6-
Retail Management1-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science15-
Resort Management1-
Total212
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 21 completers-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations11-
Turf and Turfgrass Management10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 1 completers-
Architecture0-
Architectural Technology/Technician1-
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 3 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 1 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 17 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Care and Support Services Management4-
Child Care Provider/Assistant13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Construction Trades 0 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 43 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling19-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 10 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Office Management and Supervision0-
Retail Management0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping10-
Resort Management0-
Total98
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 8 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations2-
Crop Production0-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations2-
Turf and Turfgrass Management4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 3 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation2-
Environmental Studies1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 11 completers-
Architecture0-
Architectural Technology/Technician11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 0 completers-
African Studies0-
Area Studies (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 35 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric22-
Mass Communication/Media Studies0-
Journalism12-
Radio and Television1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 21 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology8-
Computer Science8-
Computer Graphics5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal And Culinary Services 2 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts2-
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 Technology 4 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician4-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 36 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Care and Support Services Management3-
Child Care Provider/Assistant33-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 28 completers-
English Language and Literature28-
Creative Writing0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 243 completers$15,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies5$15,200
Humanities/Humanistic Studies238-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 13 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 15 completers-
Mathematics15-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 72 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences57-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)15-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 22 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies1-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science21-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies 7 completers-
Philosophy7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 14 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Physics11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 95 completers-
Psychology95-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 69 completers$38,900
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0$38,900
Criminal Justice/Police Science65-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 71 completers-
Social Sciences2-
Anthropology10-
Economics2-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government14-
Sociology43-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Construction Trades 3 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 12 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician10-
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology/Technician2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 35 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts3-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Art/Art Studies18-
Music11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 71 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)8-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling7-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse42-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 165 completers-
Business/Commerce2-
Business Administration and Management149-
Office Management and Supervision0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping5-
Hospitality Administration/Management8-
Resort Management1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 21 completers-
History21-
Total1,077