Offered Degrees/Programs
Cert., AS, BS
Offered Through Online Classes
Cert., AS
Total Number of Programs
171
Total Number of Online Programs
2
Total Number of Completers
3,554

Offered Degrees and Major Programs

MiraCosta College offers 171 programs through Certificate, Associate, and Bachelor's. By degree types, it offers 80 Associate, 1 Bachelor's, 57 1 Year Certificate, 33 1-2 Years certificates programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 2 programs are available through Certificate, Associate and Bachelor's. By degree types, it offers 1 Associate, 1 1 Year Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2019-2020, total 3,554 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from MiraCosta 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
Associate8011,652
Bachelor's10-
1 Year Certificate5711,152
1-2 Years certificates330750
Total17123,554

Best Programs

Associate
Associate Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies$17,200

Popular Programs

CertificateAssociate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

1 Year Certificate1-2 Years CertificateAssociateBachelor's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 11 completers-
Landscaping and Groundskeeping1-
Plant Nursery Operations and Management10-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 1 completers-
Architecture0-
Landscape Architecture0-
Architectural Technology/Technician1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies 24 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant14-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician6-
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design2-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 28 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology0-
Computer Programming/Programmer4-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications7-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design3-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications14-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal And Culinary Services 6 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 2 completers-
Education0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 46 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Biomedical Technology/Technician21-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician15-
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 220 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Adult Development and Aging2-
Child Development0-
Child Care Provider/Assistant218-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 442 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies442-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 92 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness12-
Physical Fitness Technician80-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Science Technologies/Technicians 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Psychology (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 8 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 1 completers-
Human Services0-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 59 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician59-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Precision Production Trades 0 completers-
Precision Production Trades0-
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 4 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance (other)1-
Design and Visual Communications3-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 65 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical/Clinical Assistant41-
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant0-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage24-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 73 completers-
Business/Commerce1-
Business Administration and Management16-
Office Management and Supervision3-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce0-
Accounting0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science9-
Small Business Administration/Management11-
Hospitality Administration/Management11-
Real Estate11-
Taxation1-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations10-
Retailing and Retail Operations0-
Total1,152
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 3 completers-
Viticulture and Enology0-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations1-
Landscaping and Groundskeeping2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 0 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 4 completers-
Architecture0-
Architectural Technology/Technician4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies 25 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician0-
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design10-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects15-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications0-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal And Culinary Services 0 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist0-
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 21 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Biomedical Technology/Technician21-
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 17 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Development0-
Child Care and Support Services Management3-
Child Care Provider/Assistant14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 656 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies656-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Science Technologies/Technicians 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 2 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 14 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Surgical Technology/Technologist7-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage6-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 7 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Retail Management0-
Accounting0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science0-
Small Business Administration/Management0-
Hospitality Administration/Management7-
Retailing and Retail Operations0-
Total750
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture 6 completers-
Viticulture and Enology0-
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations1-
Landscaping and Groundskeeping1-
Plant Nursery Operations and Management4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation 0 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Science0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture 5 completers-
Architecture0-
Architectural Technology/Technician5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 52 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric52-
Radio and Television0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies 26 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant6-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician5-
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design7-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences 20 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology0-
Computer Programming/Programmer4-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications1-
Computer Science5-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications10-
Network and System Administration/Administrator0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Computer Support Specialist0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Personal And Culinary Services 0 completers-
Personal And Culinary Services0-
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Education0-
Health Teacher Education0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology 25 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Biomedical Technology/Technician17-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician3-
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Japanese Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Italian Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 44 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies0-
Adult Development and Aging11-
Child Development0-
Child Care and Support Services Management4-
Child Care Provider/Assistant29-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language And Literature 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 634 completers$17,200
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies464$17,200
Humanities/Humanistic Studies170-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics And Statistics 8 completers-
Mathematics8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 308 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences308-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy0-
Chemistry0-
Physics0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Science Technologies/Technicians 0 completers-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 93 completers-
Psychology75-
Psychology (other)18-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting 46 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science46-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services 0 completers-
Human Services0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 37 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology0-
Economics0-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government0-
Sociology37-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers 5 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 28 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance2-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology0-
Art/Art Studies16-
Music6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 63 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical/Clinical Assistant12-
Surgical Technology/Technologist3-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse48-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (2 completers) 238 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management181-
Office Management and Supervision2-
Retail Management0-
Accounting0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping28-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science3-
Small Business Administration/Management6-
Hospitality Administration/Management4-
Real Estate4-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations8-
Retailing and Retail Operations0-
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 12 completers-
History12-
Total1,652
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Science Technologies/Technicians 0 completers-
Total0