Education

Make a positive impact on the lives of California’s next generation.

Prepare for a variety of jobs related to educating the next generation with an associate degree or certificate of completion from the Community Colleges of LA.

Find Your Program

Take the first step toward the career you want. Fill out the form below to connect with us and learn more.

A Shorter Pathway to a Big Job

At CCLA, we believe that educators have one of the most important jobs out there. If you have a passion for working with young children, we have programs that can help you achieve your goals.

You’ll gain the skills and credential you need to start working immediately after your program in a variety of educational settings, or you can transfer your credits to a 4-year institution to finish a bachelor’s or similar degree for less.

California Career Outlook

Average Annual Salary*

$39,075

Average Annual Job Openings**

30,070

* Projections Central – State Occupational Projections
** U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Education

Career Education Programs

Associate Degree Associate Degree

Bachelor Degree Bachelor Degree

Certificate Certificate

Online Offering Online Offering*

*Programs are offered both online and in-person depending on campus and semester. Contact us to learn more about how and where you can earn your certificate or degree today!

Associate Degree Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Bachelor Degree Certificate Certificate Online Offering Online Offering*

*Programs are offered both online and in-person depending on campus and semester. Contact us to learn more about how and where you can earn your certificate or degree today!

Bilingual Education Aide

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Compton College
Los Angeles Mission College

Child & Family Education

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles City College
Cerritos College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Rio Hondo College
Santa Monica College

Child Care

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Citrus College
East Los Angeles College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles City College
Mount San Antonio College

Child Development

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Glendale Community College
Mount San Antonio College
Rio Hondo College
West Los Angeles College

Child Development Administration

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College
Mount San Antonio College

Child Development Specializing in Dual Language Learning

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College

Child Development Specializing in Family Child Care

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College

Child Development Specializing in Infant and Toddler

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College

Child Development Specializing in Preschool

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College

Child Development Specializing in School Age Care

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College

Child Development/Early Childhood Education

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Citrus College
Compton College
East Los Angeles College
El Camino College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Los Angeles Valley College
Mount San Antonio College
Pasadena City College
Rio Hondo College
Santa Monica College
West Los Angeles College

Consumer Services

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Mount San Antonio College

Early Intervention Aide

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Citrus College
Compton College
El Camino College
Los Angeles Pierce College

Ed. Aide/Classroom Asst.

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Citrus College
Compton College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade Tech College
Mount San Antonio College
Rio Hondo College

Education

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Cerritos College
Citrus College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles City College
Rio Hondo College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Mount San Antonio College

Elementary Teacher Education

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College
Rio Hondo College
West Los Angeles College

Foster Care

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
El Camino College
Los Angeles City College
Mount San Antonio College

Library Technology

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Long Beach City College
Pasadena City College

School Age Special Education Assistant

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Santa Monica College

Special Education Assistant

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Compton College
East Los Angeles College
El Camino College
Long Beach City College
Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Pasadena City College

Specializing in Special Needs

AVAILABLE CAMPUSES
Los Angeles Mission College
Rio Hondo College

A Smarter Path to Success

Affordable

Save an average of $21,000 per year over the cost of the first two years of a four-year institution.*

Fast Track to a Great Job

Put your new skills to work faster with programs designed to prepare you for the workforce in as few as several months.

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Seamless Transferability

Save money on a bachelor’s by transferring to a four-year institution after completing your associate degree at CCLA.

Earn More

Finish your associate degree to earn on average 46% more per year than those without any degree.**

In-Demand Programs

Gain the skills to get the jobs you want in the modern workforce and in emerging industries.

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Flexible Options

Choose courses offered in convenient formats and schedules—including online, nights, and weekends—to fit your busy life.

Supportive Environment

Get personalized, one-on-one attention from professors who truly care about your success.

Real Campus Experience

Enjoy all the benefits of a true campus experience, close to home and for a fraction of the price of a four-year school.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, **National Center for Education Statistics data, ***California Community Colleges data

Start Your Journey Today

Call now to speak with an enrollment coach or fill out the form on this page to get more information about CCLA campuses and programs.

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