Ranked in the “Top 10 Community College Transfer Institutions,” in the United States, San Diego Mesa College is the largest college in the San Diego Community College District which also includes City College/ECC, and Miramar College. San Diego Mesa College offers a variety of associate degrees and certificate programs which prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions, or for immediate employment.
San Diego Mesa College’s academic programs are available in seven distinct schools. The Health Sciences/Public Service division consists of three departments including American Sign Language, hospitality & culinary arts, and consumer/family studies. Arts & Languages includes art, music, drama and languages. Social/Behavioral Sciences & Multicultural Studies is the second largest school at the college, which offers a variety of disciplines such as Chinese studies, and architecture. The P.E./Health Education division prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions by earning an associate of arts degree. Students can also pursue a fitness specialist certificate through this program. The Business, Computer Studies & Technologies division prepares students for transfer through real-world instruction and courses such as accounting, business, marketing, computer business technology, real estate, and more. Humanities includes the following departments: speech, English, and teacher education. The Mathematics & Natural Sciences division includes biology, chemistry, physical sciences, and an accelerated college program.
San Diego College also offers an honors program for students seeking a challenging course load, continuing education for all age levels, as well as online courses.