The California College at San Diego has been training graduates for their careers since 1978. They know the importance of knowledge and skills in relation to each student’s success in their careers. CCSD has a variety of college degree programs in healthcare, business, and graphic arts and computers. CCSD has campus’ in San Diego, National City and San Marcos.

CCSD is dedicated to helping their students graduate to get better jobs sooner. They are focused on educating their students for careers. Their only goal is for their students to be successful in programs that are oriented for their careers that will culminate into career placements in entry level positions in the areas of work in each student’s current employment.

CCSD prides itself in giving educational programs that meet each student’s needs according to their busy lifestyles. Instead of students having to wait for each new semester to begin as with traditional colleges, CCSD has monthly starts and finishes so their students can achieve their degree plan quickly. Student have the option of choosing from online, on campus or hybrid programs that fit their lifestyles and where they can take advantage of assistance from enrollment to graduation.

Associate of Occupational Studies

The Occupational Studies courses at the California College at San Diego is especially designed so that every student will graduate as well rounded medical assistants that have practical skills in billing, radiology, and laboratory procedures. Each student is prepared for entry level jobs in a wide variety of medical positions. Upon completion of this program students are prepared to be certified or licensed in various medical positions. Students interested in RRT certification are not advised to take these courses.

Specialized Medical Careers

Medical assistants are a crucial part of the healthcare field. Approximately 60% of medical assistants have worked in doctor’s offices, 15% have work in both public and private hospitals and 12% have worked in offices of other specialized healthcare professionals. The remaining have worked in various other healthcare fields such as nursing homes and outpatient clinics.

One-on-One Career Planning with an Admissions Consultant

The Admissions Consultants at CCSD review every student’s Career Questionnaires and ask a series of questions to better determine their interests, needs and motivations. Both the Admissions Consultant and the student form a team to find the appropriate degree programs that will help determine if the California College at San Diego is a good fit.
Campus Tour

Admissions Consultants also take students on tours of CCSD and help them to get familiar with the campus and the facility. CCSD strives to make each of their locations personal, inviting and equipped with state of the art technology that is necessary to give each student the education they deserve.

Good positions go to people that have the right education. A college degree is always the best thing that anyone can do for themselves. Make CCSD one of the most important decisions you can make for the best education you can get. Getting an education is not a job it’s an adventure.

By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.