Career Education
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Golden Opportunities ONLINE!

For over 50 years, Golden West College has been providing the kind of golden opportunities individuals need to build bigger salaries, greater career security, and more fulfilling futures for themselves and their families. Now, many of those opportunities are 100% online.

In 2 years or less, you can complete a flexible, affordable, and career-focused education in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Digital Arts, Management or Marketing…all online!

Find an Online Career Education Program That’s Right for You

Choose from eight online and in-demand programs, leading to high-tech, high-salary careers in the surging Orange County workforce and beyond.

17,000+ new middle-skills jobs requiring associate degrees, certificates, and workforce development training are created every year in Orange County. With an online education from GWC, one of those jobs could be yours.

Apply today. The workforce is waiting!

Accounting Program


Business Administration

Computer Science

Criminal Justice

Digital Arts



Ready To Get Started?

Orange County industry depends on Future BUILT professionals with the next-level knowledge and skills learned in Golden West College’s Career Education programs.
Apply today and start building your  bolder future!

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I had great professors who genuinely wanted me to succeed. GWC gave me the tools I needed to graduate in Cosmetology, and inspired me to help others too.

Amanda, Cosmetology Program Graduate

Golden West is a genuine place, everyone feels like family here. The professors and counselors have been supportive too, they talk to you and help you with support and guidance.

James, Rustler Football Athlete and Psychology Major

GWC has a great nursing facility, with mannequins and various opportunities to perform simulations. The counseling services, financial assistance and additional scholarship options are also impressive.

Eden, School of Nursing Student

When I first came to Golden West I was unsure of myself and a little overwhelmed. It has since become my second home.

Frankie, History Major

Golden West provides so many opportunities for success, from access to professors and office hours, the free tutoring center and student services, and ways to get involved on campus.

Erin, Liberal Arts and Sciences Major

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