Academic Programs

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No matter where you’re going, PCC is a great place to start. With our academic options, you can earn training to get a rewarding job, or earn credits to transfer to a university.

Need help choosing? Our career centers are here to help you chart your next steps.

Our veterinary students work together to diagnose animals like this cute little black cat!

Health + wellness

Over a dozen programs designed to get you into a specialized medical field. In our medical programs, you'll learn in clinical settings with advanced technology. More about health care programs »

Student from all backgrounds learn to present about technical concepts to peers.

Business + data

Can you see yourself organizing information, improving communication, and making business decisions? If you like solving problems and achieving goals, start building a career in business and information technology.

Working with power tools to build houses with your own hands.

Building + trades

If you're interested in built environments, you have the foundation for a great career. Program options include focusing on sustainable practice, social equity of structures, and community service in the classroom.

Take a ride on a student-designed go kart.

Machine + engineer

Like figuring out how things work? Consider doing that for a living. Programs range from hands-on equipment operation to engineering (read about choosing an engineering path).

Analyze visual media in small classroom setttings.

Media arts

Get paid to translate ideas into film, music, and art. If you'd like to be both creative and employed, look at one of our media arts programs.

Climb aboard a firetruck and learn to save the day.

Public service

Help cities recover from natural disasters. Rehabilitate youth with criminal records. Teach addicts how to turn their lives around. If you're interested in being a community hero, explore careers in public service.

Students learn sign language in order to improve communication in our society.


Interested in leadership, communication, and education? Want to understand and appreciate cultural differences? Work in an academic setting and help others gain insight.

Study on our beautiful campus before going on to your four year school.

Transfer to a 4-year

In it for the long haul? Start your journey at PCC. Finish the basics while exploring majors, then transfer credits to a 4-year school. A financially brilliant way to complete your first two years!

Academic disciplines


Degrees + certificates

Alcohol + Drug Counselor
  • Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • Addiction Studies
Apprenticeship + Trades
  • Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship
  • Electrician Apprenticeship Technology
  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship
  • Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship
  • Electrician Apprenticeship Technology
  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship
  • Limited Electrician Apprenticeship Technology
  • Manual Trades Apprenticeship
  • Mechanical Maintenance Apprentice
  • Apprenticeship and Trades: Pre-Trades
  • Construction Apprenticeship Technology: Trade Worker
  • Electrician Apprenticeship Technology: Trade Worker
  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology: Trade Worker Apprenticeship
Architectural Design + Drafting
  • Architectural Design and Drafting
  • Architectural Design and Drafting: Residential
  • Kitchen and Bath
  • Sustainable Design
Asian Studies
  • Asian Studies
Auto Collision Repair
  • Auto Collision Repair Technology
  • Auto Collision Repair Technology
  • Auto Body Painting
  • Auto Collision Repair Technology
Automotive Service
  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Automotive Service Technology
Aviation Maintenance
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology: Airframe
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology: Powerplant
Aviation Science
  • Aviation Science: Airplane
  • Aviation Science: Airplane with Flight Instructor
  • Aviation Science: Helicopter
  • Bioscience Technology
  • Advanced Bioscience Technologist
  • Bioscience Technician
Black Studies
  • Black Studies
Building Construction
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Design and Build Remodeling
  • Building Construction Technology
Building Inspection
  • Building Inspection Technology
  • Residential Plans Examination
Business Administration
China Studies
  • China Studies
Civil Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Green Technology and Sustainability
  • Civil Engineering Technology
Communication Studies
  • Communication Studies
Computer Aided Design + Drafting
  • Computer Aided Design and Drafting
Computer Applications + Office Systems
Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Network Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • C# Application Programming
  • Database Design and SQL
  • Java Application Programming
  • Linux Server Administration
  • Microsoft Server Administration
  • Web Application Development
Creative Writing
  • Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice
  • Corrections Technician
Culinary Assisting
  • Culinary Assistant Training
Dealer Service
  • Dealer Service Technology
Dental Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Hygiene
Dental Lab
  • Dental Laboratory Technology
  • Dental Laboratory Technology
Diesel Service
  • Diesel Service Technology
  • Diesel Service Technology
  • Diesel Service Technology
Early Education + Family Studies
  • Early Education and Family Studies
  • Family and Human Services
  • Childcare Aide
  • Early Education and Family Studies
Electronic Engineering Technology
Emergency Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Services
  • Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
  • Emergency Medical Services
Facilities Maintenance
  • Facilities Maintenance Technology
  • Facilities Maintenance Technology
  • Bureau of Labor and Industries Approved Pre-Apprenticeship Training
  • HVAC/R Installation
Fire Protection
  • Fire Protection Technology
  • Fire Protection Technology
Fitness Technology
  • Fitness Technology
  • Group Fitness Leader
  • Healthy Older Adult Fitness
  • Personal Trainer
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Gerontology
  • Activity Assistant
  • Activity Consultant
  • Activity Director
  • Advanced Behavioral and Cognition Care
  • End of Life Care and Support
  • Gerontology
  • Horticultural Therapy
Global Studies
  • Global Studies
Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design
Health Information Management
  • Health Information Management
Health Studies
  • Health Studies
  • History
Interior Design
  • Interior Design
  • Design for Accessibility and Aging in Place
  • Kitchen and Bath
  • Sustainable Design
  • Interior Furnishings
  • Environmental Landscape Management Technology
  • Landscape Technology
  • Landscape Technology: Design
  • Landscape Service Technician
  • Landscape Technology Entry Level
Machine Manufacturing
  • Machine Manufacturing Technology
  • CNC Milling
  • CNC Turning
  • Manual Machining
  • Manufacturing Technician
Management + Supervisory Development
  • Management and Supervisory Development
  • Management and Supervisory Development
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Customer Service Professional
Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology: Green Technology and Sustainability
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
Medical Imaging
Medical Laboratory
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Professions
  • Healthcare Careers
  • Microelectronics Technology
  • Microelectronics Technology: Automated Manufacturing
  • Microelectronics Technology: Solar Voltaic Manufacturing
  • Solar Voltaic Manufacturing Technology
  • Multimedia
  • Video Production
  • Multimedia
  • Video Production
Music + Sonic Arts
  • Professional Music
  • Professional Music
  • Nursing
Occupational Skills Training
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Occupational Skills Training
Ophthalmic Medical
  • Ophthalmic Medical Technology
  • Paralegal
  • Paralegal
Peace + Conflict Studies
  • Peace and Conflict I
  • Peace and Conflict II
  • Peace and Conflict III
Sign Language Interpretation
  • Sign Language Interpretation
  • Sign Language Interpretation
  • Deaf Studies
Social Justice
  • Social Justice
  • Sustainability
University Transfer
  • Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer
  • Associate of General Studies
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science Oregon Transfer in Business
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Flux Core Arc Welding Certification Preparation
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certification Preparation
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Customized
  • Metal Fabrication Customized
  • Pipe Welding Certification Preparation
  • Pipe Welding Customized
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certification
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Customized
  • Welding Certification Preparation Customized
  • Welding Technology
  • Wire and TIG Welding
  • Wire Welding Certification Preparation
  • Wire Welding Customized
Women's Studies
  • Women's Studies

Oregon Coast Community College

Programs listed here are offered by Oregon Coast Community College under Portland Community College's Accreditation with Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).