Programs for Seniors

Love learning? Then you’re in luck. MiraCosta College provides dozens of learning opportunities for senior citizens. From earning college credit to listening to free lectures on a variety of subjects, you too can benefit from the educational and social opportunities provided by North San Diego County’s premiere community college!

LIFE - Learning Is For Everyone
LIFE is an organization designed especially for the seniors in North San Diego County, and meets on most Friday afternoons on both the Oceanside Campus and the San Elijo Campus in Cardiff. LIFE offers discussion groups and guest speakers, and is a wonderful way to stay engaged through learning!

Arts & Events
Spend a lovely evening out listening to live jazz or orchestral music, or savor the beautiful voices in MiraCosta’s choirs. Catch a performance in our theatre or watch our dance students leap into action. You can even come to campus and enjoy a free international film or lecture.

Community Services Classes
MiraCosta College’s Community Services classes range from enrichment classes like painting, photography or wine tasting to local and international excursions and business development opportunities. Take advantage of expert teachers and low fees while exploring your passion for learning!

Tuition-free Noncredit Classes
MiraCosta College offers a wide variety of tuition-free noncredit courses at the Community Learning Center in Oceanside and at several locations throughout Oceanside and Carlsbad. Take a course in painting or chair mobility, or learn how to create your life story!

Credit Classes
Want to earn a degree or take a class for credit? Our class schedule will tell you what the college has to offer each semester.