The best in North County! To get your California driver’s license, there are two requirements if you are under 18 years of age: Classroom Drivers Education and Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training. MiraCosta College offers both! Students must be 15 years old to enroll in both programs and 15 1/2 to participate in the Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training.
MiraCosta College, Oceanside
One Barnard Dr., Oceanside, CA 92056
Spring 2023 Classroom Driver Education -Fee $95
- January 21- February 11
- February 25- March 18
- April 1-April 22
- April 29- May 20
Our Package Deal
Sign up for both programs at the same time and pay $505-a $35 saving! Separately Classroom Driver Education is $95 and Behind-the-Wheel Driver Training is $445.
PRE-ENROLLMENT IS REQUIRED for both Classroom Driver Education and the Behind-the-Wheel Driver Training Programs. Register online for Classroom Driver Education or Package Deal or call (760) 795-6825 or 795-6820 to register over the phone with a Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card. In person registration at the MiraCosta College Oceanside campus Bldg., T510 or TCI Campus in Carlsbad. To register for behind-the-wheel only, please call 760-231-1221. Satisfies all DMV requirements. Students are issued a DMV certificate for Classroom Driver Education and Behind the Wheel.
Behind-the-wheel classes are being offered with strict safety measures. If you need to schedule your Behind-The-Wheel classes please call 760.231.1221 or 858.883.2843.
Please call 760.795.6825 for all other questions.
Online Drivers Education - Fee $35
California DMV approved. Package deal does not apply to online drivers education class. Register now. New 2 for 1 Special!!! Enroll in our Online Drivers Education and attend the Classroom Drivers Education classes for free! Call for details: 760-795-6825. Once you have completed your Online Drivers Education course and received your Certificate of Completion, you can get your learner's permit at the DMV. After you pass your learner's permit test at the DMV, you will be able to register and receive driving dates for your Behind-the-Wheel training by calling 760.231.1221.
Classroom Drivers Education - $95
One of the only in-class drivers education programs left in North County! Certificated instructors interact with students, using guest speakers and contemporary audio/visual aids. Our program uses the brand new version of "License to Drive," including the textbook and videotapes. Satisfies all DMV requirements. Students are issued a DMV certificate for Classroom Driver Education to take their permit test at the DMV.
We truly believe that classroom drivers education is the most important class your child will ever take. Together we can make a difference in what they learn and how well they learn it. The experts will tell you that the biggest advantage of classroom drivers education is that students interact with other students and learn from a qualified professional and not a computer screen. It will also help when they take get their learners permit and take Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training course.
Register Online for Classroom Drivers Education or call 760.795.6825
Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training
Six Hours of One-On-One Drivers Training - Fee: $400 (Prices will increase to $445 as of August 1, 2022)
Call 760.231.1221or 858.883.2843 to register for Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training
- Convenient after school, evening, and weekend times available.
- Lessons are 2 hours at a time, for a total of 3 lessons.
- Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training sessions meet at Carlsbad High School, El Camino High School, Rancho Buena Vista High School, La Costa Canyon High School, Sage Creek High School, MiraCosta College Oceanside Campus, and MiraCosta College San Elijo Campus. Call to register!
- Students receive six hours of one-on-one driver training with a certified instructor.
- Licensed professional and reliable instructors.
- Satisfies all DMV and Department of Education license requirements.
Important Information for Parents and Teens
- View Important Information for Parents and Teens
- California DMV permit practice test example 1
- California DMV permit practice test example 2
PLEASE NOTE: T510 IS THE DRIVERS EDUCATION OFFICE WHERE YOU CAN REGISTER OR GET YOUR PERMIT SIGNED by appointment only. Please see schedule for Driver Education classroom numbers.
Drivers Education MiraCosta College
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
Building T510 (Parking lot 5A)
760.795.6825 or 760.795.6820 for Classroom Drivers Education or Package Deal Information
760.231.1221 or 858-883-2843 for Behind-the-Wheel scheduling or re-scheduling
See our location in the campus map