School of Career Education

Contact Information

Dean: Al Taccone
Office: Oceanside, Building 4800
P 760.795.6807
Campus Mail Station: 21

Administrative Assistant to the Dean: Daria Davis
P 760.795.6811

Academic Division Administrative Assistant: Monique Reeve
P 760.795.6841

Associate Dean: Zhenya Lindstrom
Office: Oceanside, Building 4700
P 760.795.6678
Campus Mail Station: 8A

Administrative Assistant to the Dean: Kristin Bebout
P 760.795.6577


In the next decade, 90% of the fastest-growing occupations will require vocational or technical preparation. At MiraCosta College, you can get the skills you need to start a career in an industry in which you’re needed the most. MiraCosta offers job training through the Teaching/Technology Innovation Center (TIC) as well as certificates of proficiency and achievement in a variety of disciplines - many of which you can complete in two years or less! Community Education encompasses both fee-based and community classes and workforce development programs and activities. Community Education and Workforce Development offers classes and programs that provide you and your family with opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

Vocational certificates and/or preparation for professional examinations are available in the following areas of study: