Mt. San Jacinto College is a comprehensive community college located between Los Angeles and Palm Desert, California. MSJC offers academic, vocational and technical programs that satisfy the transfer requirements of four-year colleges and universities throughout the United States. MSJC faculty members are master instructors, all dedicated to student success, all experts in their fields and all enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge!
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S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math): A recent million-dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education provides additional support to students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields. STEM provides academic, career and transfer readiness by enriching your MSJC experience through connections with campus resources, individualized counseling, faculty mentoring, workshops, practical activities, and an array of other valuable opportunities.
Computer Information Systems: In a well-equipped technical environment, MSJC teaches students about the hardware and software that facilitate the effective and efficient transformation of data into information. Concentrations include Computer Forensics, Data Analysis and Modeling, Internet and Web Technologies, and many others.
Nursing and Health Programs: MSJC offers a number of options in health-related fields -- so you can set short-term as well as long-term goals for yourself. Popular disciplines include Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Allied Health and Registered Nursing.
Viticulture, Enology and Wine Technology: This program seeks to inform the student at an introductory level to the many fields encompassing the wine industry. The science of making wine, wine hospitality, and soil analysis are among the studies available for certificates.
Biotechnology: With cutting-edge equipment and technologies, these courses prepare students for careers in life science research and development, biomanufacturing, and biotechnology laboratory support.
Audio and Visual Technology: The program features a radio station, television station and studio, plus three recording studios -- designed to provide both practical and theoretical applications in audio and video in a variety of settings.
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There are numerous opportunities for MSJC students to transfer to any four-year college or university in the United States. Courses at MSJC provide sufficient preparation to meet your academic goals. MSJC also provides programs to assist students in developing college-level skills needed in professional and technical fields which can lead directly to employment.
Mt. San Jacinto College has established formal articulation agreements with more than 20 campuses of the California State University System, as well as ten campuses that belong to the University of California System. Students who wish to apply to either system are required to complete their first and second years at MSJC prior to transfer. A number of transfer and articulation services are available to interested students, to guide you through the process.
Mt. San Jacinto College features Transfer Agreement Guarantees with more than 20 outstanding campuses within the California State University System...
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The MSJC Athletics Department features 11 intercollegiate sports teams for men and women, including tennis, golf, swimming, baseball, softball, football, volleyball and soccer. The Department takes great pride in the academic and athletic accomplishments of its student athletes, and provides a supportive environment to help them succeed.
The International Students Union at Mt. San Jacinto College is just one of many opportunities for international students to get involved! Members take pride in the ability to form cohesive relationships with students of different cultures. A student may find that their visit to Mt. San Jacinto College is unlike any other experience they've ever had: A new country, new language, or a different educational system may place unfamiliar pressures on students. The International Students Union is a place where students can relax, knowing that other members face similar challenges. In sharing a meal, for example, students make friendships, form bonds, and learn that every culture has a flavor!
Named for the majestic 10,000-foot peak that dominates the area's skyline, Mt. San Jacinto College serves its students and surrounding community well. Economic activity includes varied agricultural industries, light manufacturing, tourism, and a thriving service sector to meet the needs of the region's growing population. Regional geography is diverse, ranging from desert and valley grasslands to pine-forested mountains.
Mild year-round temperatures and central Southern California location make the San Jacinto Valley one of the fastest-growing places in the United States. Activities such as golfing, fishing, camping, swimming, water skiing, hang gliding, and sport parachuting are available within the inland area. Area residents also proudly celebrate apple and cherry harvest festivals, outdoor concerts, and other events covering a wide range of interests.
Please note that Mt. San Jacinto College does not have any on-campus accommodations. However, reasonably-priced apartments and rental houses are readily available.
We look forward to welcoming you to Mt. San Jacinto College in California!
Mt. San Jacinto College
International Students Program
Menifee Valley Campus
28237 La Piedra Road
Menifee, California 92584 USA