COLLEGE OF THE DESERT - Profile

43-500 MONTEREY ST General Info: (760) 346-8041  
PALM DESERT , CA Financial Aid: (760) 773-8532  
92260 Admissions: (760) 773-2516  
For more information about this Institution, visit: www.desert.cc.ca.us

Locale : Mid-size City -- A central city of a CMSA or MSA, with the city having a population less than 250,000.
Institution Type : Public -- At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar System : Semester -- A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.

Carnegie Classification : Associate’s Colleges -- These institutions offer associate’s degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees.
Regional Accreditation : Yes  -- Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
State Accreditation or Approval Agency : Implied no
National or Specialized Accreditation Agency : Yes

Degrees/Certificates Offered :Postsecondary Award, Certificate, or Diploma (Less Than 1 Academic Year)
Associate's Degree
Postsecondary Award, Certificate, Or Diploma (At Least 2 But Less Than 4 Academic Years
Programs Offered :Accounting
Anthropology
Architectural Engineering Technology/ Technician
Automobile/ Automotive Mechanics Technology/ Technician
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biology/ Biological Sciences, General
Building/ Home/ Construction Inspection/ Inspector
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/ Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering Technology/ Technician
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer Programming/ Programmer, General
Criminal Justice/ Law Enforcement Administration
Culinary Arts/ Chef Training
Drama and Dramatics/ Theatre Arts, General
Drawing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/ Technician
Fire Protection, Other
French Language and Literature
Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology/ Technician
Intermedia/ Multimedia
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/ Liberal Studies
Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/ Registered Nurse
Office Management and Supervision
Ornamental Horticulture
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Respiratory Care Therapy/ Therapist
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Substance Abuse/ Addiction Counseling
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Last modified: 12 Aug 2013
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