Online and Hybrid Programs for Your Future Career

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Study from the comfort of your home or come to one of our locations. Laurus College offers career-focused programs and support

Focused Programs for In-Demand Careers

Let’s get real here: You’re busy. Maybe you’ve got a full-time job or a family to take care of or both, so if you’re going to invest some of your valuable time, money and energy into education, you want to know that it’s actually going to be worth it, right? And that you’ll have help to manage everything on your plate.

If you’re feeling a need to move up a bit in life, maybe to get out of a job that offers no future, to provide more for your family… you’re looking for a college that can give you solid support and the quickest path to real results – a rewarding career that allows you to enjoy more of your life and create a brighter future for you and your family.

Through programs led by industry professionals, Laurus has helped motivated people get the skills, experience, and ongoing support to pursue successful careers. With your initiative and our support, we thrive.

We Have a Lot to Offer You

Laurus College provides each and every one of its students:

  • A quality education that fits your busy schedule
  • Preparation for an in-demand career
  • And tons of support – really, that’s our specialty!

We offer Occupational Associate Degrees and Bachelor of Science Degrees. The courses at Laurus College are taught online by experienced professionals from the field, and our college is known for its friendly learning environment and supportive staff and instructors who will feel like family.

And…if you live in the Central Coast of California, you can connect with faculty, classmates and staff in person by visiting one of our four locations: Atascadero, Oxnard, San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria.

Is Professional Training for a Rewarding and In-Demand Career Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about training for a fulfilling career and a brighter future, and exploring whether Laurus College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 805-267-1690

Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree Programs

All Bachelor of Science Degree programs at Laurus College are 190 credit hours and run 190 weeks (38 consecutive terms). Each term is five (5) weeks in length with lecture and lab classes combining for a total of 12 hours per week (8 hours of lecture and 4 hours of lab). Additionally, a student can anticipate out-of-class activities/assignments that equal about two (2) hours for every one (1) hour of lecture.

Occupational Associate (OA) Degree Programs

All Occupational Associate Degree programs at Laurus College are 100 credit hours and run two (2) years (20 consecutive terms). Each term is five (5) weeks in length with lecture and lab classes combining for a total of 12 hours per week (8 hours of lecture and 4 hours of lab.) Additionally, a student can anticipate out-of-class activities/assignments that equal about two (2) hours for every one (1) hour of lecture.