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We have over 100 degree and certificate programs - many that include guaranteed transfer
options to UC and CSU.
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Exploration pathways group programs into broad themes allowing you to browse all programs that align with your specific area of interest. Business & Marketing, Health & Human Services, People, Culture & Society, Science & Industrial Technology, Visual, Design & Performing Arts, and Wine & Food.Explore all Pathways
Do you find yourself drawn to the world of business? In this pathway, you will be exposed to the managerial, analytical, social, and personal skills and theories necessary for success in today’s economy.Explore Programs
Are you interested in helping people? This pathway will foster your desire to educate, support, protect, heal, and understand the people of your local and global worlds.Explore Programs
Are you excited to learn about and understand people? Through this pathway, you will gain a global perspective, and engage with the behaviors, languages, histories, politics, economics, social dynamics, and cultural interactions that organize and identify the people around the world.Explore Programs
Do you enjoy building things, experimenting, and solving problems? It is through this pathway that you will discover your passion in the biological, chemical, mechanical, technical, and analytical worlds of nature, society, and beyond.Explore Programs
Are you someone who likes to create, design, or perform? As a part of this pathway, you will be engaged with the diverse and exciting ways that you can design, construct, draw, narrate, perform, and otherwise manifest your worlds through artistic expression.Explore Programs
Want to be a part of the Napa Valley-Bay Area renowned food and wine scene? Build extensive skills through successive certificate and degree options. This pathway opens opportunities to enhance your career and create memorable experiences for you and those that visit from around the world.Explore Programs
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..."being able to attend Napa Valley College here in the US concurrently has been an amazing experience."
"Continue to learn, grow and succeed. If you want to change your future, you have to change your mindset. The change starts within you"
"Many people don’t know about this program, and that’s too bad. Right now, the classes are small and you can get a lot of time with the instructor, if you want it. There is a major demand for graduates. Having the degree gives you a lot of versatility and you can leverage yourself in a lot of different ways.