Foothill College Career Programs
  • You can complete a Foothill career training program in fewer than two years, going full-time and pursuing an associate in arts or science degree. See the career programs.

  • Most paths offer a certificate option you can finish in two quarters! Certification lets you focus on a specific component of a chosen career program, or complete core classes for the associate degree minus the general education requirements.

  • Choose from almost 100 career programs offering comprehensive, up-to-date training with experienced faculty and cutting-edge tools and facilities. Become a dental hygienist, recording engineer, respiratory therapist, or enter another field, in about two years!

  • Preparing Students for Silicon Valley
    We train students to thrive in Silicon Valley by teaching the technology being researched and developed in our back yard. Nanoscience, bioinformatics and geographic information systems are just three of the cutting-edge career programs we offer.

  • Computers, Technology & Information Systems
    Oracle partners with us to provide the Database Management Program to prep students for Oracle Database Administrator exams. We host a Microsoft IT Academy and SUSE Linux is a training partner too. Our career training internships place qualified students at top companies in the valley, and those same companies value our graduates.

  • Health Care
    Foothill's Biological & Health Sciences Division is proud of its career program graduates' successes. 100% of Radiologic Technology graduates have been hired in hospitals, clinics or imaging centers within six months of graduation. Foothill's Dental Hygiene Program consistently ranks in the top 5 percent in the United States. Students in this program achieve 100% pass rates on both state and national board exam scores.

  • Music Technology
    Part of the largest and most comprehensive arts technology program on the West Coast, Foothill's Music Technology Program has sent graduates to work with Neil Young, R.E.M., Third Eye Blind, Polygram Records, Digidesign and Microsoft, to name a few. Students study and get hands-on training in a one of the best equipped, state-of-the-art facilities in the country - the Inter Disciplinary Electronic Arts Center. Student enter a real-world, hands on training ground in a new media classroom with 30 full Pro Tools®, Reason® and MIDI keyboard-equipped stations, along with extensive audio, video and listening libraries.
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