MiraCosta is a public community college offering a variety of associates degrees and over 50 different certificates for short-term training in a certain career fields. Online class options are available in addition to traditional on-campus courses.
The Art Department offers theoretical and practical courses in the traditional disciplines of art and art history as well as digital and photographic arts. Students may take courses to prepare for a major in art or art history, to meet general education requirements or for personal growth. Career directions include working artist, teacher, graphic designer, photographer, sculptor, curator in a museum or gallery, conservator, appraiser, or work in various related fields such as marketing and advertising.