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Welcome to Fullerton College

Fullerton College offers its students a comprehensive academic experience, in a real college setting. We are committed to quality education in all areas of study, ranging from transfer-level courses to career degree and certificate programs. These programs, coupled with our full complement of student support services and excellent faculty, ensure student success.

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Explore Career Education

Programs in Career Education (also known as Career and Technical Education or CTE) at Fullerton College are among the highest ranked two-year and short-term programs in the country. CTE is about preparing students for careers. CTE contributes to the overall reputation of Fullerton College as being one of the very best public California community colleges.

Architecture and Construction

Learn to design buildings, houses and other structures. The Architecture and Construction Technology Programs provide students with a variety of classes in architectural ... EXPLORE ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology Department at Fullerton College is committed to preparing students for employment in the automotive service and repair industry. Students learn... EXPLORE AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY


The Business Programs at Fullerton College prepare students for employment in supervisory and management roles in companies and organizations in a variety of industries. ... EXPLORE BUSINESS

Computer Information Systems

The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department at Fullerton College studies the use of software, hardware, data, networks, and the Internet to design and develop infor... EXPLORE COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Drone Technology

The Fullerton College Drone Technology program offers an industry-oriented training program designed to prepare you with skills that you will need for a career in: Survey... EXPLORE DRONE TECHNOLOGY

Fashion Design and Merchandising

The Fashion Design and Merchandising programs provide students with hands-on experience, coupled with a strong theory-based education, to acquire job skills necessary to ... EXPLORE FASHION DESIGN AND MERCHANDISING

Interior Design Technology

The Interior Design Technology Department offers programs in Residential Design and Commercial Design. Interior Designers improve the quality of life for the occupants of... EXPLORE INTERIOR DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

Media Studies

The Fullerton College Media Studies Department offers an industry-oriented training program designed to prepare you with skills that you will need for a career in journal... EXPLORE MEDIA STUDIES

Nutrition and Physical Education

The Nutrition and Physical Education Programs are designed to educate students who are interested in entering the fitness industry or for those who are interested in coac... EXPLORE NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Public Services

The Administration of Justice Department prepares students for careers in local, state and federal law enforcement, security, and court administration. Courses within the... EXPLORE PUBLIC SERVICES

Art and Digital Arts

Art and Digital Arts programs combine practice and theory to expose students to current design software and techniques and prepare students to succeed any of a variety of... EXPLORE ART AND DIGITAL ARTS


Our mission is to generate enthusiasm and practical knowledge by offering many opportunities for students to perform hands-on, learning activities in the lucrative field... EXPLORE BIOTECHNOLOGY

Child Development and Educational Studies

The Child Development and Educational Studies Department at Fullerton College has a rich tradition of providing quality instruction and active professional participation ... EXPLORE CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATIONAL STUDIES


The beauty industry is a vast field with plenty of exciting opportunities for careers in hair and cosmetology and it’s growing! The Cosmetology program at Fullerton Col... EXPLORE COSMETOLOGY

Engineering Technology

The Engineering Technology Certificate program is the study of technologies, sciences and management practices that provides a background in materials, advanced manufac... EXPLORE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY


The Horticulture Department at Fullerton College is one of the leading community college programs in California. We offer a varied program that provides “hands-on” cl... EXPLORE HORTICULTURE


Fullerton College offers a number of programs that prepare students to excel in exciting careers in the field of Manufacturing. The Industrial Drafting Technology Prog... EXPLORE MANUFACTURING


Each semester, over 4,000 students and 875 majors study one or more of the 80 classes available in music appreciation, music history, music theory, applied music, commerc... EXPLORE MUSIC

Printing Technology

Fullerton College offers hands-on training on modern, high-speed equipment. The printing program is dedicated to serving three distinct groups: students who wish to learn... EXPLORE PRINTING TECHNOLOGY

Theatre Arts

Offering one of the most diversified theatre curriculum and ambitious production schedules of all community colleges, the Theatre Arts Department at Fullerton College is ... EXPLORE THEATER ARTS

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Fullerton College offers a robust selection of programs, including over 140 Career and Technical Education options for anyone interested in advancing in a profession, or seeking training for new career opportunities. With guidance from seasoned instructors at Fullerton College, learn and engage in the college’s modern facilities, gain the skills and knowledge to succeed, and thrive in today’s high-demand industries.

News & Events

Learn about what's new and upcoming events at Fullerton College.

Fullerton College Named National Center of Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense

The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have designated Fullerton College’s Cybersecurity program as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD). The designation goes to accredited academic institutions offering cybersecurity degrees and/or certificates that meet rigorous requirements to produce exceptional cybersecurity professionals.

On the Cutting Edge: Fullerton College Machine Tech Student Richard Tallase

It’s one thing to learn the skills a job requires but quite another to actually land the job. But that’s exactly what Fullerton College machine technology student Richard Tallase was able to do with the support of Network Kinection, one of many extra support services being offered by Orange County’s community college career education programs.

OC Farm Bureau Donates $151,800 to Support Next Generation of Agriculturalists at Fullerton College

The Orange County Farm Bureau is establishing roots to build a pipeline from the classroom to industry for Fullerton College Horticulture students and graduates. The OC Farm Bureau generously awarded the Friends of Fullerton College Foundation with $151,800, which will be used to provide scholarships, internships, and develop a program that will guide students from the classroom to the workforce.

Student and Success Stories

Fullerton College offers its students a comprehensive academic experience, in a real college setting.

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Fullerton Has Tremendous Impact

“I am from Mexico City and I arrived here when I was eighteen. I thought about what I should do with my life. In Mexico, I used to make my own clothes but I didn’t know I was into fashion until I got here. Fullerton College has put me in a state where I want more and this is just the beginning. Fullerton College made me future built!”


– Mario
Fashion Design

Instructors Are Beyond Amazing

“The thing I love the most is knowing that I can change someone’s life for the better. Your environment can really impact your happiness. I realized I could turn my passion into a career at Fullerton College which I am really grateful for. The professors are extremely knowledgeable about the program and helping their students succeed and getting them into their desired field.”


– Cambria Lentz
Interior Design