Good things happening at Cerro Coso in Tehachapi

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As the spring slips away, it's time to start thinking about summer and fall classes at Cerro Coso Community College in Tehachapi.

Cerro Coso Community College cares about student success. Whether you're new to the college or returning to continue your studies, Cerro Coso has classes for everyone. The college is offering 8, 10, and 12-week summer classes online to help students get a head start.

New programs coming to the Tehachapi campus this fall include a new Entrepreneurship Certificate that begins with two on-campus offerings: BSAD C100 and IT C101. Also, new this fall are offerings for a Private and Proprietary Security Academy Job Skills Certificate that will begin with ADMJ C50 and ADMJ C054.

Cerro Coso aims to prepare students for life-long success. It's all about the future. Whatever the career goal, a college education can help. The College offers a variety of Associate Degrees and certifications, Associate Degrees for Transfer that guarantee acceptance to the California State University system, and community education. “Whether you want to earn an associate's degree and transfer or want to improve your job skills, we are here for you,” said Cerro Coso CTE Dean Nicole Griffin.

The College also offers high school students the ability to finish college faster through dual and concurrent enrollment programs offered through their high school. Interested high school students are encouraged to contact their counselors for more information.

“There are many exciting educational programs and initiatives to support our students' success,” said Griffin. “It's a great time to be a Coyote and we look forward to everyone's return.”

The college is currently registering for both summer and fall classes at Cerro Coso Community College in Tehachapi. Schedules available at

Cerro Coso truly has something for everyone.