Learning Format:

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Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate.

Laurus College

About Laurus College

Laurus College is a private college that was founded in 2006. Its name is derived from the Latin word for 'success', and the school demonstrates their commitment to success by offering flexible and quality education programs to students looking to start their career. The college currently offers career-focused degrees in five areas:

  • Business systems
  • Digital arts and computer animation
  • Information technologies and network systems
  • Web design
  • Medical billing and coding

These associate and bachelor's degree programs are offered in a flexible online format that allows you to either log-in from the comfort of your own home or from work stations at one of Laurus' four California campuses. When you sign-in to an asynchronous class, your instructor will be able to see and interact with you though a computer webcam - and you'll also be able to interact with your classmates. You'll also be able to sign on for online labs, to complete your homework, or meet with study groups. As a Laurus student, you'll have the opportunity to receive a laptop that includes all the software you need to complete their program and earn your degree.

Laurus is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission.

Student Testimonials

''The classes are challenging and rich, the equipment is up-to-date, the facilities are comfortable, and the academic advisors and instructors are extremely knowledgeable.''

-Aaron Naugle, Laurus College Student

''I would definitely recommend this college to anyone who is serious about furthering their education.''

-Donald Merino, Laurus College Student

Why Laurus College?

  • Career Training: Laurus offers career-focused programs designed to prepare you for 21st century careers.
  • Flexible Learning: The degree programs are designed to fit in your busy schedule, around current life and work commitments.
  • Online Options: Login from the comfort of your own home or use a workstation at a campus in Atascadero, Oxnard, San Luis Obispo, or Santa Maria.
  • Professional Instructors: Classes have 30 students or less and are taught by experienced instructors who are dedicated to helping students succeed.
  • Career Resources: As a Laurus College student, you'll be able to utilize the Career Services Department get job search assistance.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants to Laurus College programs must be high school graduates or have a GED. Additional requirements may vary by program.

Laurus College offers the following degree programs:

  1. Business
    • Business Systems Management (Bachelor's)
    • Professional Business Systems (Occupational Associate)
  2. Digital Arts
    • Digital Arts and Computer Animation (Bachelor's)
    • Digital Arts and Computer Animation (Occupational Associate)
  3. Health Care
    • Medical Billing and Coding (Occupational Associate)
  4. Information Technology
    • Information Technologies and Network Systems (Bachelor's)
    • Information Technologies and Network Systems (Occupational Associate)
  5. Web Design
    • Web Design & Development (Bachelor's)
    • Web Design (Occupational Associate)

Laurus College offers flexible online learning and the following campus locations: