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Alameda, California Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Alameda, California. Each degree from a Alameda, California Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in California, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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Studying at Alameda, California colleges

Situated on an island off the coast of northern California, the community of Alameda, California offers students fresh San Francisco Bay breezes and ready access to plenty of recreational activities. Schools located on this scenic isle are diverse and offer something for just about everyone.

Alameda fun facts and destinations

  • Alameda has 18 parks on its 12.4-square-mile island.
  • Crowds flock to Alameda's Memorial State Beach. Known for its white sands and warm water, the 2.5-mile beach features views of the San Francisco Bay, sand dunes, a bike trail and a bird sanctuary.
  • Alameda is home to the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM), a non-profit organization that preserves and promotes this American pastime.

Alameda, California: colleges and degree programs

College of Alameda is a public community college with a student body of 7,300 full-time and part-time students. Associate in Arts (AA) and Associate in Science (AS) degrees are offered at the school, as well as a wide variety of certifications.

Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area is located in Alameda. This multi-faceted educational institution offers everything from professional certificates to bachelor's and master's degrees and doctoral programs in several areas of study. The campus serves 359 undergraduate students.

Alameda Beauty College provides students cosmetology training, including one-on-one instruction. This accredited beauty school provides the 1,600 hours of instruction in cosmetology required for certification in California and prepares students for the state licensing exam. Full-time courses train students in as little as 14 months.

Popular college degrees in this region include apparel design and merchandising, transportation technology, business, computer information systems, cosmetology, and criminal justice.

About the Author:Julie Bawden-Davis is a Southern-California-based writer specializing in education and self-improvement. Since 1985, her work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, The Toastmaster, Parenting and The Los Angeles Times.

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