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Laurus College

About Laurus College

Laurus College is a private career college that offers programs both online and at four campuses in California. The school was founded in 2006 and operates under the mission of offering quality education and quality experience where students can gain all the tools and they need to start their careers. Laurus College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission.

Laurus College offers a variety of career-focused associate and bachelor's degree programs designed to prepare students for 21st century careers. Associate degree program options include professional business systems, digital arts and computer animation, information technologies and network systems, web design, and medical billing and coding. Bachelor's degrees are also offered in business system management, digital arts and computer animation, information technologies and network systems, and web design and development. These flexible programs allow students to complete the coursework online - either from the comfort of their own home or from a work station on a Laurus campus. Courses are offered in both synchronous and asynchronous formats. Class lectures delivered through the synchronous model allow teachers to see and interact with their students in real time through computer webcams - this also means students have the opportunity to communicate with both their instructors and classmates, similar to a traditional in-person class.

'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 highly recommend that everyone takes the first step towards financial freedom. For me that was going to Laurus College.'

-Alfredo Rayos, Laurus College Student

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate.

Why Laurus College?

Flexible Learning Options

The online and blended programs are designed to fit busy schedules, and courses can be completed from the comfort of your own home or from the work stations at one of 4 different campus locations.

Career Focused Programs

All of the degree programs at Laurus College include career-focused training designed to prepare students for in-demand careers.

Laptops Provided

Degree-seeking students enrolled at Laurus College have the opportunity to receive a laptop that includes all the software they need to complete their program.

Experienced Faculty

Laurus offers small class sizes, and programs are led by professionals with industry experience in the field that they teach and are dedicated to helping students succeed.

Career Assistance

Students have access to the Career Services Department, where they can get help in job searches, resume writing, interview prep, and more.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

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

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Find Your Program:

  • Business Systems Management (Bachelor's)
  • Professional Business Systems (Occupational Associate)
  • Digital Arts and Computer Animation (Bachelor's)
  • Digital Arts and Computer Animation (Occupational Associate)
  • Medical Billing and Coding (Occupational Associate)
  • Information Technologies and Network Systems (Bachelor's)
  • Information Technologies and Network Systems (Occupational Associate)
  • Web Design & Development (Bachelor's)
  • Web Design (Occupational Associate)

Programs may vary by campus.

Online & Campus Based Locations

Online Programs

Campus Based

Find a Campus

  • California Campuses
    • for Laurus College - Atascadero
    • for Laurus College - Oxnard
    • for Laurus College - San Luis Obispo
    • for Laurus College - Santa Maria