San Joaquin Valley College

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San Joaquin Valley College, SJVC, is an accredited private junior college with campuses located throughout California as well as an Online division. SJVC offers vocational career training in Health Care and Dental, Business, Criminal Justice, and Technical and Industrial balancing classroom instruction with hands-on training.

SJVC Certificate and Associate Degree Programs




Business training offers many promising career opportunities. SJVC's Business Administration program provides a framework of business knowledge, the HR Administration program offers training in procedures, policies and practices, while the Construction Management program prepares students to manage both residential and commercial construction projects.

  • Business Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Human Resource Administration

Criminal Justice



The Criminal Justice: Corrections program includes instruction in criminal law, evidence collection and preservation, report writing, institutional corrections, physical agility training, defensive tactics and weaponless defense.



  • Criminal Justice: Corrections

Health Care / Medical



There is a wide variety of career choices and opportunities in Healthcare, from working directly with patients to ultrasounds to processing prescriptions ina pharmacy to working in a medical office. SJVC offers many different medical and healthcare programs to choose from. 

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Licensed Vocational Nursing
  • Medical Assistant
  • Online Billing & Coding
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Registered Nursing (RN)
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Online Respiratory Therapy Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Surgical Technology
  • Veterinary Assistant




The Dental Assistant program at SJVC trains students in all aspects including patient care, and office and lab duties, while the Dental Hygienist program provides hands-on instruction in working with patients. 

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene




SJVC's Electrical Technology program is approved by the California Departmnent of Industrial Relations while students enrolled in the online IT program, have the choice of earning one or more Certificates or an Associate of Science Degree.

  • Electrical Technology
  • Online Information Technology Degree and Certificate




There are many career options technical and industrial professionals. If you enjoy working with your hands, then a career repairing aircraft, industrial equipment, computers, air conditioners or refrigerators may just be the right choice.

  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology

Programs vary by location.

SJVC California Campus Locations

  • Online
  • Atascadero, CA
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • Delano, CA
  • Fresno, CA
  • Fresno-Aviation, Fresno, CA
  • Hanford, CA
  • Hesperia, CA
  • Lancaster, CA
  • Madera, CA
  • Modesto, CA
  • Ontario, CA
  • Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Temecula, CA
  • Visalia, CA

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Financial Aid is available to qualified students and includes federal grants, loans, work-study, scholarships and institutional payment plans.

San Joaquin Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at:

SJVC is a private institution and is approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Approval to operate means that SJVC has been found in compliance with the standards set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8) and Title 5, Division 7.5 – Private Postsecondary Education of the California Code of Regulations.



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