Interested in helping children learn all about the world around them? Working in education might be one of the most rewarding career paths you can choose from. 

In the West Hills College Coalinga education program, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Work with culturally diverse families
  • Address the needs of children at risk through early intervention
  • Teach children in state, federal, non-profit or private early childhood education programs
  • Recognize social issues from an economic perspective
  • Analyze social situations within elementary education including social interactions among diverse populations

When you earn a certificate or degree in Education from West Hills College Coalinga, you have several options.  Some of our graduates decide to work right after graduation and others transfer to 4-year universities.  

If you choose to earn an Degree for Transfer (AS-T) with West Hills, you will be able to transfer into the California State University system where you can pursue a baccalaureate degree. Students who transfer to a CSU institution will be required to complete 60 units after transfer to earn a Bachelor’s degree.

Are you ready to take the next step and join the exciting field of education?  West Hills is your first - and most important - step.


Program Options

The West Hills College Coalinga Education program offers students information specific to potential employment in federal, state, non-profit, or privately owned childcare and education programs.  The West Hills Education program prepares students to become teachers and administrators in education. 

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Careers You Could Have

You already know you have the seeds of success within you. West Hills can help you grow them into a rewarding career. Are you ready to take the next step?
  • Early Childhood Education Specialist
  • Daycare Director for Preschool 
  • Preschool Center Supervisor
  • Childcare Worker
  • Teacher Assistant 
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher

Related Programs

  • C
    Child and Adolescent Development
    AA-T Degree, Certificate, Local Certificate

Helpful Resources

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