Students may complete all of the requirements of the following Merced College Associate's degrees without having to leave Los Banos.

Associate of Arts, Associate of Sciences (A.A. or A.S.) Degrees

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • General Business
  • Health Sciences
  • Accounting
  • Psychology
  • Criminal Justice

Associate Degrees for Transfer (A.A.-T, A.S.-T) Degrees

  • Business Administration
  • Kinesiology
  • Administration of Justice
  • History
  • Psychology

Community College students who are awarded an AA-T or AS-T degree are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system and given priority admission consideration to their local CSU campus. For more information, consult with your counselor or see the catalog.

Students interested in other Merced College majors often complete their breadth classes in Los Banos and commute to Merced for their major coursework. For example, all of the prerequisites to the popular Registered Nursing degree program are available at the Los Banos Campus.

Certificate Programs

  • Certified Nursing Assistant Program
  • Entry Level Welding (CE)

Students may complete a Certified Nursing Assistant program each semester.

Workforce Oriented Classes

A variety of workforce oriented classes are offered, such as pre-Licensed Vocational Nursing courses, computer applications, and custom courses for local businesses.

  • Vocational Nursing
  • Computer Applications
  • Custom Courses for Local Businesses
  • Entry Level Welding (CE)