Students at the M.J.C. East Campus

Get Started at MJC

Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Access your MJC Email 
Step 3: College Orientation 
Step 4: Assessment Testing 
Step 5: Education Plan
Step 6: Official Transcripts
Step 7: Apply for Financial Aid
Step 8: Register for Classes
Step 9: Pay Fees

Need help?

Contact the friendly Admissions Office staff if you have questions about adding or dropping classes, or filing for pass/no pass.

The Assessment Testing Office administers tests to help you select appropriate courses or satisfy pre-requisites.

International students should start by visiting our Information for International Students.

Modesto Junior College

Occupational Outlook

MJC is in the center of one of the nation’s largest agricultural areas as well as a growing economic region. While the job market in California and the Central Valley fluctuates with the economy, there are several career areas that are experiencing growth in the Central Valley, and we can help you find them and train for them.

So, if you want to be sure you’re ready to enter the job market after college, look no further than MJC. Here are 10 occupations you can train for at MJC that are projected to grow between 2008 and 2013 and their expected percentage of growth:


  • Real estate agents, appraisers and assessors (30%)
  • Veterinary technologists and technicians (22%)
  • Emergency medical technicians (19%)
  • Interior designers (19%)
  • Registered Nurses (15%)
  • Fitness trainers and instructors (15%)
  • Nursing aides, orderlies and attendants (13%)
  • Computer support specialists (10%)
  • Medical records and health information technicians (10%)
  • Preschool teachers (9%)
  • Licensed vocational nurses (9%)
  • Automotive service technicians and mechanics (7%)


We also have programs that prepare you for the fast-growing jobs areas of electrical technicians, electronics, business, dental assisting, respiratory care, administration of justice, fire science and more. Learn about how we can help you succeed.

For more information visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook website or contact the Career Development and Transfer Center.

Be sure to browse through our list of degrees and certificates and visit our Academic Division pages to learn about our programs.

 Fastest Growing Occupations, 2010 and Projected 2020

Note: Percent Change, 2010-20

Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Development and Transfer Center

Contact Us

Phone: (209) 575-6239
Fax: (209) 575-6408

Transfer Center Staff

Leticia Cavazos - Counselor

June Hunt - Program Specialist



East Campus
Student Center
Located in back of Student Center rotunda next to bookstore.


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