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The Accounting Program provides the opportunity to learn applicable, in-depth accounting supported by a solid background in computer applications and business administration.

Business Administration

The Business Administration program stresses both management and marketing to enhance your employability.

Computer Science

The Computer Science program includes problem analysis, design, and testing and applied instruction in scientific and applications programming languages.

Digital Media Arts and Design

The Digital Media Arts and Design Associate of Applied Science program is designed to provide students with employable skills in print, web and multimedia production for use in instruction, marketing, and entertainment.


The study of economics can provide a comprehensive and analytical perspective of business and society.

Information Technology

The programs in Information Technology (IT) will provide you the essential educational and hands-on elements needed for a career in IT as well as the skills to obtain prominent industry certifications.

Legal Assistant

The Paralegal program equips students to work in law offices, financial institutions, title companies, government agencies, and legal departments for a variety of companies. The program is an approved Navajo Nation Tribal Advocacy training program.

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Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

Earn your CDL in eight weeks, through classroom instruction as well as hands-on driving practice on our training course and on the highway.

Instrumentation and Controls Technology

Instrumentation and Controls Technology Program at San Juan College provides students with a hands-on work environment that covers electronic instruments, electrical systems, pneumatic systems and computer-based process controls.

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (MECH)

The Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program (MECH) is designed to prepare students for positions as maintenance mechanics, maintenance technicians, and operations technicians of power generation, mining, refinery, semiconductor.

Industrial Process Operator

The Industrial Process Operator Program (IPOP) is designed to prepare students for entry level positions as operators of power generation, natural gas, refinery, petrochemical or pharmaceutical processes.

Occupational Safety

The Occupational Safety Associate of Applied Science Degree Program is designed to provide students with a thorough education in the growing field of safety and prepares them for entry level safety positions in a variety of industries, while providing seasoned professionals the opportunity to hone their knowledge and skills. This program is entirely on-line.

Petroleum Production Operations

The Lease Operator program is designed to provide technically oriented students with the basic knowledge and skills of oil and gas production processes and equipment operations required to efficiently and safely monitor, troubleshoot, and operate wells.

Advanced Petroleum Production Operations (APPO)

The Advanced Petroleum Production Operations of Applied Science Degree Program (AAS) is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of those currently employed in the oil and gas industry.

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Dental Hygiene

This program provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the profession of dental hygiene. Training includes more than 600 hours of clinical experience working with patients in the programs state of the art dental clinic.

Emergency Medical Services

The EMS program is designed for students who desire a career in pre-hospital emergency medicine

Fundamental Skills in Health Care

The Fundamental Skills in Health Care Certificate is a set of core interdisciplinary courses, preparing students for the health care environment.

Health Information Technology

San Juan College offers two programs within Health Information Technology, an Associate of Applied Science Degree in HIT and a Certificate in Medical Coding/Billing.

Medical Laboratory Technology

San Juan College offers a Medical Laboratory Technician Program leading to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. This program provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the profession of medical laboratory.


The San Juan College Nursing Program offers an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and a Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) in partnership with the University of New Mexico on the San Juan College campus.

Occupational Therapy Assistant

An OTA is a skilled health care provider who works under the supervision of an occupational therapist (OT). Occupational therapists and assistants primarily focus patient care on activities of daily living, work, cognitive, social, and leisure skills.

Physical Education and Exercise Science

The physical education degree program covers all aspects of human health and fitness. San Juan College also offers a Personal Training class that, upon completion, students can take a national certification.

Physical Therapist Assistant

San Juan College has an on-campus PTA Program and an online PTA Program. Both programs lead to an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Respiratory Therapy

An associate degree in respiratory therapy from San Juan will prepare you for this exciting career. You will acquire skills in patient assessment, clinical data evaluation, blood gas analysis, pulmonary function testing, therapeutic techniques, pulmonary rehabilitation and home care, and emergency care management.

Surgical Technology

San Juan College offers a Surgical Technology Program provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the profession of Surgical Technologist or commonly called a Scrub Tech.

Sun Path- Pathways in Technology & Healthcare

Additional online certificates, degrees, and a variety of courses offered through a consortium of New Mexico public colleges.

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Teaching Alternative Licensure

In just four semesters, the Alternative Licensure Program can prepare you to achieve a Level I New Mexico teaching license.


Anthropology can also open our eyes to other cultures, as well as to our own culture.


Students may advance their skills in Drawing and Painting, Ceramics, Jewelry, Sculpture, Photography, or Art Foundation.

Communication Studies

Through the study of communication, students will increase their awareness of interpersonal communication. Improvement of one-to-one communication skills can have a profound impact on a student's academic and professional career.

Early Childhood Education

The San Juan College Early Childhood Education certificate and an AA degree program for those who plan to transfer to a four-year college in Early Childhood Education.


The English Department's mission is to provide opportunities for students to develop writing skills for personal, academic, and technical writing purposes and to explore the writing of others.


Students at San Juan College can also study the history of Native American culture, Navajo culture, and Colonial Latin America.

Human Services

San Juan College offers AA and AAS degree career tracks in Criminal Justice, Generalist, and Substance Abuse.

Liberal Arts

San Juan College Liberal Arts Associate of Arts degree covers English, math, science, the social sciences, Humanities, fine arts, and computer science and prepares you to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts.

Modern Languages

The study of Modern Languages provides a comprehensive understanding of a written and spoken language. San Juan College offers course in Spanish, German, Navajo, and Russian.


The Music Department offers affordable, quality music education to students. A variety of courses including music history and appreciation, performance and private vocal or instrumental lessons are offered to students.

Native Studies

The San Juan College Associates of Arts (AA) degree in Native Studies is designed for students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution and are interested in working in education, community outreach, human services, indigenous rights, government, museums, state or national parks, and tribal parks.


San Juan College offers an Introduction to Philosophy that focuses on the main branches of philosophy, introduction to ethics that example the concept of morality, and Navajo Philosophy that examines Dine philosophical thoughts regarding the main branches of philosophy.


The world of Photography is expanding – from new media journalism to the fashion world; Hollywood set photography to gallery and museum curation.

Political Science

Students will learn the major concepts of political science and how to apply them to current and historical events.


The psychology program includes the study of behavior, human development, personality development, cognition, and emotions.The Associate of Arts degree in Psychology at San Juan College is intended for transfer to a four-year baccalaureate-granting institution.


San Juan College offers reading classes such as the introduction to reading which focuses on word knowledge and the fundamentals of reading skills to advanced reading classes such as academic reading and studying.


Sociology courses examine human groups, social arrangements, and the changing world. San Juan College offers many sociology courses such as Social Problems, Deviant Behavior, Human Sexuality, and Contemporary Native American Society.

Teacher Education

The San Juan College Teacher Education Program provides students with a comprehensive foundational course of study between 60 – 63 credits which aligns with the local UNM and NMHU four year Degree programs in Education.

Technical Theater

The technical theatre program at San Juan College can prepare you to face the stage lights - or light the stage. The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Technical Theatre will introduce you to acting as well as teaching you backstage skills.

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The subject of astronomy is one of those rare subjects which have both a logical, insistent scientific fascination with nature and how it works, and also an overpowering aesthetic beauty which strikes a chord so deep in our souls that it must be experienced to be fully understood.


An Associate of Science degree with a biology concentration from San Juan College can provide you a solid foundation in biology that can build to a Bachelor’s of Science (BS) degree.


With a degree in Chemistry from San Juan College, you could be a chemist specializing in pharmaceuticals, preservatives, or fragrances or go into environmental science, chemical engineering, nuclear medicine, toxicology, art conservation, or forensic science.


San Juan Colleges Associates of Science (AS) degree prepares students enter a Bachelors of Science (BS) program in a wide variety of disciplines such as Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Aerospace.

General Science

The general science degree is designed to be flexible and allow students to explore many aspects of science such as astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics.


San Juan College offers an Associate of Science degree with a concentration in Geology for students interested in transferring to four-year institutions to complete a bachelor's or other advanced degree.


The horticulture degree program at San Juan College blends science and hands-on skills. You'll learn landscape architecture and construction, conservation techniques, horticulture techniques, and how to diagnose plant disorders.


An Associates of Science (AS) degree in Mathematics will prepare you to transfer to a four-institution to pursue your bachelor’s degree. Here, you can complete the first two years of your degree in a small classroom setting or at home with one of our online options.


The Associates of Science (AS) degree with a Physics concentration prepares to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue your Bachelors of Science (BS) in a wide variety of disciplines such as astrophysics, energy exploration, engineering, teaching, or science journalism.

Pre-Medical Sciences

The San Juan College Pre-Medical Sciences program is designed to provide you with the basic competencies, knowledge, and skills in anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, and physics that are required to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

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Auto Body

The Auto Body program provides the student with the theory and practical knowledge necessary to develop a degree of skill that will make the student employable in an auto body shop or related occupation..

Automotive Technology

Students in the Automotive Technology program will learn the latest technologies in fuel injection systems, electrical systems, heating/air conditioning, transmissions, brakes, and alignment and suspension. The San Juan College Automotive Technology program is ASE/NATEF certified.

GM Automotive Service Educational Program

The GM Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) at San Juan College is a college training program that offers a career opportunity as a General Motors service technician.

Building Trades

The Building Trades program at San Juan College is designed to prepare you for a career in residential construction.

Chrysler College Automotive Program

San Juan College offers the College Automotive Program (CAP) as an ASE/NATEF certified institution in partnership with Chrysler.


The San Juan College Cosmetology program prides itself on its education and "real life" hands-on career training in Cosmetology, Barbering, Nail Technology and Esthetics.

Diesel Technology

The Diesel Technology program provides the student with the necessary skills and theory to enter either the medium/heavy duty truck or the construction/mining equipment service and repair fields.


San Juan College's Drafting program will provide you with a firm technical foundation in a variety of drafting disciplines.

Fire Science

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science is designed to give students the essential education and hands-on training needed for a career in firefighting.

Geographic Information System

This program is focused on Geographic Information Science (GIS), the Global Positioning System (GPS), and in the use of satellite and aerial imagery among other mapping technologies.

Toyota Technician Training Education Network

The Toyota Technician Training Education Network Program (TTEN) at San Juan College is a college training program that offers a career opportunity as a Toyota Motors service technician.

Veterinary Technology

San Juan College can help turn your love of animals into a career through the online Veterinary Technology program.


Through the Welding program, you will learn practical applications of welding on plate and pipe in all positions and the necessary theory to support those skill levels, in new, spacious shops and with state-of-the-art equipment.