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Areas of Study
Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical
Do you like to work with your hands? Do you enjoy tinkering and exploring the inner working of things? Clark College’s Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical area of study takes you out of the classroom and into shop environments that simulate real-world work settings.
Business and Entrepreneurship
Today’s fast-paced business and office environments need people who are able to adapt to new technology, work with a variety of people, and understand the marketplace. Clark College’s Business and Entrepreneurship programs give students the skills to work as administrative assistants, managers, or even to run their own companies.
Creative and Communication Arts
Whether your creative interests involve designing, communicating, performing, or producing, you’ll find a home in our Creative and Communication Arts area of study. Clark College offers various programs to explore your creativity and express your artistic voice and vision.
Health Care and Biosciences
Pursue your passion for helping others through Clark College’s Health Care and Biosciences programs. As the home to one of the oldest and most respected nursing programs in the region, Clark has an established reputation as a premier trainer of health care professionals. don’t stop there—our programs prepare you for a range of settings, including ...
Public Service, Society, and Education
Do you feel called to serve those around you? Do you want to make an impact on the world? At Clark College, you can explore human behavior, culture, and social issues while preparing yourself for a career in education or public service. This area of study is for students who are committed to changing lives and making a difference in the world.
Science, Technology, and Engineering
Are you a curious, analytical problem-solver who likes to explore how things work? You’d be at home in the Science, Technology, and Engineering area of study, where students gain hands-on, real-world experience—doing everything from studying microbes to designing rockets to trouble-shooting computer networks.
Dates and Events
Apply for Scholarships
Each year, Clark College students receive more than $1 million in scholarships from our Foundation and other organizations. The application process takes time, so get started today.
New tenured professors
College welcomes newly tenured faculty members in chemistry, communication studies, health information management, and nursing
Clark College in remote operations March 21-25
As part of its commitment to energy efficiency and sustainable practices, Clark College will be closed to the public March 21-25. One of the ways this commitment is fulfilled is by a “soft closure” of most buildings and services for two separate weeks per year. A soft closure means some programs close entirely, some work remotely, and some remain on campus. …
Phi Theta Kappa earns awards
Clark College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for community colleges, has been hard at work this year. Two of its members have been nominated to the All-Washington Academic Team, and the chapter took top honors in PTK’s regional Hallmark Awards. “I am so excited that our chapter is being recognized…
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Explore options for non-credit learning, including workforce training, professional development, mature learning, and more.
Clark College is home of the Penguin Nation. Keep track of your favorite sports teams, check game schedules, and meet some of our amazing students athletes.
A current $30 million fundraising campaign, called Promising Pathways, is raising critical funds for scholarships, faculty and quality programs and projects. Learn about exceptional alumni and supporters who make significant contributions to their communities.
Tap into online research sources, connect with a librarian, discover lending materials, and check library hours at Cannell Library and the Information Commons at Columbia Tech Center (CTC).
Career Services offers a variety of activities to support career development and successful job search endeavors. Events and workshops are free and open to all, with no sign-up required.