Cosumnes River College offers the associate degrees and certificates needed to qualify students for a well-paying job with opportunities for advancement. Students planning to graduate with an associate of arts or science degree must complete the general education requirements. Certificate programs have been developed to assist those already employed in business and industry or those who desire to upgrade their skills or acquire special training. Career education programs are offered in many areas that employers need. Career education includes technical trades, health occupations, business and finance, computer sciences, law enforcement, and many others. The college has up-to-date equipment, facilities, and professors who are experts in their fields.