Santa Monica College is one of California's leading public colleges. Established as a junior college in 1929, it's since grown into a large and diverse institution with over 80 fields of study. From 3D animation to cybersecurity to social media management and solar technology, Santa Monica College offers a range of courses designed to prepare students for the careers of the future. In addition to standard courses, Santa Monica College also offers short, low-cost community education courses, workshops and classes in fields including writing, art and dance. They are available in-person and online with options to suit learners of all ages.