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Career Learning Opportunities for Marin High School Students



Thank you for your interest in our learning opportunities for High School students. We are currently planning for the 2021 Career Academies. More information regarding our academy program will be available in Spring 2021. Please check back soon for more updates as they become available. For all related questions, contact us at

Join College of Marin to learn more about the careers you’re interested in and to earn college credit. We’ve simplified your process to get started! Enrollment assistance is available. We recommend the following classes:

Career Academy – COUN131

This course provides students with exposure to a variety of career opportunities in various fields and students begin their career exploration journey through career research and self-exploration activities.

This course does not require on-campus meetings, and has no pre-requisites. Please note that this is one-unit class taught entirely online in a four-week time period.

It is geared for high school students and includes multiple self-assessments to help students gain essential insight to make informed career decisions. Connecting personal values, personality and interests to potential careers is imperative in career satisfaction. Students will have the critical tools to continue their career exploration journey well beyond this class.

Between the lecture and outside-of-class work, please expect to dedicate about 13 hours each week to this course. 3-6 hours per week -all online -weekly deadlines -students will need to log in to the class multiple times per week but can complete coursework anytime.

The 2020 Cyber Camps will be offered online only and independently. This is a not-for-credit class offered through the Bay Area Community College Consortium. Register for the online camps below:

Did you know that College of Marin offers courses for high school students?

  • Credit classes are available to high school students in Marin County each semester, Spring, Summer and Fall. High school students can enroll and earn college credit.
  • COM covers the enrollment fees, normally $46/unit for current high school students (e.g. does not apply to high school students once they have graduated). High school students can enroll in up to 11 units—a savings of $506 per semester!
  • Students are responsible only for fees, including: mandatory health fee ($20); mandatory transportation fee ($3/unit); cost of books or materials may apply, depending on the classes taken; optional student fees normally charged may be waived with waiver request form.

NOTE: List intended to be a guide for career education courses that have no prerequisite and that are CSU/UC transferable. There are other academic classes available and students are not limited to taking the courses listed, please see the College of Marin schedule for all upcoming courses. We recommend meeting with a Counselor to discuss which courses are appropriate for your educational goal.

These classes are subject to change. Always refer to the College of Marin schedule for the most current class availability.

How to Sign Up

Step-by-Step Guide (PDF)

  1. Apply online
  2. Soon after submitting your application, you will receive a Welcome Email with your Student ID number (M00xxxxxx), username, password, and instructions on how to set up your MyCOM Student Portal.
  3. Complete the College Credit Program (CCP) application. (Login with your MyCOM username and password.)
  4. Attend a group orientation listed below with your completed CCP form. RSVP here. You can also schedule an individual appointment via your MyCOM portal.
  5. You will receive an email when your College Credit Program (CCP) application has been processed and you are clear to enroll.
  6. Register online for your classes using your MyCOM Portal starting on May 14, 2020.

Jumpstart Orientations

We will forward a link to attend a virtual orientation with a Counselor via Zoom.

  • Monday, May 11, 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, May 14, 5 pm
  • Tuesday, May 19, 5 pm
  • Tuesday, May 26, 10 am
  • Wednesday, May 27, 6 pm
  • Tuesday, June 2, 4:30 pm
  • Thursday, June 4, 10 am
  • Tuesday, June 9, 4 pm
  • Wednesday, June 10, 3:30 pm

* You are responsible for student fees:

  • Required Health fee (provides you access to our Student Health Center)
  • Required Transportation (provides free bus pass on Marin Transit)
  • Optional Technology fee (provides a credit for GoPrint copying) and Student representation and activities fee which may be waived by submitting the waiver form.
  • Any course material fees and textbooks. Textbooks are available for short-term use in the COM Library.