Santa Barbara Business College

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Santa Barbara Business College
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Motto A Tradition of Success Since 1888
Established 1888
Type Liberal Arts, Business, Legal, Health
Location Santa Barbara, Bakersfield, Santa Maria, Rancho Mirage, Ventura, CA, U.S.
Nickname SBBCollege
Website http://www.sbbcollege.edu/


Santa Barbara Business College is one of the oldest colleges in California, founded in 1888 as a co-ed finishing college in Santa Barbara.[1] Santa Barbara Business College has expanded its program fields and campus locations. SBBCollege now has six campuses, including an online campus.

Accreditations[edit]

Santa Barbara Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award certificates, diplomas, associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees and master's degrees. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The vocational nursing program is at SBBCollege accredited by the State of California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

History[edit]

Santa Barbara Business College is one of the oldest colleges in California. Founded in 1888, the College educated area teachers and offered courses in banking, merchandising, shorthand, typing and business law.

Over the years, SBBCollege added new programs to meet the demands of emerging industries and expanded to five communities in Southern California. During the last part of the 20th century, the College added medical, legal and information technology programs. Recently, SBBCollege added bachelor's degrees in business administration, criminal justice and healthcare administration and an MBA program. The College also began serving international students with the addition of English as a Second Language programs and academic degree programs for international students. [2]

Locations[edit]

Santa Barbara Business College currently has campuses in the following California communities, including an online campus:

  • Santa Maria
    • 303 E Plaza Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454
    • Programs offered: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Technology, Vocational Nursing, and Medical Office Administration.
  • Bakersfield
    • 5300 California Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93304
    • Programs offered: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Technology, Medical Assisting, Vocational Nursing, and Medical Office Administration.
  • Ventura
    • 4839 Market Street, Ventura, CA 93003
    • Programs offered: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studes, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Technology, Medical Office Administration and Medical Assisting.
  • Rancho Mirage
    • 34-275 Monterey Avenue, Rancho Mirage, California 92270
    • Programs offered: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, Medical Assisting, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Technology, Vocational Nursing, and Medical Office Administration.
  • Online
    • Programs offered: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Technology, Early Childhood Education, and Medical Office Administration.

References[edit]

  1. ^ College web site:history
  2. ^ Reference Needed

External links[edit]

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