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The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University center is a unique district facility whose partner universities provide credentials, Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees right here in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Over 4,168 students have graduated from programs offered by the University Center partners.

There are four partner universities currently in the University Center

     1.  University of LaVerne
     2.  National University
     3. Arizona State University
     4. CSU Dominguez Hills - Coming Soon!

There are 24 degree programs
     *   11 Bachelor's degrees
     *   9 Master's degrees
     *   2 Master's degrees with Credentials
     *   1  Credential program
     *   1 Doctorate program    

Scroll down to view all University Center partner institutions, and click on the program information link to visit their Web sites.


National University

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Ryan McGill-- Center Director, 
(818) 932-2461

Schedule an appointment today!



Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Science Clinical Lab Science

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
Information coming soon

Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies

Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis

Master of Criminal Justice

University of LaVerne

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Dr. Susan Lomeli, Director 
(818) 295-6504

Esther Rivera
Admissions Counselor, All Programs
(714) 505-6939

Sam Ketenjian, Administrative Assistant II 
(661) 362-5876

Business Programs and Educational Studies Program

Deanna Williams, Academic Advisor III   
(661) 288-4434
Program: Undergraduate and Graduate Business Programs

Accounting and Child Development Programs

Annette Boghokian, Academic Advisor
(818) 295-6505

Teaching Credentials and Educational Counseling

Judy Henson
(909) 448-4992



Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies

Bachelor of Science in Child Development

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management

Master of Business Administration for Experienced Professionals (MBAX)

Master of Science in Special Education Studies

Master of Science in Educational Counseling with concentration in School Based Family Counseling

Master of Science in Leadership Management

Master of Science in Educational Counseling with Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Doctoral Program in Organizational Leadership

Master of Arts:Teaching with the Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

Master of Arts: Teaching with the Single Subject Teaching Credential

Credential -- Mild-Moderate Education Specialist Preliminary Credential

Arizona State

Arizona State University

Coming Soon!

CSU Dominguez Hills


Coming Soon!

Advanced Safety and Health Certificate
More information will be available soon!


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Gina Peterson, TEACH Program Coordinator, 661-362-3731

Program Information: If you are interested in becoming a teacher, the TEACH Program at College of the Canyons is here to guide you along your pathway. TEACH is a specialized support system designed to prepare the next generation of future educators. TEACH offers academic and career advisement, career exploration, and contextualized learning opportunities. TEACH advisors are available to assist with scholarships and job placement, networking with industry leaders, and mapping out individualized plans for a rewarding career as a teacher. TEACH provides a variety of FREE teacher preparation services and resources including:

  • Career exploration and Fieldwork opportunities in a classroom setting (TK-K and Community College)
  • Professional development workshops and conferences
  • Test-prep workshops for CBEST / CSET / RICA
  • Support with applying for a California Teacher Permit
  • Opportunities to volunteer at COC and in the Santa Clarita Community Opportunities to volunteer at COC and in the Santa Clarita Community
  • Academic Advisement: Degree and Certificate options; CSU / UC Transfers; Credential pathways

Who does the TEACH Program Serve? There is a significant teacher shortage in California and TEACH provides services to high school and college students, as well as community members who want to teach.