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Bakersfield Campus

Career Training at SJVC’s Bakersfield Campus

201 New Stine Road
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Phone: (661) 834-0126

Serving Bakersfield-area students since 1982, SJVC’s Bakersfield campus offers accelerated career training programs for students interested in the medical, dental, business, criminal justice, industrial or trades fields. Employers and students between Visalia and Santa Clarita rely on our campus for their educational needs.

SJVC provides hands-on training so students learn the skills they will use in their professional careers.

Career Training in Bakersfield

SJVC’s Bakersfield campus offers hands-on career training to students in Central California. Class sizes are small and class schedules are flexible.

We focus on career training and education and have a dedicated Career Services staff that is focused on helping students find career opportunities when they graduate.

SJVC Bakersfield works to promote the personal, academic and professional success of all its students. Our campus provides opportunities for our students to develop critical thinking, career skills and professionalism all in an excellent classroom setting that is designed to mimic real-life scenarios. All of our programs incorporate hands-on assignments and projects which are vital for vocational-based learning. Our skilled faculty are experienced teachers who know how to engage students with individualized, personal instruction.

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About the Area

The Bakersfield campus is conveniently located off the Stockdale Highway, meaning there’s plenty to do and see nearby.

We’re across the street from Stockdale Village Shopping Center, and there are quick bites like local favorite In-n-Out and Chipotle, but also sit-down options nearby. Whether you just want to run a few errands between classes or you’re looking to blow off steam before hitting the books, there are lots of local options near our Bakersfield campus. Our convenient campus is also not far from Valley Plaza Mall and its premier dining and shopping.

Our central location makes it easy for our students from Bakersfield and beyond to access our classes and community.


The campus is conveniently located near state routes 58 and 99, making driving easy. We are also located near the route 47 bus stop at New Stein Rd. and Stockdale.

Programs Offered at Our Bakersfield Campus

Medical and Dental Programs

If you’re interested in a career in health care, Bakersfield’s campus has the training and education you need. With programs ranging from Dental Assisting to Veterinary Assistant, we have medical fields for all interests.

Our students find fulfilling careers in the health care industry after our hands-on job training and education.

Business and Criminal Justice Programs

If you’re interested in a career in business or criminal justice, SJVC’s Bakersfield campus has programs to help you. Students who study Business Office Administration learn the basic elements of HR, marketing, customer service and social media for business.

Students in the Criminal Justice: Corrections program receive training in criminal law, report writing, institutional corrections, physical agility and defensive tactics. Many graduates of the corrections program start work as security guards before pursuing a career in corrections facilities.

Get the career training you need for year-round careers in HVAC and refrigeration maintenance or industrial maintenance. Our first-hand training prepares you for a fulfilling career in the trades and industrial fields.

Student Life at SJVC Bakersfield

SJVC prepares you for a career you love in less time than it takes to pursue a traditional two- or four-year degree, but you don’t have to give up on student life and enrichment. Our Bakersfield campus has a history of partnering with local organizations to support the community.

As a new student, you’ll quickly learn that SJVC Bakersfield is not a college where you feel like another face in the crowd. Our small class sizes and commitment to providing students with one-on-one attention support the family-like atmosphere at our Central California campus.

Skilled faculty such as Terrance Verdun, who teaches General Education and Business Office Administration, work to make students feel individual attention. Our committed faculty like Verdun work daily to prepare you for a career you want.

Get Ready for Your Career at SJVC Bakersfield

Request information today and you will hear from SJVC Bakersfield shortly. We know it’s tough to choose the right career college for you. Our advisor will answer your questions, help determine what program suits you best and work with you to determine if SJVC will be a good fit.

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