Power Outage - Chula Vista Operations Canceled

All classes, appointments & services at the Chula Vista campus are canceled today, Monday 4/22, to resolve issues caused by the power outage.

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HEC National City Programs

In addition to the wide range of for-transfer general education classes we host at our facility, the HECNC is also the home of Southwestern College's Dental Hygiene, Medical Lab Tech, and Medical Assisting programs. All three of our programs are accredited or certified by their respective fields. If you're looking for quality courses to kickstart your medical career, we here at HECNC welcome you!

Below is a listing of degree and certificate programs offered at the Higher Education Center at National City. For a complete list of all Southwestern College programs, follow this link.


Associate Degree(s) Available
Certificate(s) Available

Dental Hygiene

Associate Degree(s) Available

Medical Assistant-Administrative & Clinical

Associate Degree(s) Available Certificate(s) Available

Medical Laboratory Technician

Associate Degree(s) Available