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Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa

If your passion is public service or public health, the Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa offers many of these popular academic and career pathways. Here, you can enroll in courses that focus on healthcare, public safety, international business, community development, and transfer studies.

Academic Programs at HEC Otay Mesa

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We offer over 170 courses, but we also host the following signature academic programs:

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Course Schedule

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Financial Aid

Take advantage of the financial aid awards you may qualify for.

Student Services

Access Admissions & Records, Assessment, Financial Aid, and more, right on the Otay Mesa campus!


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