Thank you for your interest in the Computer Science Division at West Los Angeles College, an ACCJC accredited community college with an award-winning online degree program.

We offer Certificate and Associate Degree paths designed for students who want to get to work quickly or advance on the job. We also prepare students to transfer to competitive 4-year universities.


TRACKS include: Computer Science, Business Applications & Database Management, Computer Network and Security Management, Web Development & Administration and Legal Secretary.

PREP FOR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS include: Amazon Web Services (AWS); Apple Care Administrator; Cisco Network; CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+; Microsoft Network; Oracle Database.

CLASS NAMES UPDATE: Computer Science Info Tech classes are now listed in the schedule as CIS = Computer Information Systems; CS = Computer Science MIT = Manufacturing & Industrial Technology. "CO SCI" is no longer used... see the CS/CIS course realignment list

Our Alumni

CERTIFICATION: Darrin was ready to work in less than a year

ASSOCIATE DEGREE: Eduardo got a better job and a raise

UNIVERITY TRANSFER: Allison transferred to top ranked UC Irvine to complete her Bachelor's and saved thousands of dollars


As a publically funded college, West has tuition among the lowest in the nation.

  • CA Residents: $46 / unit (most classes are 3 units)
    CA Residents of any age who are first-time freshmen may qualify for the $0 TUITION PROMISE PROGRAM and/or fee waivers, as well as other financial aid available after filing the FAFSA
  • Out-of-State Residents: $282 / unit (most classes are 3 units)
    Out-of-state students may qualify for grants and other financial aid after submitting the FAFSA. Additionally, many West classes use $0 cost online textbooks and materials.

Full schedule of Tuition & Fees


Anna Chiang
Computer Science & Application Division Chair