Welcome to Modesto Junior College!
Welcome to Modesto Junior College! For the last 100 years, MJC has served the communities in and around Stanislaus county. Whether your goal is to earn an associate degree and transfer to a four-year institution, refresh your skills, or earn a new skill to improve your employability, MJC has a number of options for you. We are continuously improving our programs and services to suit the need of our students, potential employers and the community.
Navigating college can be challenging. Whether you are a first-generation college student, or returning to the campus after a hiatus, our helpful staff can always guide you to the program of your choice. MJC boasts of a robust campus life that has many opportunities to connect with fellow students and develop a sense of belonging. Most importantly, our friendly faculty, staff, and administrators who are always willing to help you find your niche at MJC and make it call your home.
The global pandemic for the last year has re-emphasized that a college education is key to be successful and be gainfully employed in the modern economy. Many of the traditional jobs are becoming obsolete and emerging jobs often require experience and expertise in advanced technology. In the emerging economy, a college education is expected to increase earning, reduce possibility of unemployment, and lead to greater job satisfaction. You are at the right place at the right time as businesses and industries are looking for qualified applicants in a variety of fields.
I congratulate you on your decision to come to MJC to pursue your dreams. I assure you that this is the beginning of a lifelong relationship – you will cultivate friendships that will last a lifetime, experience a sense of belongingness, and find the success you deserve. I look forward to seeing you on campus.
Santanu Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.