Approved PCA Courses

Back to College Courses Approved to Meet the PCA Minimum Education Requirements
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DPR's list of college courses that are currently approved to meet the PCA minimum education requirements.

Resources for Students and College Professors

  • PCA License Presentation, PDF (3.4 mb) Assists students and college professors with navigating the PCA license minimum education requirements and course approval process.

University of California

University of California, Davis


California State University

Cal Poly State University, Pomona

Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo

California State University, Channel Islands

California State University, Chico

California State University, Fresno

California State University, Humboldt


California State University, Stanislaus


California Community Colleges

Community colleges are listed by district. To find out which district a community college belongs to please visit the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office website, PDF.

Allan Hancock Joint Community College District

Butte-Glenn Community College District

College of the Sequoias Community College District

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District

Hartnell Community College District

Kern Community College District

Los Rios Community College District

Merced Community College District

MiraCosta Community College District

Mt. San Antonio Community College District

Napa Valley Community College District

Peralta Community College District

Santa Barbara Community College District

Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District

Sonoma County Junior College District

State Center Community College District

West Hills Community College District

Yosemite Community College District

Yuba Community College District


Online Courses


If you are a first time PCA applicant, or university or college staff member and have questions about the PCA application process, or have questions about the minimum education course requirements or how to get a course approved by DPR, please contact us at: PCAmail@cdpr.ca.gov.