Explore DVC Online

Looking to launch or advance your career while learning in a flexible and innovative environment?

DVC offers partially and fully online courses to help you meet your goals! Take short term, full term, and cybersession courses with us online and finish faster.

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Online Degrees and Certificates

Change your life with an online degree and/or certificate! Courses are taught by DVC instructors with specialized training in online instruction. Explore our growing number of fully online programs and majors:

Administration of Justice
  • Associate of Science* - Administration of Justice
  • Associate of Science for Transfer* - Administration of Justice
  • Certificate of Achievement - Administration of Justice
  • Certificate of Completion:
    • Community Relations Specialist
    • Correctional Specialist
    • Criminal Law Specialist
    • Juvenile Counseling

Learn more about our administration of justice program and career opportunities.

Art Digital Media
  • Certificate of Achievement:
    • Graphic Design
    • Web Design

Learn more about our art digital media program and career opportunities.

  • Associate of Science*:
    • Business
    • Accounting
  • Associate of Arts for Transfer* - Business
  • Certificate of Achievement:
    • Advanced Accounting
    • Advanced General Business
    • Bookkeeping
    • Business - Transfer
    • Business Marketing
    • Digital Marketing
    • General Accounting
    • General Business
    • Management and Leadership Studies
    • Office Professional
    • Real Estate
    • Small Business Management / Entrepreneurship
    • Wealth Management
  • Certificate of Completion:
    • Business Essentials
    • Office Professional Essentials

Learn more about our business program and career opportunities.

Computer Information Systems
  • Associate of Science* - Computer Information Systems
  • Certificate of Achievement:
    • CORE
    • Database Management
    • Project Management
    • Web Graphics
    • Web Technology
  • Certificate of Completion:
    • Database Management
    • Microsoft Windows Systems Administration
    • Project Management
    • Web Graphics
    • Web Technology

Learn more about our computer information systems program and career opportunities.

Computer Networking Technology
  • Certificate of Achievement:
    • Network Cybersecurity
    • Network Technology Fundamentals

Learn more about our computer networking technology program and career opportunities.

Computer Science
  • Associate of Science* - Computer Science
  • Certificate of Achievement:
    • Advanced C++ Programming
    • Mobile and Enterprise Java Programming
    • Program Design
    • Computer User Support

Learn more about our computer science program and career opportunities.

Early Childhood Education

Certificate of Achievement - Associate Teacher

Learn more about our early childhood education program and career opportunities.

  • Associate of Arts* - Geography
  • Certificate of Completion - Geographic Information Systems/Global Positioning System

Learn more about our geography program and career opportunities.


Associate of Arts for Transfer* - History

Learn more about our history program and career opportunities.


PACE is a program designed to support working adult, transfer students to complete their educational goals.

Learn more about our PACE program.

*Note: AA and AA-T degrees require additional GE courses, many of which can be completed fully or partially online.

Is the DVC program you are interested in not yet fully online? Explore all our courses, certificates, and degrees across five unique interest areas. Many can be partially completed online.

Need more fully online options? Our partnership with the California Virtual Campus makes it easy to find and register for online courses offered at other California Community Colleges while enrolled at DVC. Select Diablo Valley College as your home college and search for online courses through the CVC Exchange.

Technology Support

DVC students are provided the latest technologies to ensure success with online learning. You'll have free access to Microsoft Office, Zoom, Canvas, LinkedIn Learning, Handshake, and more! New to online learning? Online learning training, tech help, and tech loans are available to help.

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Class Types

Many students take a mix of on campus, fully online, and partially online classes at DVC. Learn more about our class formats:

This video was made by DVC students in our Art Digital Media and FTVE program! Text-based descriptions of class formats are also available.