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ICOHS College in San Diego is a non-profit school that offers an Associate Degree in Information Technology. We also provide certifications in Massage Therapy, Holistic Health, Cyber Security, and IT Systems Administration.

Next Session Application Deadline:
July 15th

Apply for a $3,000 scholarship towards your tuition.

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We have decades of study, professional experience and academic innovation invested in providing the courses you need to succeed. We value your well-being and want to build strong connections with you. Our goal is to provide you with a great experience that includes academic success, self-discovery, and enjoyment. Many benefits come with getting a vocational education, including:

Hands-on Learning
Small Class Size
Flexible Schedule
Highly Qualified Faculty
Lifelong Job Placement Assistance
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Associate Degree in IT

Associate Degree in Information Technology

HYBRID (IN-PERSON & ONLINE) AND FULLY ONLINE PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

Learn how to install and manage network operating systems. Troubleshoot client and server computer hardware and software. Handle different types of directory services. Monitor network event logs to resolve issues.

Certification focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Server+
  • Cisco CCNA
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Cyber Security Specialist

Cyber Security Specialist

HYBRID (IN-PERSON & ONLINE) AND FULLY ONLINE PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

ICOHS College will prepare each student with advanced training in cyber threats, information assurance, and digital crime investigation.

Certification Focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA PenTest+
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • CompTIA CySA+
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Associate Degree in Information Technology

HYBRID (IN-PERSON & ONLINE) AND FULLY ONLINE PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

Learn how to install and manage network operating systems. Troubleshoot client and server computer hardware and software. Handle different types of directory services. Monitor network event logs to resolve issues.

Certification focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Server+
  • Cisco CCNA
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Cyber Security Specialist

HYBRID (IN-PERSON & ONLINE) AND FULLY ONLINE PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

ICOHS College will prepare each student with advanced training in cyber threats, information assurance, and digital crime investigation.

Certification Focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA PenTest+
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • CompTIA CySA+
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IT Network Specialist

HYBRID (IN-PERSON & ONLINE) AND FULLY ONLINE PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

The IT network specialist program covers four popular and high-demand IT certifications, from basic to advanced skills.

Certifications Focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco CCNA
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IT Systems Administrator

HYBRID (IN-PERSON & ONLINE) AND FULLY ONLINE PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

ICOHS College helps students learn how to install, manage, and fix software in today’s competitive job market. We assist students in acquiring these skills. These skills are necessary for working with software in today’s market.

Certifications Focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Server+
  • CompTIA Security+
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Professional Massage Therapist

HYBRID PROGRAM OFFERING IN-PERSON HANDS ON LABS AND ONLINE COURSEWORK.

The Professional Massage Therapist program helps you become a licensed Massage Therapist by training both your mind and body. It also prepares you for the MBLEx exam. This is part of our holistic studies. We designed our curriculum to educate future massage therapists using an integrative model that combines Eastern and Western modalities.

Our curriculum educates future massage therapists by combining Eastern and Western modalities. It focuses on anatomy, physiology, pathology, and kinesiology. The curriculum also emphasizes core interpersonal skills, communication, and ethical foundations. These elements intend to enhance your professional performance.

Certification Focus:

  • Certified Massage Therapist, California Massage Therapy Council – CAMTC
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Holistic Health Practitioner

This program is currently In-Person only for all AM & PM classes.

Our program for Holistic Health Practitioners provides advanced training for the mind, body, and soul. You can specialize in Self Development, Holistic Massage, Trauma Care, Energy Medicine, and Clinical practice. Our curriculum is built upon our Professional Massage Therapy Program to better equip you to meet the needs of the Health & Wellness Field.

Certification Focus:

  • Holistic Health Practitioner, State of California
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IT Bootcamps

ICOHS College offers IT Bootcamps built to get you certified quickly and started in your new career.

CompTIA Test Prep

Prepare for several IT Certifications with CompTIA Test Preparation Courses at ICOHS College.

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Associate Degree in IT

Hybrid (In-person & Online) and Online Only program options available.

Learn about Installing and manage network operating systems, Installing and troubleshooting client and server computer hardware and software, Managing various types of directory services, and Monitoring network event logs for problem resolution.

Certification focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Server+
  • Cisco CCNA

Learn More

Cyber Security Specialist​

ONLINE, HYBRID, AND IN-PERSON CERTIFICATION PROGRAM OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE.

ICOHS College will prepare each student with advanced training in cyber threats, information assurance, and digital crime investigation.

Certification Focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA PenTest+
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • CompTIA CySA+

Learn More

IT Network Specialist​

HYBRID (IN-PERSON & ONLINE) AND ONLINE-ONLY PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE.​

From fundamentals to advanced skills, the IT network specialist program was designed to cover 4 of the most popular and high demand IT certifications.

Certifications Focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco CCNA

Learn More

IT Systems Administrator​

HYBRID (IN-PERSON & ONLINE) AND ONLINE ONLY PROGRAM OPTIONS AVAILABLE.

IT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
ICOHS College will prepare each student to develop the technical and professional skills needed to install, manage, and troubleshoot software in today’s market.

Certifications Focuses:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Server+
  • CompTIA Security+

Learn More

Professional Massage Therapist​

HYBRID PROGRAM OFFERING IN-PERSON HANDS ON LABS AND ONLINE COURSEWORK.​

As part of our holistic studies, the Professional Massage Therapist program trains your brain and your body to work as a licensed Massage Therapist preparing you for the MBLEx exam. Our curriculum is designed to educate future massage therapist through an integrative model with an East West blend of modalities built on anatomy, physiology, pathology, and kinesiology with concentrations in core interpersonal skills, communication, and ethical foundations to enhance your professional practice.

Certification Focus:

  • Certified Massage Therapist, California Massage Therapy Council – CAMTC

Learn More

Holistic Health Practitioner​

THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY IN-PERSON ONLY FOR ALL AM & PM CLASSES.​

Our Holistic Health Practitioner Program offers advanced training for mind, body, and soul, with concentrations in Self Development, Holistic Massage Applications and Assessments, Trauma Informed Care, Energy Medicine Modalities and Advanced Hands-On Clinicals. Our curriculum is built upon our Professional Massage Therapy Program to better equip you to meet the needs of the Health & Wellness Field.

Certification Focus:

  • Holistic Health Practitioner, State of California

Learn More

More Programs

IT Bootcamps

ICOHS College offers IT Bootcamps built to get you certified quickly and started in your new career.

Learn More

CompTIA Test Prep

Prepare for several IT Certifications with CompTIA Test Preparation Courses at ICOHS College.

Learn More

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The ICOHS Edge

All students receive comprehensive coursework in career management, self-care, and business development.

Our instructors provide close guidance, from the first day of class through the certification process. Our student services department also offers all students and alumni lifetime employment placement assistance.

ICOHS College is a Non-Profit Vocational Training School in Downtown San Diego

We offer Degree & Certificate Programs for IT, Holistic Health, and Massage Therapy.

Information Technology Student Successes​

Massage Therapy Student Successes

What our students think

Student Reviews

DeAnna Ponder
DeAnna Ponder
September 2023
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The first class I took at ICOHS was parasympathetic massage with Karen Heine Zlatic, a patient, kind holistic health practitioner/teacher. I now think of her as the mother of massage. She is a perfect introduction to this school. See More...
Monica Kelly
August 2023
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Thank you to all of the ICOHS family. Such amazing people, this place is where the journey begins and never ends.
Tericka Love
Tericka Love
September 2022
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I like this school! The staff is amazing and really take the time to help. -chatericka
Chatericka Miles
Chatericka Miles
April 2022
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I like this school! The staff is amazing and really take the time to help.
Darlene Ebbat
Darlene Ebbat
December 9, 2021
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From the moment I had my first interaction with a representative of the school til this day (months after I’ve graduated), ICOHS has always been a fun and welcoming environment to me. see more...
Kevin Miller
Kevin Miller
September 2, 2021
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Amazing and experienced staff! One of the most most beautiful college facilities I’ve ever been in. ICOHS College is the total package!
Dobby Parchment
Dobby Parchment
January 2024
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ICOHS is awesome. Very friendly and helpful in every way.
Kiana Ziadie
Kiana Ziadie
June 2024
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I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to ICOHS for all their support, especially in the financial department and admissions. They have been incredibly helpful throughout my journey here. I did a last-minute sign-up for a class See More...
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Frequently Asked Questions

Trade schools offer certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. In California, these programs can cost upwards of $30,000. However, prices will vary and more affordable options are available. Costs also depend on resident status. In-state tuition is significantly cheaper than the amount students from outside of California will pay.

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), bachelor’s degree programs can cost anywhere from $100,000 to $130,000. The price of attending a four-year public college was $24,869 during the 2018-2019 school year. A private for-profit institution costs just over $33,000 per year.

Technical colleges and trade schools charge just a fraction of the price. Students are able to leave these institutions without the amount of debt university students accrue. Flexible financial aid options are also available.

To receive an associate’s degree in the state of California, you must complete a minimum of 60 credits and maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Students must also complete at least 18 credits related to their chosen major.

Associate degrees are awarded after completing a two-year degree program. A minimum of 60 credits is needed to graduate. Part-time students will need more time to complete these requirements. Other students choose to condense their workload to graduate early or within one year.

IT certificates are widely available at trade schools and provide access to a number of desirable salaries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer and network system administrators earn an annual median pay of $84, 8100. Meanwhile, computer programmers can earn upwards of $89,190.

Other high-paying trade job roles include medical assistant, construction manager, elevator repairer, and electrical technician.

Most accredited trade schools are eligible for federal student aid. Applicants enrolled in programs that last longer than 15 weeks are generally eligible for all forms of federal student aid, including grants and student loans. The only form of federal financial assistance available to individuals pursuing programs any shorter than this is direct loans.
Eligibility for financial aid is established through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Continued financial aid eligibility is based on financial need and satisfactory academic progress. Once we have evaluated a family’s ability to contribute, ICOHS College offers a financial aid package that may include grants and loans. We are also GI Bill approved, meaning we offer special financing options for veterans, service members, or qualified family members.

Occupational education opportunities generally have more flexible requirements than typically university programs. Our general eligibility requirements are that you must have a high school diploma or a recognized equivalent such as a General Educational Development (GED) certificate.

Students who have completed their high school education through a homeschool program approved under state law are also welcome at our San Diego campus.

Private postsecondary education programs typically offer academic certifications and degrees to students who have completed all requirements for a specific trade or career. This process generally takes less time than the traditional undergraduate program, though it varies from state to state.
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