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Degrees and Certificates -Tillamook Bay Community College

Degrees and Programs

TBCC offers a variety of certificates and degrees that can help lead to family wage jobs and advancement in a variety of fields. Certificates take fewer credit hours to complete and Associate degrees can be completed in two years if attending full-time in most cases. Sometimes you know the field you want to study and other times you may need a little help getting started. If you are trying to figure out what you would like to do, we are here to help. A Career Education Advisor has resources to help you learn about careers and decide what degree or certificate program is right for you.

Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Online Degree
Business Administration
Manufacturing & Industrial Technology
Associate of General Studies
Associate of Science
Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer
Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer - Education
Associate of Science Oregon Transfer
Associate of Science in Forestry
Oregon Transfer Module
Healthcare Programs and Partnerships
Animal Science
Agricultural Science
Natural Resources

Partnerships in Healthcare Options

TBCC has developed partnerships with several colleges and Tillamook Regional Medical Center to provide training for several healthcare occupations in Tillamook County. These certificates and degrees are granted by partner colleges, but TBCC offers program prerequisites, general education requirements, related coursework, and sometimes program courses. Program information including degree requirements is available on the partner college website. To learn more please speak with a Career Education Advisor on our student services team

Diagnostic Imaging AAS Degree: Linn-Benton Community College

Medical Laboratory Technology AAS Degree: Portland Community College

Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS Degree: Linn-Benton Community College

Pharmacy Technician Certificate: Central Oregon Community College

Nursing AAS Degree: Oregon Coast Community College

Tillamook Bay Community College has developed a partnership with Oregon Coast Community College and Tillamook Regional Medical Center to provide training for skilled Registered Nurses in Tillamook County. This degree is granted by Oregon Coast Community College (in consortium with Portland Community College). TBCC offers program prerequisites, general education and nursing related coursework. All Nursing (NUR) classes are offered by Oregon Coast Community College and livestreamed through Zoom technology at TBCC’s main campus. Students must be admitted to the OCCC Nursing program (Tillamook cohort) through a competitive entry process.



Watch the Health Occupation Career Pathway Video

Career Pathways

A Career Pathway is a series of connected education and training opportunities with student support services that enable individuals to secure a job or advance in a field that is high wage and high demand. Career Pathways Roadmaps provide students, advisors and counselors, returning students, and the community with a visual tool that shows options and opportunities and helps them make choices as they design their education and career plans. Each Roadmap includes common information elements and follows standards so that all Roadmaps have a similar look across the State of Oregon.  Roadmaps are included in the on the degree page for the program you are interested in. 


Whether you choose to attend full-time or part-time, we can help you chart a course to success.

A TBCC Career Education Advisor can help you create an academic plan that will keep you on track to reach your goal no matter whether you are seeking to earn transfer credits to apply to a four-year degree at a university, preparing to enter the workforce or simply taking courses specific to the skills you are trying to obtain to advance in your current career.