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Lompoc Valley Center (LVC)

LVC Services

To promote social distancing, the college is currently closed for in-person interactions. We are still available for all communication and services online. Please call or email during regular business hours for assistance. If leaving a voice mail, please leave your full name, student ID number and a detailed message. Calls will be returned within 24 hours or the next business day.


Lompoc Valley Center provides the following support services:

Admissions and Records
Cashier Services
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
Food Share Because We Care                                              

Financial Aid
Health Services
Learning Assistance Program (LAP)
Library Resources
Tutoring Assistance

Programs of Study

In addition to general education courses, different degree, certificate, academy, and training programs can be completed entirely at the Lompoc Valley Center.

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Lompoc Valley Center Degrees

  • Administration of Justice (A.S.)
  • Associate in Science in Administration of Justice for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Business Administration (A.A.)
  • Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer (AS-T)
  • Associate in Arts in Communication Studies for Transfer (AA-T)*
  • Associate in Arts in History for Transfer (AA-T)^
  • Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities (A.A., transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities (A.A., non-transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Math & Science (A.A., transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Math & Science (A.A., non-transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Social & Behavioral Sciences (A.A., transfer option)
  • Liberal Arts: Social & Behavioral Sciences (A.A., non-transfer option)
  • Associate in Arts in Political Science for Transfer (AA-T)^
  • Psychology (A.A.)
  • Social Science (A.A.)
  • Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer (AA-T)^
  • Speech Communication (A.A.)*

^pending department approval
*online courses may be required

Public Safety Degrees & Certificates

  • Emergency Medical Services (AS & Certificate)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Certificate)
  • Emergency Medical Services Academy (Certificate)
  • Emergency Medical Technician 1 (Basic) (Certificate)
  • EMT1 (Basic) Refresher (Certificate)
  • First Responder Update (Certificate)
  • Paramedic Training (Certificate)
  • Environmental Health & Safety (AS & Certificate)
  • Environmental Health & Safety Technician (Certificate)
  • Hazardous Materials General Site Worker (Certificate)
  • HAZWOPER Refresher 8-Hour (Certificate)
  • Fire Technology (AS & Certificate)
  • Firefighter Academy (Certificate)
  • Law Enforcement Training/Academy (Certificate)
  • Wildland Firefighting: Logistics, Finance, Planning (AS & Certificate)
  • Operations (AS & Certificate)
  • Prevention, Investigation, Prescribed Burning (AS & Certificate)

CSU and IGETC Certification

  • CSU General Education Requirements
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC)

Public Safety Training Complex

The Public Safety Training Complex is one of Allan Hancock College’s most prestigious Measure I-funded projects. It promises to change the future of public safety training in the region and across the state. The $37.9 million facility houses the college’s police, fire, emergency medical services, and environmental technology programs. The state-of-the-art complex includes a six-story fire tower, one-mile Emergency Vehicle Operations course, a ‘scenario’ village, shooting range, fitness track, obstacle course and much more.


Schedule a tour for the Lompoc Valley Center, including the Public Safety Training Complex.