Empire College

At Empire College, we offer the career training you need to be successful.

Welcome to Empire College in Santa Rosa, California

At Empire College, students do more than memorize facts from a textbook – they learn how to apply it in a variety of practical, hands-on experiences. Our School of Business offers career training programs for today’s in-demand careers, partnering with the area’s top employers to ensure graduates acquire marketable job skills in the shortest time possible. Explore our site, and get to know what Empire College has in store for you.

Empire College is located in Santa Rosa, California, which is just one hour north of the San Francisco Bay Area in the heart of the wine-growing region of Sonoma County. Call 1-877-395-8535 to schedule a campus visit today.

Interested in a career in IT? Listen to our Director of Information Technology discuss the cybersecurity job outlook in the North Bay Business Journal

School of Business Programs

Over the past 58 years, Empire College School of Business has produced thousands of successful graduates with employable job skills. We offer affordable courses and career training focused on giving you the tools you will need to succeed in your career in as few as 6 to 18 months.

School of Law Programs

Empire College School of Law offers two intensive, high-quality programs: a Juris Doctor and a Master of Legal Studies. Both programs are available in the evening so that our students may complete their education while attending to family and professional matters as they pursue a law degree.

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My boyfriend went to Empire College and majored in I.T. He told me to check out the college, and when I did, I knew that Empire was the school for me.

Haley Cleveland

Business Graduate, A/P Accounting Clerk, Dasco Inc.

One of the things that I appreciate about going to Empire College was that the training was so hands-on.

Yesenia Avalos

Medical Assistant Coordinator, West County Health Centers

Walking across the graduation stage already employed with a full-time job was very gratifying.

Nancy Clark

Paralegal, Galanti & Copenhaver, Inc.

I had a lot of friends go through Empire who had a great experience. If you want a solid IT foundation to get out in the workforce, it’s the place to be.

Blake Buchanan

Service Desk Analyst, Davita Medical Group