About Us

30 years of experience

Founded in 1989

Los Angeles Pacific College (LAPC), 3325 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90010, was incorporated in 1993. Since 2004, the institution has been an S Corporation and operating under the legal name, Los Angeles Pacific College. 

LAPC received approval to operate as a degree-granting institution under the California State Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) pursuant to Section 94900 of California Education Code. This institution is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.

Los Angeles Pacific College welcomes all of our students who come from diverse and unique backgrounds. Our students represent many different cultures; for this reason, LAPC has embraced the institutional pedagogy, or art of teaching, of multicultural education.

We strive to develop the personal growth and professional potential of each of our students by incorporating work ethics into the curriculum. LAPC aims to create and uphold a culture of work ethics for staff, faculty, and students alike. 

Through our programs of study, students are prepared for gainful employment in various fields including business data processing, accounting, computer graphic design, web design, and computer information technology.

In addition, we aim to broaden our students’ horizons, resulting in career growth and job security. For students studying ESL, we assist in providing the necessary tools to develop proficiency in English and the opportunities to experience and learn about American culture

Mission Statement

Los Angeles Pacific College serves the community by providing equal access to quality vocational education and technical training to students with ongoing support services for them to successfully complete their program in order to gain the credentials and necessary skills to be hired in a qualified, entry-level position. Through a cooperative effort by the faculty, staff, and administration, students learn the importance of work ethics and work habits, which are essential in having continued career success and financial security.

ESL PROGRAM MISSION

The mission of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program at LAPC is to serve the domestic and international community as a postsecondary, intensive ESL Program which offers the development of English communication skills,  enrichment of cultural awareness, and preparation for those seeking higher education.

 

Vision Statement

We envision a campus community that is rooted in dignity, where each person has inherent value and is treated with respect. Through our belief in equity, diversity, and inclusion, our mission to educate and serve the community can be fulfilled by providing equitable and accessible training to develop skilled and ethical workers who become successful members of the workforce. 

 

Our contributions to the state and local workforce keep the local economy strong and competitive while providing the individual worker with a career and financial security. Anyone admitted to our institution is given every chance to succeed in their course of study and move forward to a better life with ongoing support from student services and academic counseling. 

 

Objectives

The objective of LAPC, shared by all members of the staff and faculty, is to fulfill our mission of providing quality education and technical training. Their success means they receive the credential and necessary skills to have career success and financial security. To succeed, we take action on our vision and core values. Most importantly, the core of all of our values is “Student Support and Success” to assist the student in achieving their academic and career goals. In short, “The student drives our every action.”

Core Values

  • Student Support and Success – We are here to support the student in reaching their academic and career goals on the path to professional success and financial security. The student drives our every action.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Diversity is a condition for excellence; equity is a right for all persons; and, inclusion is a just expectation for all our students in our programs.
  • Openness and Tolerance – We do not exclude. We include by embracing differences in culture, gender, and/or sexual orientation.
  • Quality Education and Accessible Training – We provide our students with an engaging teaching and learning experience through active participation easing and fostering their transition into the American and global workforce.
  • Distinguished Services – We support our students to complete their program and competitive job placement with our student services and academic counseling throughout and after their program of study. Their success is our success.
  • Community of Excellence – Our students learn good work habits and ethics because we lead by example.
  • Civic Duty – We are responsible for providing the public with well-educated and skilled workers that will contribute to growth of our local, regional, and global communities.
  • Inherent Respect – We believe all persons deserve an inherent respect and should be treated as such. We foster a culture of respect for each and every member of our campus community.
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