Program Campus Offered Program Length Application required? Applications accepted

Medical Assisting

San Luis Obispo

1 semester
(18 weeks)

San Luis Obispo

North County
(Paso Robles)

1 semester
(18 weeks)




San Luis Obispo

3 semesters YES
Psych Tech Program Application Information

January, May and September


For information on how to become a student at Cuesta, priority registration status, or the registration process, contact Janice Petrie (805) 592-9343.

For questions about the program prerequisites, student education plans, degrees, or transferring to/from Cuesta, contact Carol Hurd (805) 592-9827 or Cindy Stever (805) 592-9922. Both counselors are also available for appointments through the online scheduling portal for a 15-minute drop-in or a 45-minute full planning appointment (select "Nursing and Allied Health students" in the list of appointment types.

For specific information on Cuesta's Psychiatric Technician program, please contact the Psych Tech program office at the Department of State Hospitals, Atascadero at: (805) 468-3175. 

For other information on Cuesta's Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy programs, please contact the Allied Health Program Specialist at: (805) 592-9283.