Manufacturing Program - Fall Enrollment April 26th, acquire new skills!

  • Advanced Technology at Alisal Campus

    Advanced Technology at Alisal Campus

    Center students are trained for entry into Residential, Commercial, Industrial or Heavy Civil construction, a truly unique offering for any College. In addition to excellent curriculum which integrates “green” materials, processes and philosophy, much of the training is hands on, project...

  • Advanced Technology at Alisal Campus

    Advanced Technology at Alisal Campus

    Construction at Alisal continues with the 2014 opening of the Technical Training Building.

    "The opening of the TTB represents a commitment from Hartnell College to deliver career technical education for high demand, good paying jobs," commented Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard...

  • Agriculture Institute

    Agriculture Institute

    Many companies and public agencies offer excellent pay and career benefits for Hartnell graduates with the skills that that you'll learn through the Agricultural Business and Technology Institute. Check out our six areas of study; Ag Business, Ag production, Ag Technology, Food Safety,...

  • Design & Construction

    Design & Construction

    Guided by the Construction Task Force and over 50 industry partners working on three Employer Advisory Groups, the Center is focused on developing skilled and environmentally savvy graduates who will become our Next Generation of American Builders.

    Through promotion of both...

  • Transportation Technology

    Transportation Technology

    Students who become skilled in Transportation Technology  are in demand by companies in agriculture, construction and transportation segments of the local economy. Students are encouraged to gain experience while attending classes by taking a part time job or internship with a local...

  • Computer Sciences

    Computer Sciences

    There actually are more computing jobs than qualified people to fill them in the United States. U.S. IT employment was 17% higher in 2004 than in 1999. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says computing has the greatest potential for new jobs through 2016. Yes, some IT jobs have gone overseas....

Advanced Technology at Hartnell is growing with new programs and a new building.  Come.  Explore the possibilities where technology meets your world.  Learn new skills.  Achieve a certificate.  Earn an associate of science degree.  Prepare to transfer to a four year institution.   Hartnell College’s Center for Advanced Technology provides rigorous, relevant education through expanding partnerships with local industry and our community. 

Hartnell’s Alisal Campus is a state-of-the-art campus rebuilt in 2006 at the request and support of industry.  The campus features smart classrooms, conference rooms, clean/dirty classroom laboratories, computer laboratories, and numerous hands-on technical shops dedicated to agriculture related trades all of which contribute to the overall food safety culture in production, handling, storage, and transportation agribusinesses. Adjacent to the campus are both the UCDavis Cooperative Extension and an USDA-ARS Laboratory.  

Over 200 agribusiness employees and entrepreneurs generously volunteer their time and expertise to help guide the Ag Institute and each of the core programs within the Center for Advanced Technology.  Their input is vital to Hartnell offering the curriculum, internships, and skills necessary to employment in or running a business in Monterey County.  

Surrounding the Alisal Campus within a 60 minute radius is the core of the $4 billion leafy greens and fresh fruit/vegetable produce industry which offers a plethora of opportunities for guest speakers, adjunct faculty, classroom field trips, and internships.  Instruction is held at the Hartnell Alisal Campus, the Hartnell King City Education Center, and numerous local sites (e.g. King City, Soledad, Rancho Cielo).

Enroll TODAY! And Apply for Admission Online 


For admission questions: 
Contact our Enrollment Service Specialist Anely Meneses 
Direct: 831-759-6093 

Address: 1752 E Alisal  Salinas Ca, 93905  Google Map Directions

Who To Contact

  • Clint Cowden
    Dean of Career Technical Education & Workforce Development
    Phone: 831-755-6965
    Building: Hartnell College Alisal Campus
    Office: AC-A103
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
  • Anely Meneses
    Phone: 755-7960
    Building: Alisal Campus - Building A
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
  • Sharon Albert
    Assistant Dean of Career Technical Education & Workforce Development
    Phone: 831-755-6960
    Building: Hartnell College Alisal Campus
    Office: AC-103
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
  • Maria DeLeon
    Phone: 755-7985
    Building: Alisal Campus - Building A
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905