About the PocketEd Program

Coastlineā€™s Mobile PocketEd Program is designed for students who need a portable education, flexible course schedule and year-round start dates. Mobile PocketEd courses are perfect for those students who have little to no Internet access.

With eleven 12-week terms per year, the Mobile PocketEd Program provides deployed students an opportunity to earn degrees without a break in education. Students complete courses as quickly as schedules allow, and progress rapidly toward degrees.

These independent study courses are designed for well-organized, experienced students. Students new to Coastline are asked to complete at least one college-level course before enrolling in PocketEd. 

For more information regarding the Mobile PocketEd Program, please contact CCCMobile@coastline.edu or (714) 241-6326 x16634.


Course Delivery

Mobile PocketEd courses are designed to be completed in 12 weeks and start the first of every month, except for January.

View Steps to Register for registration dates.

All courses are delivered on a 8GB microSD Flash Memory Card (standard adapter included) providing the syllabus, reading assignments, and lessons.


In order to complete a Mobile PocketEd course, you will need access to one of the following devices:

  • personal computer
  • laptop
  • personal handheld device 
  • card reader that supports a microSD or standard SD storage disk 


If you do not have an electronic device that supports an SD storage disk, send an email to CCCMobile@coastline.edu and ask about our PDA Loan Device Program.


All assignments are paper based and students work on assignments at their own pace, within the 12-week schedule.


All Mobile courses require a proctor to administer course exams. A proctor is an individual who administers and supervises the student while they are taking the exam. The proctor's function is to ensure the integrity and security of the exam in a secure environment. It will be the student's responsibility to identify a test proctor.

For a list of approved proctors, review Steps to Register, Step 4

Course Material

Students are required to purchase a course packet, which includes a course SDCard and textbook, prior to the course start date. Once you receive your course materials you may begin working on your course assignments. Your proctor should receive your exam packet prior to the course start date.

Course packets and textbooks can be purchased through MBS

Students should order early to avoid the rush. The MBS Virtual Bookstore will ship to APO/FPO addresses, but UPS ground is available for the continental U.S. Students pay online at the MBS Virtual Bookstore with debit/credit cards.

Available Courses

Current available courses 

Each Mobile PocketEd course has a designated instructor that students may contact when they have questions pertaining to course content or for assignment assistance. For technical issues or extensions, students may contact CCCMobile@coastline.edu or (714) 241-6326 x16634.

Steps to Register

A few steps must be completed in order to register for a Mobile PocketEd course. To view each step and to process your enrollment, visit Apply and Register.

Dropping a Course

If you need to drop your Mobile PocketEd course, please review the drop policy.

A student who has officially registered assumes full responsibility for completing each course in which she or he has registered. If a course drop/withdrawal is necessary, it is the student's responsibility to do so by completing the online PocketEd Drop Request Form.