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College of Continuing and Professional Education

University Programs

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CCPE maintains a customer-focused market-driven approach to developing and delivering programs. As a result, the programs may change often to adapt to the training and educational needs of the marketplace. CCPE offers both professional development (non-credit) and credit programs, in many different subject areas. Whether the program is credit-bearing, or not for university credit, CCPE strives to provide the following features in every course:

  • Quality curriculum
  • Innovative and thoughtfully designed formats
  • Convenient days/times
  • Affordable fees and payment plan options
  • Fast, easy registration

In addition, CCPE provides companies, organizations, and government agencies with customized professional development programs for employees at their work site or at CSULB.

For a free catalog of the latest comprehensive program listings and descriptions, call the CCPE Customer Service Center 800/963-2250 or visit the web site

Following is just a sampling of the many types of programs offered by CCPE.

Professional Development Certificate Programs Offered

  • Lean Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Professional Meeting and Events Planning
  • Basic Applied Forensic Science and Crime Analysis
  • Engineering and Architectural AutoCAD
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • IT Project Management
  • Oracle Internet Applications Developer Specialist

Professional Designation Programs and Industry-Specific Exam Prep Programs

  • Global Logistics Specialist
  • The SHRM Learning System (PHR/SPHR exam prep)

On-line Programs

  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • Finance
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Managing Technical Professionals
  • Fundamentals of Supervision Management
  • Business Administration
  • Database Management
  • Grant Writing and Non-Profit Management
  • Career and Personal Enrichment
  • Languages

Degrees Offered

Degree programs offered by CCPE are in partnership with other CSULB colleges.

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Option: International Business (Singapore)
  • Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders
  • Master of Arts in Global Logistics
  • Master of Arts in Kinesiology, Option: Sport Management
  • Master of Arts in Kinesiology, Option: Pedagogy
  • Master of Business Administration (Fully Employed MBA for Working Adults)
  • Master of Business Administration (Accelerated)
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Health Care Administration (Accelerated)
  • Master of Science in Mathematics: Option in Applied Statistics (Accelerated)
  • Master of Social Work

Credit Certificates Offered

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Applied Statistics

The American Language Institute

The American Language Institute provides English as a Second Language instruction to international students. ALI offerings include long-term and short-term programs, and credit and non-credit courses. Programs offered through the ALI include the Intensive English Program, a non-credit program offered year-round, 3 sessions per year, in which students are in class up to 25 hours per week.

Open University

Open University provides an opportunity for those people who are not currently admitted to and/or registered at CSULB to enroll in most courses offered by the university. Enrollment is on a space-available basis, and subject to approval of the instructor and department chair. Students receive Open University Special Sessions credit. For more information, call the CCPE Customer Service Center at 800/963-2250.

  • Centers/Consortiums
  • Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT)
  • Southern California Process Improvement Network (SPIN)

College Facilities

  • Full service video and multimedia production facility located on campus, including a 2200 square-foot studio, featuring the leading computer animation software
  • Computer labs both on and off campus
  • Executive conference and training rooms

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are a permanent record of attendance in professional development (non-credit) programs. They are provided by The American Council on Education (ACE) and administered through CCPE. CEUs can enhance ones resume and provide another opportunity to showcase a commitment to professional development. CEUs for specific professions are also available.