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CSU Bakersfield Extended Education offers flexible graduate, undergraduate and professional development programs designed specifically for working adults in Bakersfield and around the world.
Courses are taught by some of the university’s most experienced teachers including CSUB faculty, who value the energy and experience of adult learners – and credentialed professionals, influencers who work day-to-day in the disciplines they teach.
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Designed for K-12 educators, this certificate will equip teachers to meet the Common Core requirements and enrich the learning experience of students.
Added Authorization, Reading & LiteracyLearn more
Hybrid bachelor’s degree in Communications offered in partnership with College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif.
B.A. in CommunicationsLearn more
Hybrid bachelor’s degree in Sociology offered in partnership with College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif.
B.A. in SociologyLearn more
Offered on our Antelope Valley Campus, this ad hoc program is for anyone interested in learning more about proper breastfeeding technique and teaching.
Certified Lactation EducatorLearn more
Our Computer Technician program teaches students the skills necessary to earn CompTIA A+ certification.
Computer Technician CertificateLearn more
Extended Education can customize a corporate training program for organizations of any size.
Corporate TrainingLearn more
On-campus certificate program that provides students with the professional counseling skills needed to help someone overcome an addiction.
Drug and Alcohol Studies CertificateLearn more
On-campus certificate program that covers the fundamentals and methodology of the in-demand GIS field, providing students with a possible career path.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) CertificateLearn more
An on-campus, two-course certificate covering areas of hiring, terminations, workers’ compensation, and sexual harassment.
Human Resource Management CertificateLearn more
100% online certificate that prepares students for a career in medical coding, providing specialized skills necessary to assign the standardized codes used for billing healthcare services.
Medical Coding and Billing with Applied PCS Certificate ProgramLearn more
100% online certificate that prepares students for a career in medical transcription - transcribing doctor-patient conversations from audio or reports.
Medical Transcription and Editing Certificate ProgramLearn more
On-campus, three-course certificate program that familiarizes students with occupational safety, health, and environmental risk management.
Occupational Safety and Risk Management CertificateLearn more
100% online Master’s degree for K-12 Educators that emphasizes leadership skills, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and communication.
Online M.A. in Education - Curriculum and InstructionLearn more
100% online Master’s degree for current and aspiring leaders in any organization – emphasizing leadership skills utilized by successful organizations around the globe.
Online M.S. in Administration (MSA)Learn more
Take university classes without being formally admitted to the university. Learn a new skill or explore a different discipline.
Open UniversityLearn more
100% online certificate program that prepares students for a career as a paralegal. Learn how to assist trial attorneys and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation.
Paralegal Studies CertificateLearn more
Designed for oil and gas professionals, this five-course, certificate offers the formal education needed to open up new opportunities.
Petroleum Engineering CertificateLearn more
On-campus, three-course program designed to deliver hands-on experience and prepare students for a career as a pharmacy tech.
Pharmacy Technician CertificateLearn more
100% online certificate program that covers many aspects of project management and prepares students to take the PMP Exam.
Project Management CertificateLearn more
100% online continuing education classes for K-12 educators covering a variety or subjects.
VESi Teacher EducationLearn more
Short-term session offered in early January for students looking to take an extra university class.
Winter SessionLearn more