Academic Catalog 2021-2022

College of Extended and International Education

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The CSU Dominguez Hills College of Extended and International Education provides access to the University's resources by offering degree, certificate, and credential programs and noncredit courses and workshops. Programs are offered both on-campus in Carson, online and at various locations throughout the area.  The programs offer faculty the opportunity to experiment with both curriculum and instructional formats.

Extended Education programs include Extension programs; Special Sessions programs;  Travel Programs; Summer Session, Winter Session and Spring Intersession ; the Center for Training and Development; Humanities External M.A. Degree; Quality B.S. and M.S. degree programs; Open University; the American Language and Culture Program; ; OSHA Training Institute Programs; the OSHER Lifelong Learning Program; and International programs. Extended Education programs are largely financially self-supporting.

College of Extended and International Education

Office Location: EE 1300
Phone: (310) 243-3737

Dean, J. Kim McNutt
Associate Dean, Extended Education, Lynda Wilson
Associate Dean, International Education, Hamoud Salhi
Humanities External Degree Program, Matthew Luckett, Coordinator
Quality Assurance Program, Vacant, Coordinator
OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC), Raul Guzman, Director
Special Sessions, Elena Christova, Director
Extension, Elizabeth Legge, Director
Center for Training and Development, Michael Casner, Director
American Language and Culture Program, Fawn Supernaw, Academic Coordinator
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Vacant, Director


Extension provides courses, seminars, workshops, conferences, symposia and a variety of other programs for continuing education of professionals, and for those interested in developing personal and professional goals.

Certificate programs offered include Advanced Safety and Health, Assistive Technology, Certified Safety and Health Official, Community College Teaching, Construction Project Management, Cyber Security, Digital Marketing, Global Logistics, Grant Writing and Administration, Healthcare Safety Technician, Human Resource Business Partner, Human Resource Management, Management and Supervision, Medical Insurance Billing, Meeting and Event Planning, Occupational Safety and Health Manager, Hospitality Health and Safety Manager, Project Management, Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals, Purchasing, Quality Assurance in Service, Quality Auditing, Quality Engineering, Quality Management, Radiologic and Imaging Sciences, Refinery Safety Technician, Reliability Engineering, Six Sigma Black Belt, Software Quality Assurance, Sports and Fitness Psychology, Social Media Strategies and Content Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Technical Writing, User Experience Design, and Web Development.

International Training Programs

Our International Training Program provides a wide range of services and information for diverse audiences that include government officials, business executives, scholars and students. We can customize a variety of academic programs, including classroom instruction, field visitations, internships and professional appointments.

Summer Programs

From June through the final week in August, Extended and International Education offers a comprehensive array of extension courses, study abroad programs, certificate programs, professional and personal development courses, and youth programs. In addition, an extensive schedule of degree-applicable courses is available for matriculated and non-matriculated students.

Winter Session and Spring Intersession

From the end of the fall semester and through the first three weeks of January, and from the end of May through June, the University offers a series of 1, 2, and 3 unit courses designed primarily to meet the needs of students who wish to accelerate the completion of their degree programs. These courses earn residence credit and are open to any adult who meets the course prerequisites. Intersession courses are self-supporting and tuition and student fees are charged.

B.S. and M.S. in Quality Assurance Degree Programs

CSU Dominguez Hills, through the College of Extended and International Education, offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs in the field of Quality Assurance. Quality Assurance is an interdisciplinary profession practiced by individuals responsible for planning and assuring the quality of products and services. Quality Assurance professionals are also frequently tasked with promoting organizational excellence through improvement programs. The Bachelor of Science in Quality Assurance prepares entry level professionals and incorporates an interdisciplinary approach that blends basic sciences, technologies, and practical applications of quality concepts and methodologies. We offer a specialization in Measurement Sciences as well.

The Master of Science in Quality Assurance (MSQA) and the Master of Science in Quality Assurance with a Service and Healthcare option prepare senior professionals to implement and facilitate appropriate quality management systems and quality improvement methodologies in a wide range of applications. The MSQA candidate has numerous industry specific courses allowing for program customization. Both degrees are designed to meet the needs of the working professional and are offered completely online. The faculty members who teach the program are recognized industry leaders in the field of quality.

The Center for Training and Development

The Center for Training and Development, a unit of Extended and International Education, develops and conducts specialized in-service training programs to meet the needs of business and industry as well as public institutions and nonprofit organizations. Programs include short courses, workshops, seminars and consulting services.  Certificate and degree programs may be designed to respond to corporate needs.

American Language and Culture Program

The American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is an intensive English program specifically designed for international students who wish to prepare themselves for study in a U.S. college or university or who wish to study English for personal, business, or professional reasons. The program provides intensive practice in reading, grammar, writing, conversation, and study skills.

International students may apply for conditional admission to the University through the ALCP.  Submission of the required TOEFL score is necessary prior to the beginning of classes.

The ALCP coordinates a Study Abroad America program for international students who wish to study for one semester or one year in the United States.

The ALCP also offers both short term travel-study programs which combine English language studies with sight-seeing and/or visits to local businesses in the Los Angeles basin, and customized on-site language and culture training courses for corporations and other organizations.

Online Programs

CEIE offers dozens of degree and certificate programs and individual courses. Online degree programs include the Master of Arts in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science Quality Assurance, Master of Science Radiologic and Imaging Sciences, Master of Science Systems Engineering, Bachelor of Science Applied Studies, and Bachelor of Science Quality Assurance.

Open University

Open University provides an opportunity for those who have not been admitted to the University to enroll in regular on-campus, degree-applicable courses. On a space-available basis, selected undergraduate and graduate courses are open to anyone 18 years or older who meets prerequisites and has the instructor's approval. Students enroll through the Extended and International Education Office and pay special session fees. Undergraduate students may apply up to 24 semester units earned through the program to a degree. Graduate students may apply a maximum of 9 semester units from Open University to a degree. Matriculated CSU students may not enroll through Open University.

Learning in Retirement

The College of Extended and International Education, with support from the Bernard Osher Foundation, sponsors the Bernard Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) for seniors.

International Programs

The College administers training programs for international clients and degree programs offered abroad. The University, through the International Education Center, offers opportunities for student study abroad, faculty exchange and international travel.

OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC)

The College has been designated by the U.S. Department of Labor as an OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC). The OTIEC offers a full range of occupational and environmental health and safety courses.

Summer Youth Programs

Students ages 10-17 learn about everything from the history of games to designing characters, to developing a story line to basic motion and effects. They also learn the step-by-step process for creating compelling digital illustrations, storyboards, web pages, and video animations using Adobe’s latest professional-quality desktop and mobile applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, Muse and Capture.

CEIE Room Reservation

The College of Extended and International Education Complex at California State University, Dominguez Hills is available for rental for workshops, classes, seminars and business meetings.  For more information, contact Teresa Stevens at 310-243-3737 or

Passport Center

The Passport Center at CSUDH is conveniently located in the Extended Education classroom building.  Questions or need help making an appointment?
Call (310) 243-2570 or email