Courses for Careers

Take one course for free and one course for 50% off. In summer 2023, the College of Professional & Global Education is offering free and discounted courses to support unemployed workers who have been impacted by recent mass layoffs in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Programs Available

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Open University

Take space-available SF State undergraduate and graduate classes without formal admission to the University.

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GE Online Courses

Prepare to finish your bachelor’s degree. Complete your General Education (GE) requirements with our online courses.

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E-Learning Design & Development

Find out how to use digital technology to help people learn. Take an online course in our 100% online certificate program.

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Human Resource Management

Start a career in human resources, or move up with new skills. Our certificate program is offered entirely online.

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Paralegal Studies

Take an introductory class (PLS 300, PLS 320) in our online certificate program that prepares students for an in-demand legal career.

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Project Management

Learn the framework needed to manage a project with our online courses and certificate program. Apply your skills to any field.

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We will need proof of unemployment claim/benefits or notice of layoff. You will be able to upload these documents when you complete the registration form.

Career Resources

Career & Leadership Development (CLD) equips SF State's diverse student and alumni population with modern resources that assist, guide and foster their leadership and professional advancement.

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