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Professional Development, University Extended Education, California State University, Fullerton

All of us have had people and experiences in our life that have caused major changes. The individuals on this page have had great success after completing one or more of Cal State Fullerton’s professional development programs. Through instruction, networking and class projects, these students have found new careers, developed new skills, been hired for a new job or received a promotion and more. We’d love to hear your success story – how has your career changed after taking courses through Cal State Fullerton's Extended Education?

  • Alex Figge

    Alex Figge

    Human Resources Associate
    Human Resources Management certificate

    “The real world experience shared by instructors helped make curriculum content interesting and relatable."

  • Jennifer Triplet

    Jennifer Triplet

    Community College Adjunct Instructor
    Postsecondary Reading and Learning certificate

    “I can honestly say that having a reading certificate has not only improved my level of reading instruction but has made me more marketable as I apply for positions.“

  • Juanita Arreola

    Juanita Arreola

    Position Management Analyst
    Human Resources Management certificate

    "The instructors made it interesting. Most owned their own businesses or were HR advisors. They’re in the field, and teaching based on those experiences."

  • Osborne Chen

    Osborne Chen

    UX Designer
    User Experience certificate

    There's no question that CSUF's UX Certificate is a great starting point for those looking to break into the UX field.

  • Leslie Huff

    Leslie Huff

    Teacher
    GATE certificate

    "The classes in the G.A.T.E. Certificate were among the best and most informative professional development classes I have ever taken,” says Leslie Huff, who is an elementary school teacher. "I am a better educator because of this program."

  • Ana Smith

    Ana Smith

    Certified Court Interpreter
    Legal Interpretation (Spanish/English) certificate

    "The advice and lessons from my teachers are what I will remember most about this program."

  • Karina Amaral

    Karina Amaral

    Certified Crime & Intelligence Analyst
    Crime and Intelligence Analysis certificate

    "Having the state certification most certainly helped when interviewing for crime and intelligence analyst positions."

  • Brandy C. Easley

    Brandy C. Easley

    Senior Crime Analyst
    Crime & Intelligence Analysis certificate

    Brandy always knew she wanted a career in law enforcement. "I was a criminal justice major at CSUF, worked for a criminal attorney and in the courts," she says.

  • Oscar Tippol

    Oscar Tippol

    Planner/Board Analyst
    Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Supply Chain certificates

    "The Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Supply Chain Management classes provided me with very practical tools that I could apply the next day at work," Oscar says.

  • Edna Santizo

    Edna Santizo

    Freelance Interpreter & Translator
    Professional Translation and Legal Interpretation certificates

    “I’m often asked where I studied to become an interpreter and I’m very proud to respond – Cal State Fullerton Extended Education."

  • Evon Morgan

    Evon Morgan

    Certified Court Interpreter
    Legal Interpretation certificate

    "I could not have done it without my wonderful instructors," she says.


  • Michelle McBee

    Michelle McBee

    Licensed Professional Fiduciary
    Fiduciary Management certificate

    "I don’t think I would have had the confidence to start a fiduciary business without having had the CSUF classes and earning the certificate."

  • Michael Lawson

    Michael Lawson

    Fiduciary Management certificate

    “They provided timely instruction and guidance regarding courses, registration, and activities, and facilitated an active network among the students and the professional fiduciary community.”

  • Carol Chia

    Carol Chia

    Medical Informatics Reporting Analyst
    Healthcare Information Technology certificate

    “What I learned in the HIT program helped me understand the healthcare reform that I am currently dealing with, as well as its impact on my company’s member enrollment.”