Professional Certificates

Fast-track your career through specialized competencies

Offered in conjunction with Cal State Fullerton’s Extension and International Programs (EIP), our professional certificate programs provide career-changing competencies through a combination of classroom learning and practical applications, as well as invaluable networking opportunities with others in your field.

You will learn from industry experts who guide you through basic concepts and toward practical applications you can put to immediate use in the workplace.

Plus, our programs are designed specifically for working professionals. Most can be completed in just a few months, with classes held during the evenings, on weekends or online. And in many cases, you are free to take the courses in any order you choose.

Professional Certificate benefits

Instructors: Classes taught by experienced industry leaders
applied learning: learn through doing
new ideas insights you can put right to work
Networking: Join or reconnect with colleagues and CSUF alumns

Featured programs

To learn more about a program, click on a link—it will take you to the program page on EIP Professional Development website.

Program Courses Time Commitment Location Program Description
Human Resources Management 5 6 months Online The Human Resources Management certificate will prepare you to help your organization through effective management of human resources in a diverse and changing environment.
Project Management 6
(plus 2 electives)
5-6 months Online Offered in collaboration with the Project Management Institute (PMI), Orange County Chapter, Inc., the focus of the program is the application of knowledge, and interpersonal skills along with the project management cycle.
Data Science 5 6 months Online This program provides both the fundamentals in statistics and computer sciences, as well as tools, techniques and practical experience in applied statistical analysis, modeling, machine learning and computational data sciences.
Digital Marketing 6 10 months Online This program focuses on developing the skills required to build and sustain digital marketing campaigns, and can help you anticipate and embrace the inevitable – but exciting – changes that are guaranteed in this field.
Lean Six Sigma 2 3 months Online This program is ideal for high-level executives, operations managers, and consultants looking to add to their service offerings, or anyone who needs an introduction to Six Sigma techniques.

For a full list of the University’s professional certificate programs, visit the Professional Development Certificate Programs page.

Certificate Programs