College of Extended Learning

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Welcome to the College of Extended Learning

The College of Extended Learning at San Francisco State University offers a wide variety of continuing education courses and professional development certificates to prepare you for career advancement, career change, or personal growth. We offer nationally-acclaimed curricula and faculty; weekend, evening, and online courses; plus access to thousands of transferable degree-credit University classes.

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Fall Classes

We offer hundreds of extension classes for professional development and personal enrichment. Register today!

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Event Calendar

Find our upcoming events: information sessions, career fairs, and more.

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Class Schedule & Enrollment Instructions

We have a new University schedule and a new registration process. Get help finding your classes and signing up.

Top 25 Film Schools - The Hollywood ReporterTop Film School

The SF State Cinema Department was named one of the top 25 film schools in the nation by The Hollywood Reporter. We offer online certificates in both Screenwriting and Film & Media Studies.

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Open University

Through Open University, you can take regular University classes without formal admission to SF State.

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Convenient Locations

Classes are held at the Downtown Campus, 835 Market Street, at the Powell Street BART/Muni station and at the SF State main campus.


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