SF State Extended Learning

Explore Our Programs

Career-Focused Programs


Courses & certificates to get your start, change careers or advance

Online Courses


Take an online course or earn a certificate online

Access SF State

Access SF State

Take SF State undergraduate and graduate classes

Global Study


Center for Global Engagement offers opportunities for international students


Virtual Open House, January 11

Virtual Open House Week: August 3 - 5


Prepare for your career, advancement in the workplace, career change or personal growth. RSVP to find out how we can help you achieve your goals with a variety of continuing education courses and certificates, plus degree-credit courses.



Graduate poses with the Gator mascot at Commencement

New! Complete Your Bachelor's Degree Online

Do you have at least 60 college credits and want to finish your degree? Starting in January 2022, SF State will offer two online bachelor's degree completion programs, open to all majors: Criminal Justice Studies and Ethnic Studies.




Ethnic Studies student

New! Graduate Certificate in Ethnic Studies


Find out about our new Graduate Certificate in Ethnic Studies. Teachers currently employed with a school district may be eligible for a special course rate.



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Class Schedule

Fall 2021: Register now for classes that start throughout the term: August 23 - December 17.

Summer 2021: Register now for summer classes that start throughout the term: June 1 - August 7.



What's Happening?


Event Calendar

Event Calendar

Find upcoming events for all programs

Extended Learning class schedule

Class Schedule

List of classes currently offered

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What Students Say


Angelica Ortiz-Cichocki

Angelica Ortiz-Cichocki

Graduate, Spanish/English Interpretation

"It was impressive to see how effective the program is at conveying topics online."

Christine Miller

Christine Miller

Student, E-Learning Design & Development

"I really enjoyed being pushed by the instructors to work outside of my comfort zone."


Abdullah, Saudi Arabia

Graduate, English for Academic Preparation

"As a result of more than 50 years of experience, this school knows what the students really need."





Open University

Open University

Take SF State undergraduate & graduate classes without formal admission

Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies

ABA-Approved certificate program

Medical Programs

Medical Programs

Certificate courses in various medical fields — online or in person






Phone Hours

M - F: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Downtown Campus
835 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, California 94103

Main Campus
1600 Holloway Avenue

One Stop Student Services Center
San Francisco, California 94132