Spring 2022: November 15, 2021
Fall 2022: May 15, 2022
Summer 2022: May 21, 2022 (domestic applicants only)
*Late applications will be considered. Students will be accepted on a space-available basis.
Spring 2022: January 24, 2022 - May 20, 2022
|Certificate Program||Tuition & Fees||Living Expenses*||Total Fees*|
*Estimated costs presented. Actual costs may vary.
|Business Administration Certificate||$12,648||$25,262||$37,910|
Certificate students pay the following tuition and mandatory fees per semester:
Tuition: $395 x number of units enrolled
Mandatory fees: $132 x number of units enrolled
Mandatory fees include:
Optional fees (non-refundable, subject to change):
The following CEU classes are not required for the certificate but strongly encouraged enrichment options if you are planning to apply for graduate school, Optional Practical Training (OPT), an internship or a job.
Optional Practical Training (OPT) offers international students the opportunity to work up to one full year in the United States after nine months of full-time study. Please confirm eligibility for OPT with the admissions coordinator.
Although enrollment in SF State Extended Learning is not considered admission to SF State, an I-20 ("Certificate of Eligibility") for F-1 student status will be issued when students are accepted into a full-time certificate program in SF State Extended Learning and require a student visa to enter the country. Students entering the US using an F-1 visa must maintain full-time student status during the time they are enrolled in an approved certificate program at SF State Extended Learning.
Other non-immigrants visa categories (except B, C and D visa) may enroll (full or part time) in SF State Extended Learning courses incidental to their primary status. Contact the Center for Global Engagement for detailed information and restrictions.
Tuition, mandatory and optional fees must be paid in full seven calendar days prior to the first day of semester instruction. See below summary of key dates and refund policies for tuition and mandatory fees. Please note the application fee and optional fees are non-refundable. For course or program withdrawal, contact the Center for Global Engagement at email@example.com.
Withdrawal from the Program
|Withdrawal Date||Mandatory Fees|
Withdrawal request submitted on or before August 19
(before orientation day)
Withdrawal request submitted August 20 - August 22
(orientation day through the day prior to 1st day of semester instruction)
Withdrawal request submitted on or after August 23
(1st day of semester instruction and beyond)
Drop/Withdrawal from an Academic Course
|Class dropped on or before September 13||100% refund|
|Class withdrawal between September 14 and September 20||75% refund|
|Withdrawal on September 21 and beyond||0% refund|
Payment processing service charges are not refundable. Visit Registration Policies for more information.