Teacher Training in Ethnic Studies


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Ethnic Studies Courses for Teachers & Education Professionals

Take a graduate-level course or upper-division undergraduate course a la carte or toward an Ethnic Studies Post-Baccalaureate Certificate. There are more than a 100 upper-division classes to choose from in the following subjects:

  • Africana Studies
  • American Indian Studies
  • Asian American Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Latina/Latino Studies
  • Race & Resistance Studies


Special Rate for Teachers

High school teachers currently employed with a school district are eligible for a special course rate.

Regular Rate: $395/unit  |  $1,185/class  |  $4,740/certificate
Teacher Rate: $300/unit  |  $900/class  |  $3,600/certificate

Rather than a traditional scholarship, students who complete qualifying classes may be eligible for a rebate of $200/class, paid after completion of the class. This will apply to upper-division classes in Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Latina/Latino Studies or Race & Resistance Studies.

How to Enroll

To be eligible for the special rate and rebate, participants must sign up through the College of Ethnic Studies following the instructions below.


Step 1

Create SF State ID & Password 

Use Quick Admit  to create your SF State ID and follow the instructions to create your SF State Password.

Step 2

Select Your Classes 

Choose upper-division or graduate classes from AFRS, AIS, AA S, LTNS, ETHS or RRS.

Step 3

Complete the Application Form before Classes Start

Class Start Dates: Fall 2022: August 22 | Spring 2023: January 25

Complete the Graduate Certificate in Ethnic Studies Application Form for Teachers.