Academic Certificate Programs

SF State offers professionally designed academic certificate programs in which F-1 visa students can enroll. Students in these programs are non-matriculated, and these programs do not lead to a degree.


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Spring 2021 Tuition Update


Spring 2021 courses will be offered online, and all students enrolled in the programs will receive a discounted rate of $395 per unit on tuition with no additional fee​s. Total tuition for full-time undergraduate enrollment (12 units) will be $4,740, reduced from $6,324. All student fees will be waived. Does not include Paralegal Studies.


Hospitality and Tourism Management


Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Hospitality & Tourism Management program is designed to provide students with a core of business education and professional hospitality and tourism management knowledge.


International Business


International Business

The International Business certificate program is designed to offer international students and non-matriculated United States residents the opportunity to acquire competencies in international business in two semesters.


Paralegal Studies


Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies certificate program is approved by the American Bar Association. Students take five required courses, then choose electives in Corporate & Business Practice, Advanced Litigation and Estate Planning. A Field Experience/Internship course is also recommended.