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.
The General Pre-MBA Certificate helps students build a conceptual and practical foundation in business. This one-year program is ideal for students who have completed a minimum three years of university courses and wish to pursue a stand-alone certificate, with the option of leading to an MBA degree at SF State.
The Holistic Health Studies certificate offers a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural curriculum to provide insight into ancient and modern wellness methods and concepts from around the globe.
The Hospitality & Tourism Management program is designed to provide students with a core of business education and professional hospitality and tourism management knowledge.
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.