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 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.
International Business - Under Development
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.
International Hospitality Tourism Management - Under Development
The International Hospitality Tourism Management program is designed to provide students with a core of business education and professional hospitality and tourism management knowledge.