Take SF State Classes Online


American Language Institute students at San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge


Online Information Sessions


Start your education from your home country. We are excited to offer all our programs online for summer and fall 2020.

Get program details in an online information session. Our faculty and staff will share the latest updates about classes, program requirements and tuition. All sessions are offered through Zoom.

Find a program that matches your academic or career goals!

Global Programs Online


Online English for Academic Preparation Program students taking online class

Online English for Academic Preparation

  • Offered live & online
  • Learn English skills to prepare for American colleges & universities
  • 20 hours per week of interactive, online classes
  • Conditional eligibility for applying to SF State
  • Conversation Partner Program & virtual activities



English Language Students

  • English for Academic Preparation
  • Conditional Admission

International Students

  • Academic Certificates
  • Professional Development Certificates
  • Open University



Open University

Take SF State undergraduate & graduate online classes without formal admission.

Open University

Professional Development Certificates

We offer online courses and certificate programs to help you get your start, change careers or advance.