California State University Dominguez Hills is a part of the twenty-three school California State University system. Founded in 1960, the University is located in Carson, CA, a suburb just outside of the major metropolis area of Los Angeles. Dominguez Hills has the most cutting edge and largest distance learning program in the state of California, offering nine degree programs and seven certificates to students through weekly programming delivered by cable television and the internet. They also have a Young Scholars Program which allows students in high school to take up to two college courses through distance learning technologies each semeseter. This program is vvery inexpensive and helps students begin to build their college credit. Aside from this, Teacher Education Courses are also offered distance learning, online and through the television. Courses offered are Educational Psychology, Language Learning, and Multicultural Education in an Urban Environment.
California State University at Dominguez offers professional development courses that can be taken at students own pace. Some of these are Online Short Courses, Online Certificate and Certification Courses, Online Human Resources Courses, Online Green and Sustainability Courses, Online OSHA Courses, and Online Paralegal Courses. Certificate programs offered distance learning include: Technical Writing Certificate, Sport and Fitness Psychology Certificate, Quality Certificates and ASQ Certification, Purchasing Certificates, Production/Inventory Control Certificates, Community College Teaching Certificate, and Assistive Technology Certificate. Teacher Education and General Education upper division courses are also offered to students as online options. Bachelor Degrees offered are a Bachelor is Science of Applied Studies, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Bachelor of Science in Quality Assurance. There are several Master’s Degree options: a Master of Arts in Humanities External Degree (HUX), a Master of Arts in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Public Administration, a Master of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Science in Quality Assurance.
The five Colleges at CSU Dominguez are the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Business Administration and Public Policy, the College of Extended and International Education, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Professional Studies. Some of their degree programs offered on campus are Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Clinical Science, Child Development, Chicana Studies, Communications, Criminal Justice, Digital Media Arts, English, Geology, Geography, Health Science, History, Liberal Studies, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Public Administration, Quality Assurance, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre Arts, and Dance. Graduate students may pursue studies in Assistive Technology Specialist/Special Education, Biology, Business Administration, Clinical Nursing, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Cross Cultural Language and Development, Criminal Justice Administration, Early Childhood Special Education, Educational Administration, English, Environmental Science, Family Nurse Practitioner, Finance, General Business, General Sociology, High School Mathematics, Human Resources Management, Humanities, Information Technology Management, International Business, Literature, Logistics Management, Management, Manufacturing, Marital and Family Therapy, Marketing, Middle School Mathematics, Non-profit Management, and Physical Education, among others.
Tuition at Cal State Domiguez is very reasonable, especially for California residents. All forms of financial aid are available to students.