Academics are the heart of California State University, Dominguez Hills. From face-to-face interactions to learning in the comfort of your own home, we offer a learning community where you can pursue your academic goals towards your future. Our urban university adheres to an environment of academic excellence, community service, and liberal education. We encourage students to learn outside the classroom by taking advantage of the many internship and research opportunities available out there.
Colleges and Academic Programs
Our campus is made up of the College of Arts and Humanities, College of Business Administration and Public Policy, College of Extended and International Education, College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Professional Studies.
The campus has developed roadmaps for the academic programs offered by Dominguez Hills. The purpose of a degree roadmap is to serve as a theoretical guide for each student’s progress semester by semester. The roadmap is NOT to be considered a replacement for consultation with an academic advisor.
The mission of graduate programs at California State University, Dominguez Hills is to promote advanced study, scholarly activity, and research. Graduate programs enable students to contribute to the advancement of their professions, to progress in their chosen careers, and to assume positions of leadership. Through traditional and nontraditional ways of learning, students earn advanced certificates, credentials, master’s degrees, and life enrichment. Thirty percent of students enrolled at Dominguez Hills are graduate students and thus make up a distinctive and highly valued segment of the university community. Graduate programs support the dedication of California State University, Dominguez Hills in educating a student population of unprecedented diversity for leadership roles in the twenty-first century.
Our campus offers many academic programs to suit your educational needs. Contact the individual departments or visit their Web site for more information.
California State University, Dominguez Hills is a national leader in distance learning, named by Forbes magazine as one of the top 20 “Cyber” universities. CSUDH offered its first distance learning degree in 1974, and has the largest distance learning program in the CSU system. Dominguez Hills currently offers eight degrees, five certificates, and hundreds of courses available via distance learning.
The Division of Extended Education offers credit and noncredit courses, certificates, and training and certification programs designed for academic, professional and personal enrichment. Types of programs include professional certificates, Open University, distance learning, English as a Second Language, and customized training and education.