Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. Does California
State University, Dominguez Hills provide customized training services?
Yes. California State University, Dominguez Hills offers both standardized
and customized training courses. The staff experts at the College
of Extended & International Education can work with the sponsoring
organization to develop training programs that meet the group’s
needs. CSUDH faculty and staff are also available for short-term
consulting both in the U.S. and abroad. Please contact Michael Casner,
Coordinator of International Training Programs at 310-243-3972 or
via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your particular training
2. What topics
California State University Dominguez Hills can provide training?
California State University, Dominguez Hills can
draw on over 600 faculty members and lecturers to provide training
across an extremely broad diversity of fields. Specific areas of
expertise are represented by the six colleges that make up California
State University, Dominguez Hills’ academic offerings. Some
of the training subjects are:
• Public Administration
• Business Administration
• Education & Teacher Education
• Health Care Management
• Natural Sciences
• Behavioral Sciences
California State University, Dominguez Hills can also provide training
in the following specific areas: Quality Assurance, Safety and Environment
Planning, Project Management, Information Technology and Business
English. Certain certificate programs are offered through the College
Extended & International Education. http://www.csudh.edu/extendeded/
Through collaboration with local business, organizations, or other
educational institutions, California State University, Dominguez
Hills is able to develop training programs in a variety of other
Does California State University, Dominguez Hills arrange field
trips or internships?
Yes, our program coordinator can organize study tours and site visits
for training groups. We draw upon the relationships of CSUDH faculty
and local professionals to arrange for visitations to government
agencies, companies, and communities. In addition, we can also organize
internships and on-the-job training if the trainees have adequate
4. How long are
California State University, Dominguez Hills customized programs?
Our customized training courses can be as short as a few hours or
as long as several months. Training courses also vary in length
and subject depth.
5. What is the
maximum or minimum size of the group?
Training can be provided for individuals or groups up to
about 15-30 in size (larger groups can also be accommodated, but
they should be divided into different tracks to keep class sizes
California State University, Dominguez Hills arrange training programs
Yes, with support from international agencies, individuals can receive
customized one-on-one training programs or enroll at California
State University, Dominguez Hills for certificate courses or degree
programs. For more information, go to http://www.csudh.edu/extendeded
7. Can California
State University, Dominguez Hills provide training in languages
other than English?
The majority of lectures are conducted in English, with interpreters
when necessary. However, California State University, Dominguez
Hills has many faculty members fluent in other languages. Depending
on the topic, training might be available in Spanish, Korean, Chinese,
Persian, Arabic, Japanese, Vietnamese, and other languages. When
a faculty member with the necessary language ability is not available
in the necessary discipline, California State University, Dominguez
Hills can provide interpreters for the training program with additional
8. Can English-language
training be paired with discipline-specific training?
Yes. We often organize these sorts of programs, with English language
training part of the day or part of the week, and discipline-specific
training the remainder of the time. The English-language training
can be adapted to include specific vocabulary and concepts relevant
to the skills being studied. Depending on the abilities of the group,
the discipline-specific training can be in English or translated
into the native language. For more information, go to http://www.csudh.edu/alcp
9. What is the
cost for California State University, Dominguez Hills training program?
It is difficult to provide a price quotation for the customized
training programs. Program price is based on many factors including:
length of the training, size of the group, the topics, whether field
trips and other off-campus activities are requested, whether translation
is requested, and whether technical classrooms or laboratories are
required. The training fee typically covers trainer pay and benefits,
classroom space, materials, field trip transportation and guides,
translation (if necessary), and coordination costs. Please contact
Michael Casner at 310-243-3972 or via email at email@example.com
to discuss your specific situation and receive a price quote.
10. Does California
State University, Dominguez Hills organize cultural excursions for
California State University, Dominguez Hills can organize cultural
excursions for training groups if desired. Cultural excursions can
be tailored to the client’s wishes. Popular itineraries include:
Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and the Santa Monica area; a tour of ethnic
Los Angeles; the Getty Museum; Disneyland; Universal Studies; Long
Beach; Pasadena, the Norton Simon Museum, and the Huntington Gardens;
downtown Los Angeles; Huntington or Newport Beaches and Orange County;
and the Gene Autry Museum of Western Culture. Cultural excursions
do incur a cost in addition to the training fee to cover transportation
and guide costs.
11. Do you have
information about public transportation in Los Angeles?
Public transportation around Los Angeles is very extensive and efficient.
California State University, Dominguez Hills campus is conveniently
located in the South Bay Area which is close to all major freeways,
LAX, beaches, and minutes away from downtown Los Angeles and Long
Beach. For further information, go to http://www.csudh.edu/site/VisitUs/DrivingDirections.asp,
or http://www.metro.net/default.asp or http://www.metrolinktrains.com
12. What options
are there for housing accommodation at California State University,
Housing options vary based on time of year and the budget of the
training groups. For long-term arrangements, the University Housing
would be the best option. For short-term programs, the best time
for housing accommodation is during the summer months. In addition,
we have established good relationship with local hotels to provide
reasonable rates for our training groups. For further information,
go to http://www.csudh.edu/housing/hou.htm
13. Can California
State University, Dominguez Hills handle airport pickup?
For training groups, we can arrange private bus pickup or make Airport
shuttle arrangements. For individuals, we recommend airport shuttles
as the most cost-effective means of getting from the airport to
the CSUDH campus. From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX),
Airport shuttle costs approximately $25 for an individual and $100
for an exclusive van (holding up to 7 individuals). Taxi cab fare
from LAX is approximately $50.
14. What can
you tell me about California State University, Dominguez Hills as
California State University, Dominguez
Hills is one of 23 campuses of the California State University
system. CSU is the largest institution of higher education in the
United States, with more than 380,000 students. The CSU is dedicated
to comprehensive undergraduate and master’s level education,
with an emphasis on teaching rather than research. CSU Dominguez
Hills enrolls over 12,000 students. Our campus is made up of the
College of Business Administration and Public Policy, College of
Education, College of Extended and International Education, College
of Health and Human Services, College of Liberal Arts, and the College
of Natural and Behavioral Sciences. The University is accredited
by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; individual Colleges
and Schools are accredited by the governing bodies for their subject
The University offers 44 undergraduate majors, 25
master's degrees and a number of certificate and credential programs.
The top three undergraduate majors are Business Administration,
Liberal Studies (teacher education program) and Nursing.
The dedication toward serving students and promoting
program excellence is reflected throughout CSU Dominguez Hills.
In addition, California State University, Dominguez Hills is among
the most ethnically-diverse universities in the United States with
a student population that is 39.9 percent Hispanic; 31.2 percent
African American, 18.1 percent White, 6.1 percent Asian, and 0.5
percent American Indian. In addition, we have a strong international
program and with approximately 200 international students on our
campus representing 85 countries.
For more information please contact:
Coordinator of International Training Programs
California State University, Dominguez Hills