Extended Education Mission Statement | CSUDH CEIE | Carson, CA

CEIE Mission

CSUDH College of Extended and International Education

Access * Quality * Innovation


The College of Extended and International Education creates a portal to the University and its resources for an audience that is local, regional and international.


The College of Extended and International Education strives to extend access to University resources beyond traditional boundaries for a broad base of constituencies. The College fosters lifelong learning, the application of technology to instruction, and local, regional and international partnerships. Through customized programs, nontraditional formats and distance learning, the College of Extended and International Education addresses a wide spectrum of educational needs. The College, in part a self-supporting entity, seeks to generate resources which provide the University with the flexibility for responding to changing social and educational needs. Goals The College has developed six broad goals in support of this mission:

  • To create and offer courses and programs that respond to the needs of the community and the demands of a constantly changing world  
  • To promote the positive image of the university locally, nationally, and internationally  
  • To foster the development of innovative instructional strategies and applications with improved efficiency, flexibility and effectiveness  
  • To facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of new instructional programs and services
  • To promote the University's international mission  
  • To create and administer fee-based courses and programs for the University.