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CSUS College of Continuing Education (CCE)

The College of Continuing Education at California State University, Sacramento offers courses, workshops, training programs and conference services for adults seeking to update their skills and advance in their careers.

Community Colleges

American River College

American River College is a State funded two-year community college, located just 15 miles from California State University Sacramento is part of the Los Rios Community College District, which also includes Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College, and Sacramento City College. ARC opened its doors as California’s 61st public junior college in 1955. Its history, however, dates back to February 28, 1942, when Grant Union Junior College was established in Del Paso Heights to train civilian personnel for national service during World War II. Today, American River College is among the 10 largest community colleges in the state and is looked upon as a leader in innovative programs and services. It transfers more students to UC Davis and CSU Sacramento than any other community college. Five decades after its founding, American River College continues its leadership role among the Sacramento area’s institutions of higher education. Los Rios ARC CIS Certificates and Degrees.

Cosumnes River College

Cosumnes River College is located just 20 minutes away at the south end of Sacramento and opened September 14, 1970. There are more than 11,000 students enrolled at Cosumnes River College. The college offers a broad option of more than 60 occupational degree programs, and a comprehensive curriculum of transfer courses. Cosumnes River College has emerged with very much its own identity, small enough to offer personalized attention, yet large enough to offer a comprehensive postsecondary education to the community it serves.

Sacramento City College

The mission of Sacramento City College is to provide a quality education to our students. Students will be prepared to transfer into a Bachelor's Degree program, enter directly into business or industry with an Associate Degree or Career Certificate, or acquire skills that they can apply to their careers or personal lives. The Division is comprised of two departments: The Business Department offers majors and courses in traditional business disciplines, including accounting, business office technology, economics, management, marketing, and real estate. The Computer Information Science Department offers degrees and certificates in computer technology, programming, computer applications, database, web publishing, security and networking. Los Rios SCC Degree and Certificate.

Sierra College

Sierra College main campus in Rocklin, California, is located in the foothills of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains, one half-hour from the State Capitol and 100 miles east of San Francisco. In addition to the 300 acre Rocklin campus, the District has a 115 acre Nevada County Campus in Grass Valley, a campus center in Truckee and a campus center in Roseville. The Sierra Community College District, a district that covers over 3,200 square miles – an area larger than the state of Delaware – serves Placer, Nevada and parts of El Dorado and Sacramento counties. The emphasis at Sierra College is on student learning and high quality teaching. Approximately 125 degree and certificate programs are offered in a wide variety of configurations taught by 950 full and part-time faculty members. Faculty typically has the minimum of a Master’s degree in their fields and enhance their teaching with research, authorship and industry expertise. Sierra College is in the top 1% of United States community colleges in awarding Associate Degrees – and 1st in California. Quality instruction contributes to Sierra College being ranked first in Northern California in transfers to the University of California and California State University systems. The Computer Service Technology Department is part of the Business & Technology Division.

Note students who have completed a Certificate in Information Systems Security or an AA Degree with emphasis on Information Assurance and Security at a community college will have CSc 114 course in the Minor waived.

CAE Institutions

Purdue University

Purdue University is a public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana and is the main campus of the Purdue University system. The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students. The main campus in West Lafayette offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 master’s and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference and enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana, as well as the fourth largest international student population of any university in the United States.

University of California, Davis

The University of California, Davis, is a public research university and one of the 10 campuses of the University of California (UC) system. It is located in Davis, California, just west of Sacramento, and has the third-largest enrollment in the UC System. The university has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies", a publicly funded university considered to provide a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. The Carnegie Foundation classifies UC Davis as a comprehensive doctoral research university with a medical program, and very high research activity. The UC Davis faculty includes 23 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 25 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 17 members of the American Law Institute, 14 members of the Institute of Medicine, and 14 members of the National Academy of Engineering. Among other honors, university faculty, alumni, and researchers have won the Nobel Peace Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellowship, National Medal of Science, Blue Planet Prize, and Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Pennsylvania State University

The Pennsylvania State University is a public, land-grant, research-intensive university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered through resident instruction and online delivery. Its University Park campus, the flagship campus, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township. The university offers more than 160 majors among all its campuses and administers $3.45 billion (as of June 30, 2014) in endowment and similar funds. The university's research expenditures totaled $813 million during the 2014 fiscal year. Penn State has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies", a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.

University of South Florida

The University of South Florida is a large, public 4-year university offering undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral level degrees. The USF System is comprised of three schools: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 49,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and is ranked 41st in the nation for research expenditures among all universities, public or private. USF is comprised of 14 colleges offering more than 180 undergraduate majors and concentrations—with some of the most populated colleges being USF Health, Arts & Sciences, Business and Engineering. We also have numerous degree programs at the graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine. USF prides itself on being a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success.

Bowie State University

Bowie State University is building a dynamic future on a proud heritage. Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,600 students, along with faculty and staff, represent many ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Bowie State University provides high-quality and affordable educational opportunities for students with ambitions to achieve and succeed. In addition to its 22 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 38 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs with specific focus on science, technology, business, education and related disciplines. A supportive academic environment empowers students to think critically, make new discoveries, value differences and emerge as leaders in a highly technical, rapidly changing global society.

Note the above institutions are mentioned here because of collaborative projects/proposals with our CD faculty.

Other Collaborations

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)