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CSUSM Extended Learning Launches New Website for Online Learning

Higher Education

SAN MARCOS, CA, December 03, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — Extended Learning at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has launched a new website for online course offerings at http://el.online.csusm.edu. The new site provides students with one convenient place to browse nearly 4,000 online courses including those offered by the university and those offered through online learning partners. Students can take individual classes, complete certificate programs, and even earn a degree on their own time and at their own pace.

CSUSM regularly expands its online offerings, ensuring that students have access to courses that provide expertise and credentials in growing employment fields. Those looking to jump start a career in technology can choose from a wide range of classes and programs, including a digital arts certificate. Of special interest on the new site are a fully online MA in Education as well as certificates offered by the California State University Institute for Palliative Care. Undergraduates looking for increased flexibility can also find basic courses, such as language and math classes. And those who just want to learn something new–from screenwriting basics to creating an edible garden–will find the classes they are seeking on this new site.

“Online learning is a growing area at CSUSM, and in higher education generally,” says Mike Schroder, Dean of Extended Learning. “Our new site demonstrates a commitment to providing an optimal learning experience for all students that goes beyond the classroom, and delivers a quality educational experience regardless of a student’s schedule or circumstances.”

Online learning offers students the flexibility to complete classes based on their own schedule and timeline, helping them balance school with work and family commitments and even military deployments. With this new site, students can explore all of CSUSM’s offerings, from business and professional development to teacher education, in one place. To learn more about online offerings, call Extended Learning at 760-750-4020, or visit the new site at http://el.online.csusm.edu/.

About CSUSM Extended Learning
As the academic outreach arm of Cal State San Marcos, Extended Learning is a leading provider of professional and continuing education in North San Diego and Southwest Riverside Counties. Offering degree programs, such as a specialized accelerated MBA degree, as well as both academic credit and noncredit professional enrichment courses, Extended Learning helps individuals and organizations achieve their educational and training goals. For more information about Extended Learning at CSUSM please visit http://www.csusm.edu/el/.