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In 1989, California State Legislature approved the founding of California State University San Marcos and by 1990, the first 448 students were admitted. Rapid growth might be the best way to describe CSU San Marcos. Programs at CSU San Marcos encompass a large number of fields of study and students can pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and complete minor programs. 

Prospective students can also enroll in distance learning at CSU San Marcos via the Extended Learning division. Online certificate programs enhance skill sets for working professionals. Students can complete career training programs through the University’s partnership with ed2go. Additionally, online professional development six-week courses offer wide-ranging programming.

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

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