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Welcome to the Academic Programs Website

The office handles many of the academic matters that are university-wide in scope including:

  • Shepherding all new program proposals through the approval process

  • Coordinating the periodic review of all existing academic programs

  • Overseeing university-wide academic policies and procedures

  • Managing communications to and from the Chancellor’s Office regarding academic matters

In the capacity as Dean of Undergraduate Studies, the office:

In the capacity as Dean of Graduate Studies, the AVP:

For matters of Academic Operations and Support, please contact the Director of Academic Operations and Support or visit the Scheduling link.


Carl Kemnitz
Associate Vice President for Academic Programs
Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

Please click on the links to the left to learn more about Academic Programs.

Academic Programs

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy - 11 EDUC
Education Building Room 242
Bakersfield, Ca 93311

Carl Kemnitz
Associate Vice President
Phone: (661) 654-3420

Vandana Kohli
Associate Dean
Phone: (661) 654-2794