Welcome to Extended Education

CSU Bakersfield Extended Education offers flexible graduate, undergraduate and professional development programs designed specifically for working adults in Bakersfield and around the world.

Courses are taught by some of the university’s most experienced teachers including CSUB faculty, who value the energy and experience of adult learners – and credentialed professionals, influencers who work day-to-day in the disciplines they teach.

Our goal is to provide the Bakersfield community, California and the world with the education and training needed to meet the job market demands of a constantly changing global economy.

Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

*Bachelor’s degree programs are hybrid delivered and offered in conjunction with College of the Canyons (COC) in Santa Clarita, Calif. Course delivery is a mixture of online and face to face.
‡The Fast Track Online RN to BSN program through Extended University is not currently accepting applications. More Information

Professional Development

Open University

Open University allows prospective students or members of the community to register and attend classes prior to being admitted to the university. Additionally, Academically Disqualified students are given the opportunity to take courses to meet campus readmission requirements. LEARN MORE


The Open University schedule of courses is now available.
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Contact Us

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

30 BDC
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, California 93311-1022  

Phone: (661) 654-2441
Fax: (661) 654-2447
E-mail: eud@csub.edu  

The Extended Education Office is located in the Business Development Center (BDC) on the southwest part of the CSUB campus.