Certificate Programs

Accelerate your career by earning a Certificate at Cal State LA Downtown. Choose from a selection of programs developed for working professionals designed to enhance job skills and help you connect with growing regional and globalized job markets. Our certificate programs help students explore new careers or excel in their current fields.

Civic University

Paralegal Studies

Project Management 

Coming Soon:
Personal Financial Planning 

Important Note: Students pursuing their degree on Cal State LA’s Main Campus may not take courses at Cal State LA Downtown as part of their degree program. Only students admitted to programs offered in Downtown may attend courses at Cal State LA Downtown after paying all required fees. Current Cal State LA students are welcome to pursue a program at Cal State LA Downtown in addition to their degree, but additional fees will apply. Programs offered at Cal State LA Downtown are not transferable to Cal State LA's Main Campus. Students admitted to a program at Cal State LA Downtown are welcome to pursue a program at Cal State LA's Main Campus, but an additional application is required.