Teaching Crucial Responsibilities for an Ever-Changing Legal System: Certificate in Paralegal Studies Program
For career changers, Cal State LA’s Paralegal Studies (PLS) Certificate program has long served as a gateway to a new profession. This was true for PLS alumnus Adam De Leon. “I saw a paralegal certificate as a way to break into an industry where I would have a clear-cut job title and set of skills while simultaneously being able to apply past knowledge and experience.” Read more about Adam and other PLS alumni here.
Transitioning Towards Success: Roshawn Davis
Determined, and wise beyond her years, Cal State LA Downtown psychology student Roshawn Davis is creating her own destiny. After aging out of the foster care system and experiencing homelessness, she sought stability that she never found as a child. She realized that her life experiences were a springboard to a future that would allow her to share strength with others. Higher education was a necessary first step toward transforming past struggles into fuel for the future. Read Roshawn’s full story here.
Becoming the San Gabriel Valley's Educational Partner: Certificate in Project Management Program
The Project Management Certificate program in Monrovia proved a perfect fit for working professional Lea Fukutaki. Lea pursued a project management certification to advance her professional growth. “When I started the course, I was a program consultant for CareMore Health. After utilizing the skills our instructor taught me, I received a promotion to a senior project manager for the parent company, Anthem.” Read more about Lea and other Project Management students here.