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Enroll by Nov. 17 for Cal State East Bay’s One-Day Loan Signing Agent Seminar

In addition to the Loan Signing Agent course, Cal State East Bay also offers a notary commission and notary commission renewal course.

November 12, 2015 12:00am

Cal State East Bay will offer a one-day seminar entitled “Become a Certified Loan Signing Agent” on Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the Hayward Campus. Participants will learn everything from how to properly notarize loan packages and negotiate fees to advertising as a professional in the real estate market. 

Participants will also leave the seminar with a list of 50 loan signing companies to help get them started on their own business.

For more information, including how to enroll, visit the program’s website.

Cal State East Bay Offers One-Day Human Resource Management Courses with Certificate Options

November 2, 2015 12:00am

Whether you’re new to the human resource field or looking to advance your career and enhance your skills as an HR professional, Cal State East Bay’s Human Resource Management program can be tailored to fit your educational and professional goals.

The Human Resource Management program offers a series of one-day seminars in many different, relevant areas of human resource management. Participants can start at any time, during any quarter, with classes of their choice. The Certificate in Human Resource Management includes three certificate options that can be completed in as little as six to nine months.

Upcoming course topics include: “How to Value Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace,” “Benefits Administration,” “Performance Management” and “Organizational Behavior.”

Courses are conveniently offered in CSUEB’s downtown Oakland Center on weekdays and at the Hayward Campus on Saturdays.

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EKG technician certification classes begin Nov. 2

October 22, 2015 11:00am

It’s not too late to enroll in Cal State East Bay’s EKG Technician Certificate Program. Classes start Nov. 2 and run through Jan. 11.

The certificate prepares graduates for entry-level EKG technician positions, in addition to preparing students to take the national certification examinations sponsored by the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT) Electrocardiograph Technician Exam.

The course is conveniently offered in the evenings from 6-9:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at CSUEB’s downtown Oakland Center.

Admission to the EKG Technician Certificate Program is available to any interested student who has a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

For more information, visit the EKG Technician Certificate Program website.

CSUEB’s Online Teaching and Learning Programs at Virtual Grad Fair Oct 15

October 13, 2015 10:00am

Interested in becoming an effective online educator or trainer? Representatives from Cal State East Bay’s Online MS in Education, option in Online Teaching and Learning Program, as well as the Online Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning Program will host a live chat at the upcoming Education Grad School Virtual Fair. The virtual fair allows prospective students to learn more about graduate-level programs from the convenience of an online platform.

The virtual fair will take place on Thursday, Oct. 15 and participants will have an exclusive opportunity to chat with program representatives and ask questions about the programs. The live chat for CSUEB’s Online Teaching and Learning Programs will be available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (PDT).

For more information on the upcoming virtual fair, including how to register, visit the Education Grad School Virtual Fair website. 

CSUEB’s Medical Billing and Coding Certificate Course Begins Oct. 12

October 7, 2015 3:00pm

Taught by nationally-certified coders, Cal State East Bay’s Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding gives individuals interested in healthcare careers the necessary skills to obtain a position as a medical biller or coder in a hospital, medical clinic, physician's office or insurance company.

The 12-week course starts Oct. 12 and no application is required to enter the program.

Those who follow Cal State East Bay's certificate program — with the suggested practical work experience — may be qualified to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Exam, the Certified Professional Coder Exam (CPC or CPC-H Apprentice), the American Health Information Management Association's Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Exam, and/or other national certification exams.

The program is conveniently offered in the evenings on Mondays and Wednesdays at the downtown Oakland Center. The course tuition cost is $2,178.

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Enrollment Deadline for CSUEB’s Online Art Museum and Gallery Studies Certificate is Sept. 24

Employment of archivists, curators and museum workers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2012 to 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

September 10, 2015 10:00am

The enrollment deadline for Cal State East Bay’s graduate-level certificate program in Art Museum and Gallery Studies is quickly approaching. Students planning to enroll in the program during the fall quarter must do so by Sept. 24.

Students who take advantage of this self-paced program will gain the educational foundation necessary for a successful career as a museum or gallery professional. Graduates of the program are better prepared for entry-level positions in art museums, galleries and cultural centers.

Students will learn from noted curator and program director Lanier Graham, the former chief curator of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and a member of the Training Committee of the International Council of Museums. Many of Graham’s students have secured positions at Bay Area museums, including the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Hearst Art Gallery at Saint Mary's College.

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CSUEB to Host Nonprofit Management Program Info Session on Sept. 30

September 2, 2015 9:00am

Attend an upcoming information meeting on Cal State East Bay’s Nonprofit Management Certificate Program from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at CSUEB’s Oakland Center. Participants will meet the program director, learn more about program requirements and course offerings, and network with other professionals.

The Nonprofit Management Certificate Program prepares existing and aspiring nonprofit professionals to meet the increasingly challenging demands of nonprofit administration. Students will learn many aspects of nonprofit management, including board development, financial management, fundraising, marketing, program evaluation and nonprofit law. Students can also look forward to engaging hands-on sessions that directly apply to their day-to-day work. 

Classes are conveniently offered at CSUEB’s downtown Oakland Center, making them easily accessible via public transportation or car for those who live or work in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Learn More about CSUEB's Social Media Marketing Program

Cal State East Bay’s Certificate in Social Media Marketing offers a dynamic curriculum, including an opportunity for students to research, develop and write a social media strategy plan for a current business, start-up idea or non-profit.

August 24, 2015 3:00pm

Attend an upcoming information meeting on Cal State East Bay’s Certificate in Social Media Marketing from 6-7 p.m. on the Hayward campus Sept. 10. Participants will meet the program director and learn more about course offerings, as well as network with other professionals.

Whether participants want to jump-start their career in social media or incorporate new marketing techniques and skills into their current position, Cal State East Bay’s Certificate in Social Media Marketing provides students with hands-on training in the practical and strategic components of social media marketing.  

For more information or to RSVP for the upcoming information meeting, visit

Fall Enrollment Now Open for Online Teaching and Learning Certificate

August 13, 2015 12:00am

Cal State East Bay’s Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning is open for fall enrollment.

Participants will learn how to become an effective online educator or trainer, and learn how to create teaching materials optimized for virtual classrooms.

Since 1998, Cal State East Bay has offered a flexible approach to empower teachers and trainers with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively design and teach online courses.

The program consists of four classes, including Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning; Teaching Models for Online Instruction; Technology Tools for Online Instruction; and Designing Curriculum for Online Instruction. The deadline to enroll in the first class is Sept. 13.

No application is needed to enroll in the Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning program. Applicants who have a bachelor's degree, teaching or training experience, and can satisfactorily complete the coursework are welcome to enroll.

Fall Enrollment for CSUEB’s Online Wedding Planner Certificate Program Open Through Sept. 7

August 10, 2015 11:00am

The fall enrollment period for the online Wedding Planner Certificate Program at Cal State East Bay is open now through Sept. 7.

The internationally recognized program, taught by its founder and 25-year hospitality industry veteran Joyce Scardina Becker, offers participants in-depth knowledge of all facets of researching, designing, planning, coordinating and evaluating weddings.

“I loved this class and left feeling a thousand times more knowledgeable about weddings than before,” said Elle Mitchell, who graduated from the program in 2013. “Joyce is a wonderful teacher who will guide you through everything you need to know to become a successful wedding planner.”

The fall course will run Sept. 22 through Dec. 9.

No application is needed to enter this program, just enroll online. 

-- Erin Merdinger

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