Academics and Research

Our academic programs will prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s world, find your place in it and have an impact.

At Cal State LA, you’ll work with faculty who are experts in their fields and caring teachers and mentors.

Academics and Research

Our academic programs will prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s world, find your place in it and have an impact.

At Cal State LA, you’ll work with faculty who are experts in their fields and caring teachers and mentors.

Academics and Research

Our academic programs will prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s world, find your place in it and have an impact.

At Cal State LA, you’ll work with faculty who are experts in their fields and caring teachers and mentors.

Discover
your passion

Chart your path to a degree in one of our 100 undergraduate programs, more than 100 graduate-level master’s, certificate and credential programs, and four doctoral programs. We cover nearly every field, from business to the arts, education to engineering, and science to nursing.
Student reading an archaeology magazine

Discover
your passion

Chart your path to a degree in one of our 100 undergraduate programs, more than 100 graduate-level master’s, certificate and credential programs, and four doctoral programs. We cover nearly every field, from business to the arts, education to engineering, and science to nursing.
Student reading an archaeology magazine

Discover
your passion

Chart your path to a degree in one of our 100 undergraduate programs, more than 100 graduate-level master’s, certificate and credential programs, and four doctoral programs. We cover nearly every field, from business to the arts, education to engineering, and science to nursing.
Student reading an archaeology magazine

Real-world experience

Our students put theory into practice through internships, research and experiential learning opportunities in a variety of fields.

MORE Programs

The Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE) programs enhance the development of minority student researchers in STEM.

Mobility Center

Students administer therapeutic exercise programs for clients in the community through this service-learning based center.
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Skills Labs

Skills laboratories in fields such as communication disorders provide students with hands-on experience.

Capstone Senior Design

Engineering students solve real problems for industry partners, companies and governments.

Business Pitch

Students with innovative business ideas compete for prizes, mentorship and the chance to pitch their creative ideas to industry panelists.

Community Impact Media

Students create documentaries about local community social impact nonprofits with guidance from professionals.

Nursing Simulation Lab

The state of the art laboratory prepares future nurses for success in the health care profession.
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Teaching Fieldwork

Professional programs offer opportunities for classroom and clinical experiences.
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California Forensic Science Institute

The on-campus institute focuses on research development, professional training, student support, and community engagement.

Real-world experience

Our students put theory into practice through internships, research and experiential learning opportunities in a variety of fields.

MORE Programs

The Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE) programs enhance the development of minority student researchers in STEM.

Mobility Center

Students administer therapeutic exercise programs for clients in the community through this service-learning based center.
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Skills Labs

Skills laboratories in fields such as communication disorders provide students with hands-on experience.

Capstone Senior Design

Engineering students solve real problems for industry partners, companies and governments.

Business Pitch

Students with innovative business ideas compete for prizes, mentorship and the chance to pitch their creative ideas to industry panelists.

Community Impact Media

Students create documentaries about local community social impact nonprofits with guidance from professionals.

Nursing Simulation Lab

The state of the art laboratory prepares future nurses for success in the health care profession.
w

Teaching Fieldwork

Professional programs offer opportunities for classroom and clinical experiences.
U

California Forensic Science Institute

The on-campus institute focuses on research development, professional training, student support, and community engagement.

Real-world experience

Our students put theory into practice through internships, research and experiential learning opportunities in a variety of fields.

MORE Programs

The Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE) programs enhance the development of minority student researchers in STEM.

Mobility Center

Students administer therapeutic exercise programs for clients in the community through this service-learning based center.
z

Skills Labs

Skills laboratories in fields such as communication disorders provide students with hands-on experience.

Capstone Senior Design

Engineering students solve real problems for industry partners, companies and governments.

Business Pitch

Students with innovative business ideas compete for prizes, mentorship and the chance to pitch their creative ideas to industry panelists.

Community Impact Media

Students create documentaries about local community social impact nonprofits with guidance from professionals.

Nursing Simulation Lab

The state of the art laboratory prepares future nurses for success in the health care profession.
w

Teaching Fieldwork

Professional programs offer opportunities for classroom and clinical experiences.
U

California Forensic Science Institute

The on-campus institute focuses on research development, professional training, student support, and community engagement.
Honors College medallions

A scholar community

The Honors College provides a scholarly environment that empowers highly motivated and intellectually curious students to explore an interdisciplinary curriculum, embrace lifelong learning, and engage deeply in the Los Angeles community.

Honors College medallions

A scholar community

The Honors College provides a scholarly environment that empowers highly motivated and intellectually curious students to explore an interdisciplinary curriculum, embrace lifelong learning, and engage deeply in the Los Angeles community.

Honors College medallions

A scholar community

The Honors College provides a scholarly environment that empowers highly motivated and intellectually curious students to explore an interdisciplinary curriculum, embrace lifelong learning, and engage deeply in the Los Angeles community.

“Cal State LA has taught me to be more well-rounded and resilient, especially being a female in a field that is majority male. The environment in my department was super collaborative. I really enjoyed the opportunity to interact with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds and experiences.”

– Alexis Kam, Class of 2020

Alexis Kam

“Cal State LA has taught me to be more well-rounded and resilient, especially being a female in a field that is majority male. The environment in my department was super collaborative. I really enjoyed the opportunity to interact with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds and experiences.”

– Alexis Kam, Class of 2020

Alexis Kam

“Cal State LA has taught me to be more well-rounded and resilient, especially being a female in a field that is majority male. The environment in my department was super collaborative. I really enjoyed the opportunity to interact with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds and experiences.”

– Alexis Kam, Class of 2020

Alexis Kam