Training/Education Directory Featured

8:00pm EDT June 25, 2009

California State University East Bay

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94542
(510) 885-3000
Mohammad H. Qayoumi
California State University East Bay offers more than 100 career-focused fields of study, with 49 baccalaureate degrees, 64 minors and 33 master’s degree programs. The college has two campuses — one in Hayward Hills and one in the Concord — plus a professional center in downtown Oakland.
Founded: 1957
Key areas of study
Master’s programs, freshman learning communities, business, teaching, nursing

Dominican University

of California

50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 457-4440
Joseph R. Fink
Dominican University of California is an independent university with Catholic heritage. The university offers more than 60 academic programs and a student to faculty ration of 11-to-1. Dominican prides itself on diversity with approximately 40 percent of its undergraduates being African-American, Latino, Asian-American or Native American.
Founded: 1890
Key areas of study
Master’s programs, Honors Program, School of Business and Leadership, School of Education, Center for Adult and Extended Education

Golden Gate University

536 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 442-7800
Dan Angel
Golden Gate University offers undergraduate and graduate programs for working adults. Based in San Francisco, the university also serves students through five regional satellites and its online course offerings. Golden Gate University’s School of Taxation is one of the largest and most respected in the country.
Founded: 1901
Key areas of study
Business and management, information technology, taxation, law

San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111
Robert A. Corrigan
San Francisco State University offers bachelor’s degrees in 115 specializations, master’s degrees in 95 areas of specialization and a doctorate of education. San Francisco State University enrolls the largest number of international students in the U.S. and ranks second in the U.S. for the number of students who study abroad.
Founded: 1899
Key areas of study
Bioscience, film, journalism, business, education

San José State University

1 Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192
(408) 924-1000
Jon Whitmore
San José State University grants bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 134 areas of study and is one of the top 200 research universities in the country. The university is the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast and 50 percent of its students are residents of Santa Clara County.
Founded: 1857
Key areas of study
Master’s programs, Silicon Valley’s No. 1 supplier of education, engineering, computer science and business graduates

Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Road
Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 554-4000
Fr. Michael Engh
Santa Clara University offers undergraduate curricula in arts and science, business and engineering, as well as master’s, Ph.D. and law degrees. The Silicon Valley school has the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master’s universities and ranks second overall among the master’s universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report.
Founded: 1851
Key areas of study
Master’s program, intellectual property law, arts and sciences, business and engineering

St. Mary’s College of California

1928 St. Mary’s Road
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 631-4000
Brother Ronald Gallagher
St. Mary’s College of California is a Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college that offers students 38 academic majors and six master’s programs. The college prides itself on its unique academic programs, including a monthlong session on a single topic and Collegiate Seminar, a study of western world writings.
Founded: 1863
Key areas of study
School of Liberal Arts, School of Economics & Business Administration, School of Education, School of Science

Stanford University

450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-2300
John Hennessy
Stanford University is known as one of the world’s leading research and teaching institutions. The university offers 75 undergraduate programs of study and offers joint bachelor/master degree programs in education, law, medicine and business. Stanford has launched universitywide initiatives on human health, the environment and sustainability, international affairs, and the arts.
Founded: 1891
Key areas of study
Biology, economics, international relations, political science, psychology

University of California, Berkeley

2200 University Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000
Robert J. Birgeneau
The University of California, Berkeley has become a premier public institution with 130 academic departments and more than 80 interdisciplinary research units. Berkeley ranks No. 1 nationally in the number of graduate programs in the top 10 in their fields and produces more Ph.D.s annually than any other U.S. university.
Founded: 1868
Key areas of study
Master’s program, Ph.D. program, electrical engineering and computer science, molecular and cell biology, political science

University of California,

San Francisco

513 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
(415) 476-9000
J. Michael Bishop
The University of California, San Francisco is a leading university dedicated to health worldwide through biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions. The public health sciences university’s roots are traced back to Toland Medical College in 1864. The university has affiliations with six local hospitals.
Founded: 1864
Key areas of study
School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry, graduate studies

University of Phoenix

3590 N. 1st St., Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95134
(800) 266-2107
William Pepicello
The University of Phoenix tries to make higher education more accessible for working students through night classes, flexible scheduling and online classes at more than 200 locations. The university offers more than 100 degree programs at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels in business, technology, health care and education.
Founded: 1976
Key areas of study
Business, education, nursing and health care, criminal justice, technology

University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-5555
Rev. Stephen A. Privett
The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit institution providing students bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Besides its main campus, the university reaches students through four Northern California regional campuses. The University of San Francisco enrolls students in six schools, arts and sciences, business and management, nursing, education, professional studies and law.
Founded: 1855
Key areas of study
Arts and sciences, business and management, nursing, education, professional studies