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Professional Development Training, Pre-Bachelor

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They do not only create programs that draw from a wide array of content options - including the full range of the University’s fields and disciplines - but also offer great flexibility in formats and delivery modes.

The format options range from single sessions (e.g., a one-day professional seminar) to a series of sessions scheduled over several weeks or months.

California State University Northridge’s Tseng College specializes in custom-designing professional development, education and training programs like Professional Development Training for international clients.

The programs can be delivered not only in-person or online but also through blends (“hybrids”) of both modes that offer access from home, work, campus, or at single or multiple sites elsewhere in the United States.

The instructional teams for our programs include both CSUN faculty members, who are recognized for their outstanding teaching abilities and scholarship in their respective disciplines, and accomplished practitioners, authors and scholars with special expertise in their fields, who are drawn from sister universities and other national or international organizations.

We design all of our professional development and training offerings in collaboration with university faculty and recognized experts in the featured subject areas. Further, we tailor all aspects of these programs – from course content and instructional strategies to formats and delivery modes – to meet the specific learning objectives of our clients.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The Tseng College currently offers professional development/training programs in the following fields:

  • Educational Administration
  • Health Sciences and Administration
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Nursing
  • Public Administration

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Program Requirements

All applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have completed high school
  • Have a 2.0 minimum grade point average for university courses (based on a 4.0 grading system) or equivalent
  • Meet the English language proficiency requirement for undergraduate students:
TOEFL iBT = 61 or IELTS = 6.0 (contact the SAC program for country-specific quivalencies that are also accepted)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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