Cal State Dominguez Hills Profile

California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH or Cal State Dominguez Hills) is a four-year public university founded in 1960.

The university is made up of the College of Business Administration and Public Policy, College of Education, College of Extended and International Education, College of Health and Human Services, College of Arts and Humanities, and the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences. It offers 45 undergraduate majors, 24 master's degrees and a number of certificate and credential programs.

In addition the university offers the largest distance learning program in California. Following graduate degrees are available through distance learning:
- M.A. Humanities External Degree
- M.A. Negotiation, Conflict Res. and Peacebuilding
 - M.S. Nursing
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master of Public Administration (MPA)
- M.S. Quality Assurance

The university is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Secondary Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Other accreditations include the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).


- According to the Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, it is ranked 45th and 39th in granting undergraduate and graduate degrees, respectively, to minorities. It is also ranked 1st among California institutions in the total number of bachelor’s and master’s degrees, respectively, awarded to African Americans. In addition the university ranked 13th in two other categories — for the number of bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and statistics and for the number of graduate degrees in education handed out to Hispanics.

- The online MBA program was cited in the Wall Street Journal and is listed as a top-ten best buy by

- Named by Forbes magazine as one of the top 20 “Cyber” universities.

- The online M.B.A. program was ranked 8th on’s “Top 40 Best Buys” - a list of the top 40 most affordable accredited online programs in the country.

- The Master’s of Public Administration (M.P.A.) online program was ranked as one of’s top five “Best Buys” for M.P.A.’s in the country.

- The distance MBA has been placed among the top 10 least expensive in America according to the

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