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The Center for Regional and Continuing Education is a center at Chico State. Although it holds the designation "Center," it is headed by a dean, as if it were a college.

A Tradition of Education and Service to the World

Founded in 1887 on the grounds of pioneer John Bidwell's Ranchero, California State University, Chico is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in California. Ranked as one of the top public universities in the west, CSU, Chico has built a tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, and service. To extend the mission of the university, CSU, Chico Continuing Educationhttp://rce.csuchico.edu delivers educational programming and services to more than 10,000 students and professionals annually.

Serving The Campus

Recognizing the varied needs of the on-campus student, Continuing Education administers a schedule of credit and non-credit courseshttp://rce.csuchico.edu/courses beyond the regular university class schedule.

To increase access, Continuing Education administers accelerated academic sessions during the winter and summer. To support lifelong learning, CSU, Chico Continuing Education also administers the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutehttp://rce.csuchico.edu/osher and ElderCollegehttp://rce.csuchico.edu/eldercollege.

Serving Northern California

As the anchor institution in Northern California, CSU, Chico serves a twelve-county service area, the largest in the 23-campus California State University system. Continuing Education is dedicated to providing higher education access to this distributed population through regional programs, Open Universityhttp://rce.csuchico.edu/openu, and the delivery of accredited certificates and degrees.

In addition to degree programming, every year Continuing Education provides continuing education courses and conferenceshttp://rce.csuchico.edu for dental professionals, nurses, physicians, marriage and family therapists, social workers, psychologists, teachers, peace officers, mediators and custody evaluators, tribal leaders, government managers and attorneys.

CSU, Chico Continuing Education also offers courses for degree completion and master programs (Professional MBA and Master of Social Work) in Reddinghttp://rce.csuchico.edu/redding through Shasta College and online.

California And Beyond

For more than 30 years, CSU, Chico has provided customized distance education services to corporations, government agencies and individual clients.

CSU, Chico initiated the world's first satellite-delivered masters program in computer science and continues its leadership with online degree and certificate programshttp://rce.csuchico.edu/online based on live Internet-based video direct to the desktop.

Continuing Education is also home of the CSU, Chico American Language and Culture Institutehttp://rce.csuchico.edu/alci, which offers an intensive English language program for international students.

Give us a call! - CSU, Chico Continuing Education - 530-898-6105

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