Lifelong Learning

Cal Lutheran offers classes, seminars, forums and conferences that are open to the community. Whether you are looking for a preschool or summer camp, to update your computer or work skills, complete your bachelor's or graduate degree, participate in discussion forums, or just learn more about things of interest to you, you can find it on these pages. Check back often to find new courses and learning opportunities.

Certificate Programs

Certificate in Marketing and Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit executives, staff, board members and volunteers improve the development process through marketing and communications skills taught by seasoned professionals. Earn three continuing education units.

Certificate in Financial Planning

Online accredited program enables professionals worldwide to earn a certificate in financial planning. This rigorous program prepares students to sit for the Certified Financial Planner© certification exam.

Post-MBA Certificate Series

Designed for students with MBA or advanced degrees, this series offers a choice of four professional tracks, each with four targeted courses. Customized tracks are available.

Certificate in Information Technology

Courses in information technology present career options, validate prior knowledge, and upgrade skills. Classes offered four times a year. Full academic credit can be applied to bachelor's degree.

Certificate in Information Systems

Courses in information systems overview systems, explain career options, certify prior knowledge and improve skills. Classes offered four times a year. Full academic credit can be applied to bachelor's degree.

Computer Training Workshops

Evening Computer Classes

Community members learn to maximize computer use for office or home. Workshop topics include:

  • digital camera and computer usage
  • electronic address book creation
  • budgeting using spreadsheets

No academic or CEU credit. Please contact Sue Bauer at (805) 493-3368, or for dates and times of upcoming workshops.

For Teachers

Continuing Education

Courses, programs and events are offered to K-12 educators for continued learning, professional training and personal enrichment. Formal admission to the University is not required.

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