Why Choose Extended Learning?
As the academic outreach branch of CSUSM, Extended Learning is a premier resource of education for individuals in North San Diego and Southwest Riverside counties. Our education experience is tailored to the unique needs of our students and includes undergraduate and graduate degrees, global education, professional certificates and certification exam preparation, online courses and certificates, customized training for businesses and lifelong learning programs. Our courses, seminars, workshops, certificate programs and degrees can be completed on time and on budget with guaranteed seats and small class sizes.
Detailed information on all of our programs is available at csusm.edu/el.
The seasonal course catalog for Extended Learning is available online now!
Dean of Extended Learning and Global Programs
Godfrey Gibbison joined CSUSM as the new dean of Extended Learning and Global Programs on Jan. 18, 2021. Most recently, he served as the interim dean of the Graduate School at the College of Charleston in South Carolina.
Born and raised in Jamaica, Gibbison is a first-generation college graduate. He earned a BS in economics from the University of the West Indies, an MS in agricultural economics from Iowa State University and a PhD in economics from Virginia Tech.
His career in education has included numerous faculty and administrative roles, including dean of the School of Professional Studies at the College of Charleston and director of the School of Economic Development at Georgia Southern University.
Gibbison is a Fulbright Scholar and co-author of the book “Crime and Development: The Jamaican Experience.”
About California State University San Marcos
Building on an innovative 31-year history, California State University San Marcos is a forward-focused institution, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities and solving critical issues. Located on a 306-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, CSUSM is the only public four-year comprehensive university serving North San Diego, Southwest Riverside and South Orange counties.
Extended Learning Programs
CSUSM Temecula Campus Programs
Business and Professional Development Programs
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Programs
Global Programs and Services
Locations and Contact Information
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM)
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096
CSUSM Extended Learning Building
288 Campus Way, San Marcos, CA 92078
CSUSM Temecula Campus
43890 Margarita Road, Temecula, CA 92592