Classes for non-CSUN Students
Through Open University, anyone ─ community members, professionals, international or visiting students ─ can take CSUN courses during the Fall Semester and Spring Semester.

  • No formal application or admission process
  • Courses available on campus or online
  • Earn transferable credits - up to 24 units for bachelor’s degree and 9 units for master’s degree


Classes for CSUN Students and non-CSUN Students
These accelerated-format university courses are perfect for improving your GPA, satisfying prerequisites, or enabling you to graduate faster.

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Winter Term

  • Take up to 4 units
  • Offered in two components:
    • 3 week online courses
    • 4 week on-campus courses
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Summer Session

  • Your choice of three sessions - 6 weeks or 12 weeks long
  • Take up to 13 units
  • Financial aid available to eligible CSUN students