San Francisco State University is the intellectual heart and soul of San Francisco. Just like the city, SF State is known for innovation, creativity and progressive thinking, with a hands-on learning approach that has students applying their classroom learning to real-world challenges. The University is also a major civic force, partnering with government, business and educational leaders to advance both the University and the region. San Francisco State offers a variety of online courses and certificates. To learn more visit the SFSU College of Extended Learning.