California State University, Northridge’s (Cal State Northridge) history began in 1952 as part of the Los Angeles State College. In 1958 the valley campus separated and became known as the San Fernando Valley State College. It wasn’t until 1972 that it got it present name – California State University, Northridge. Now, more than 50 years later it has received numerous reviews, ranking 2nd nationally in 2006 according to National Science Foundation, and consistently ranking in US News and World Report editions to be among “America’s Best Colleges”.

Cal State Northridge is also known for its Tseng College, which focuses on graduate, international, and mid-career education. The Tseng College offers online Master’s programs in Communications Disorders and Sciences, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Knowledge Management. It also has a whole slew of online programs on the way including programs in: Assistive Technology and Human Services, Speech Language Pathology, Public Administration, Public Policy, and Nursing Education.

Admission requirements for online programs vary per program but basic requirements include transcripts from colleges university attended, certificate of good standing, appropriate computer equipment and software.

Tuition for Tseng College online courses vary per program. Detailed costs can be requested. Tuition does not cover incidental fees and books.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Tseng College students may also apply to be a “sponsored student” to lower costs.

CSUN is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Currently it is in the process of another re-accreditation process, which will last till 2011.

For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, classes, accreditation, school rankings, reviews, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact California State University at Northridge.