May 18, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024

College of Professional and Global Education

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Information about the College of Professional and Global Education

Office of the Dean

Golden Eagle Building 211
Phone: (323) 343-4907
Fax: (323) 343-4908
Webpage: College of Professional and Global Education


Associate Vice President, International Programs & Global Engagement, and Dean
Dr. Harkmore Lee, ext. 4907

Associate Dean, Administration

Associate Dean, Programs and Academic Innovation
Regina Cash, ext. 4967

Senior Director, Business Operations & Finance: 
Donny Hua,, ext. 4909

Director, Marketing & Communications: 
Linda Thome-Loera,, ext. 4969

Director, Student Services and DTLA Operations
Jean Cruz, ext. 4900

Assistant Director, Student Services: 
Tom Lau, ext. 4905

Director, International Programs & Global Engagement
Dr. Jimmy Solis, ext. 3170


The College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE) is ever-evolving to consistently deliver timely and relevant higher and extended education programs to individuals, businesses, government and non-profits throughout southern California. PaGE’s multi-faceted regional and international student focus nurtures minds and advances careers. Through innovative curriculum and life-changing experiences, students gain new perspectives, become more informed and ready for the challenges ahead.

Opened in 2016, Cal State LA Downtown extends the University’s footprint of high quality teaching and extensive resources to students working and living in the heart of Los Angeles. Our state-of-the-art and spacious DTLA campus offers undergraduate and graduate programs, certificate programs and professional development programs to meet the needs of the region, as well as current and future workforce demands.

Incoming international students continue to choose Cal State LA as a destination university. International Programs and Global Education (IPGE) guides their enrollment and helps them create a pathway to Cal State LA, and maximize their studies once they are here. Furthering our cross-cultural reach, IPGE also creates many Study Abroad options for Cal State LA students to gain invaluable international experiences and skills that enhance their future careers in a global society. Designed for students with advanced English language skills, the Semester in LA program provides international students with a unique opportunity to experience the best of American university life without formal admission to Cal State LA. Students can take classes over one or two semesters alongside U.S. students.

From international studies and degree completion programs to professional courses and personal enrichment classes, our programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of every type of adult learner. We are committed and dedicated to empowering our students to thrive and achieve.

Mission Statement

The College of Professional and Global Education provides flexible, relevant, and practical educational pathways, preparing individuals and organizations to engage, serve, and succeed in the regional and global economies.


Degree Programs

Certificate Programs

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Nutritional Science
  • Community Teaching Artist
  • Healthcare Revenue Cycle Administration
  • Leadership
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Project Management

Professional Training Programs

  • Accounting and Tax Seminars
  • Bilingual Authorization Program
  • Engineering Test Preparation
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Oracle Database Administration Training
  • Oracle Java SE 8 Training
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Prep
  • Strategies for Professionals: Improvisation and Acting

Institutional Programs

International Programs

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