International Training & Education Programs

The International Training and Education Programs (ITEP) offer management training and educational programs to executives and managers in the public and private sectors from around the world. Through these programs, ITEP promotes business cooperation and educational and cultural exchanges for the mutual interests of both the United States and other countries.

ITEP is designed to for mid-career professionals and executives seeking training in various academic disciplines in topics such as:

  • U.S culture and values
  • English language
  • Business and social etiquette
  • Organizational practices and protocol
  • Corporate and government culture

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals in various fields
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Managers and directors
  • Governmental officers
  • Teachers & education administrators

Our Experience

The College of Extended Learning (CEL) has been involved in training government officials and professionals from around the world for more than 10 years. We have offered approximately 500 long- and short-term program, and have served over 10,000 participants.

Programs in English for specific purposes can be arranged to meet the needs of business, technical or education/school groups.

International Extension Programs (IEP) and the College of Extended Learning have the ability to design programs tailored to your groups specific needs, including but not limited to, certificate programs.


  • Access to top quality professors and credentialed professionals who work with practical and applied experience
  • Flexibility to work within your time frame and situation
  • Short- and long-term programs
  • Cost-effective training
  • Highest quality service
  • Ability to deliver programs locally, nationally and internationally
  • Specialized curriculum for companies, government agencies, educational institutions and entrepreneur groups
  • Internship opportunities
  • Visits with local government agencies and businesses to expand and enhance the learning activities and experience
  • Excellent activities, accommodations, meals, transportation and tours

  • Business
    • Business Administration
    • Business Statistics
    • Customer Relations
    • Doing Business in Asia
    • E-Marketing
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Ethics in the Workplace
    • Government Industry Relations
    • Hospitality Management
    • International Trade
    • Logistics and Transportation
    • Market Development
    • Marketing Communication
    • Media Management
    • Public Relations/Media Relations
    • Supply Chain Management
    • West Point Way of Leadership
    • Workplace Safety Management
  • Economics
    • Business Cycles and History
    • Global Crisis and Analysis
    • International Economics
    • Macroeconomics
    • Microeconomics
  • Education
    • Continuing Education
    • English for Specific Programs
    • Higher Education Administration
    • Language in the Workplace
    • Secondary Education Administration
    • TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Training
    • Training for Educators
    • Vocational Education
  • Finance and Accounting
    • Accounting
    • Asset Management
    • Business Finance
    • Consumer Banking
    • Corporate Financial Strategy
    • External Auditing
    • Internal Auditing and Management Controls
    • Investment Management
    • Taxation
  • Government
    • Anti-Dumping
    • Anti-Smuggling
    • Criminal Justice
    • Customs Administration
    • Disease Prevention
    • E-Government
    • Emergency Preparation
    • Environmental Protection
    • Hydraulic Engineering
    • Labor Unions
    • Land and Resources Management
    • National Park Protection
    • Public Administration
    • Public Security
    • Retirement
    • Social Security and Benefits Administration
    • Tourism Resources Protection
    • Urban Planning and Design
    • Water Resources Management
  • Health Care
    • Health Care Administration
    • Hospital Management
    • Medicare
    • Public Health Administration
  • Information Technology
    • Distance Learning
    • GIS (Geographic Information System)
    • Information Network
    • Cyber Security
    • International Electronic Commerce
  • Management
    • Bargaining and Negotiation
    • Business Law
    • Human Resources Management
    • Intellectual Property
    • Multinational Cooperation Management
    • Non-Profit Organization Management
    • Opportunity Analysis
    • Organizational Theory and Behavior
    • Project Management
    • Quality Control Management
    • Real Estate Development
    • Risk Management
    • Small- and Medium-sized Corporation Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Technology Park Management
    • Theater Management
  • Other
    • Agriculture
    • Animation Design
    • Architecture
    • Coal Mining
    • Energy Efficiency Construction
    • Winter/Summer Student Camps

CSUSB have corporate relationships with public and private organizations in California that enable us to offer programs of the highest quality and provide first-hand practical experience to our participants. Through our educational programs, the University is constantly building bridges between its community and other nations.

On a regular basis, we collaborate with:

  • The City of San Bernardino
  • International Trade Council of the County of San Bernardino, California
  • Inland Empire International Business Association
  • San Bernardino Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • San Bernardino Community Hospital
  • San Bernardino County Library
  • Economic development agencies
  • Arrowhead Credit Union
  • Transtech Engineers, Inc.
  • Area schools
  • ESRI
  • Center for International Trade Development, Riverside, California
  • Express Employment Professionals
  • HHB Inc.
  • Acorn Technology Corporation
  • San Bernardino Police Department
  • Auditor/Controller-Recorder, County of San Bernardino, California
  • Inland Empire Women's Business Center
  • San Bernardino International Airport
  • California Welcome Center
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Court of Appeal, 4th District, Riverside, California
  • United States District Court, Riverside, California
  • County Counsel, San Bernardino, California
  • Beaver Medical Group
  • Pepboys Distribution Center
  • Costco
  • Citizen Business Bank Arena
  • SOAR Charter Academy
  • Toyota North American Parts Center
  • San Bernardino City Unified School District

  • Centre National Des Arts et Métiers, France
  • City of San Bernardino, California
  • Columbia Steel
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
  • Gazi University, Anikara, Turkey
  • Daejeon University, Korea
  • Sejong University, Korea
  • Amity University, India
  • Association of Global Universities, ISA (International Studies Abroad)
  • IKEA
  • Jinwen University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • San Bernardino Community Hospital
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Committee
  • China Customs
  • China State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
  • Sichuan Film Company
  • Beijing Tobacco Company
  • China National Development and Reform Commission
  • People's Republic of China's Premier's Executive Office's Legislative Affairs Office
  • The Ministry of Public Security of the People's Republic of China
  • The Ministry of Construction of the People's Republic of China
  • The Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China
  • The Ministry of Forestry of the People's Republic of China
  • The Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China
  • The Ministry of Water Resources of the People's Republic of China
  • General Administration of Sports of China
  • State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs
  • China Academy of Science
  • Shanxi Normal University
  • Beijing College of Finance
  • Shanghai Finance University
  • Yunan University
  • Wuhan Urban Planning and Development
  • Shanghai Municipal Administration
  • Chinese Culture Academy
  • Southwest University of Polictical Science and Law


The visits with the delegations helped the City of San Bernardino to build bridges with entrepreneurs by showing how the City values their culture, commitment and contributions to international trade and commerce.

Lori Sassoon, Assistant City Manager, City of San Bernardino, California

ITEP provided us with advanced teaching methods and technology, qualified teachers, rich information data and resources, practical schedule and study plan, and valuable site visit experience. The program is a window to get a thorough understanding of the U.S. economy, politics, culture and society.

SUN, XUEGUANG, Vice Dean, Wuhan Municipal Academy of Social Sciences and
Group Leader, Wuhan City, Macroeconomics Management Group

From Community Hospital's senior vice president to our patient satisfaction surveys, everyone agrees that Language in the Workplace programs have worked to increase quality communication with our Spanish-speaking clients!

Rosilyn Nolan, RN, MSN, CCRN, Director, Education Department,
Community Education Center, Community Hospital, San Bernardino

Having the delegates visit our county departments provided a wonderful opportunity for cultural and educational exchanges and we would continue to welcome future visits.

Leonard Pimentel, Public Relations and Special Projects Administrator,
County of Riverside, Economic Development Agency

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Housing Options


  • Residence halls and apartments
  • Meal plan available

Living on campus is one of the easiest ways to become involved at CSUSB.
The Villages offers on-campus housing for students in three residential environments: Serrano Village, Arrowhead Village and University Village. Living on campus is a significant part of the CSUSB experience for approximately 1,500 students.

Visit Housing and Residential Life for more information.


Homestay for 120 hours tesol certificate

  • Improve English, learn American culture
  • Become a member of the family
  • Families provide three meals per day, transportation to and from campus, a bedroom and utilities (except phone)

International students can participate in the Homestay Program where they live with American families to improve their English and learn American culture firsthand. Host families are proud to explain American ways of life, Students can learn new things, taste new foods and see new places.

The IEP Homestay Program gives IEP students and members of the community an opportunity to learn more about other people and their cultures. By participating in the Homestay Program, you will be able to share your tradition and lifestyles while broadening your own cultural experiences.


For apartments near campus, visit UniversityParent, guide to supporting your student's freshman year.

Homestay Program

The IEP Homestay Program gives IEP students and members of the community an opportunity to learn more about other people and their cultures. By participating in the Homestay program, you will be able to share your traditions and lifestyle while broadening your own cultural experiences.

Homestay Benefits

  • American culture and language in a family environment.
  • Invaluable education to both students and host families.
  • Creating memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Homestay Includes

Host families are expected to provide students with:

  • A safe environment
  • A private room
  • Meals
  • Transportation to and from the California State University, San Bernardino campus.

Host families are encouraged to include students in family activities in the evenings and on weekends. These activities enrich the students' stay and give them a true picture of American culture.

Homestay Fees

Fees Academic Year
Homestay Application Fee $120.00
Homestay Fees (per month) $900.00
Homestay Fee (per night) $30.00

Apply for Homestay

  1. Download Homestay application.
  2. Submit your application, photos and payment.
    • Mail: send your completed Homestay application form, photos and check by mail to:

      Homestay Coordinator
      International Extension Programs
      California State University, San Bernardino
      5500 University Parkway, Room SH-134
      San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397 USA

      Please make check payable to: "CSUSB"
    • E-mail: send your application to, mail your check separately, e-mail or mail your photos.
    • Fax: send your application form by fax to (909) 537-5905 and mail your photos and check separately.

Visa Requirements

California State University, San Bernardino is authorized to issue I-20 forms (Certificates of Student Eligibility) for full-time intensive English study. Students may then enter the U.S. on an F-1 student visa obtained from the American Embassy or consulate.

F-1 visas are issued on the basis of full-time study. This means that you are expected to attend your scheduled classes every day that you are enrolled in ELP. After three quarters of full-time study, you are eligible for one quarter off.

If you are planning to study in the U.S., you must apply for an F-1 visa.

Download Application for I-20 (Student Visa) Form

Students applying for ELP's Intensive English Program should complete the financial statement located on the application form. Students accepted for study will receive the I-20 form so that they may obtain an F-1 student visa at the nearest U.S. consulate.

Health Insurance

International students must have health insurance coverage at all times while enrolled at CSUSB.

Mandatory Student Health Insurance:

It is the International Extensions Program policy that all students purchase health insurance through the CSUSB International Extension Programs as part of their registration fees. Students are automatically billed for the Health Insurance plan at the beginning of each Quarter.

The Health Insurance Plan is currently administered by USI Affinity Travel Insurance Services. For complete information about coverage please go to Global Underwriters