Stanford University: Distance Learning Programs

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Stanford, California
Stanford Center for Professional Development

Stanford University was founded in 1891. It is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges. It first offered distance learning courses in 1969. In fall 2003, there were 1,500 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to bookstore, campus computer network, e-mail services, library services.

Contact Leslie French, SCPD Customer Relations, Stanford University, 496 Lomita Hall, Room 300, Stanford, CA 94305-4036. Telephone: 650-725-6950. Fax: 650-725-2868. E-mail: [email protected].


Graduate Certificate Advanced Software Systems; Artificial Intelligence; Bioinformatics; Computational Fluid Dynamics (Aeronautics and Astronautics/Mechanical Engineering); Computational Genomics; Computer Architecture; Computer Hardware and VLSI Design; Computer Languages and Operating Systems; Control and System Engineering; Data Mining and Applications (Statistics); Databases; Design for Customer Value and Market Success; Digital Communication; Electronic Circuits; Electronic Devices and Technology; Fluids (Aeronautics and Astronautics/Mechanical Engineering); Foundations in Computer Science; Guidance and Control (Aeronautics and Astronautics); International Security; Management Science and Engineering; Networking (Electrical Engineering); Optics, Imaging and Communications; Product Creation and Innovative Manufacturing; Quantitative Methods in Finance and Risk Management (Statistics); Risk Analysis (Management Science and Engineering); Signal Processing; Software Systems; Spacecraft Design and Operation Proficiency; Telecommunications; Thin Films and Nanomaterials; Wireless Personal Communication

MA Learning, Design and Technology

MS Aeronautics and Astronautics; BioMedical Informatics; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Management Science and Engineering; Mechanical Engineering


Non-credit— bioengineering and biomedical engineering; biological sciences/life sciences, other; biological technology; business administration and management; business/managerial economics; business quantitative methods and management science; civil engineering; civil engineering/civil technology; communications technologies; computer/information technology administration and management; computer science; computer systems networking and telecommunications; construction/building technology; construction management; electrical, electronics and communications engineering; electrical engineering; engineering design; engineering/industrial management; entrepreneurship; financial management and services; industrial engineering; industrial/manufacturing engineering; materials science; mechanical engineering; miscellaneous engineering-related technologies; telecommunications.

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