San Bernardino has developed one of the nation’s leading
teacher preparation programs, along with highly respected
programs in business, computer science, geographic information,
psychology, health and public administration, accounting
and finance, and nursing.
CSU San Bernardino has taken a leading role in studying
and understanding the Middle East. It is the only CSU campus
offering Arabic language and Islamic history courses.
CSU San Bernardino’s annual impact on the Inland Empire
region is enormous.
Annual spending related to CSU San Bernardino in the Inland
Empire region ($299 million) generates a total impact of
$533 million on the regional economy. This impact sustains
more than 10,000 jobs in the region, and generates more
than $28 million per year in tax revenue. Even greater—more
than $600 million of the earnings by alumni from CSU San
Bernardino are attributable to their CSU degrees.
San Bernardino improves California’s economy with research,
education, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
One reason the CSU succeeds in teacher education is because
its programs have strong linkages with local school districts.
CSU San Bernardino maintains partnerships with 59 school
districts in San Bernardino and Riverside counties. CSU
San Bernardino consistently ranks among the top CSU campuses
that produce credentialed teachers.