Academic Courses & Degrees
Whether you are considering an advanced degree or need to pick up a class to complete course requirements for your baccalaureate, we have options for you. Perhaps you would like to take an academic evening class at Cal Poly or explore a new field. You can take Cal Poly classes as a non-matriculated student through Open University. You'll find many options and more details on the programs listed here as you explore our website. The possibilities are growing, so please check back for updates. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us. We are here to help.
If you reside outside of California and looking at online academic courses, please read State Authorization for Distance Education.
Open University provides access to any Cal Poly academic class on a space available basis to members of the community, students from other campuses who want to take classes at Cal Poly and Cal Poly students taking a quarter off who may want to take one or two classes to maintain their progress. Through Open University access, professionals can update their skills or explore a new field. Students attending other colleges may take Cal Poly classes through this method during the summer via Open University.
Cal Poly’s FEED is an intensive 12-week certificate program designed to immerse students in a hands-on learning experience that will introduce them to the knowledge, skills and tools required to become successful beginning farmers while also providing mentorship throughout the first year of the beginning farmers' career to create a foundation for long-term success.
The mission of our internship is to train dietetic interns who will be competent, well-rounded, culturally sensitive individuals and contributing members to the field of dietetics. Upon completing their dietetic internship, students will be qualified to enter clinical dietetics, foodservice management, community programs and to take the registration examination for their RD credential. Cal Poly, SLO Dietetic Internship reflects the University's philosophy of “learn by doing”.