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Academic & Career Communities


Explorers involves a cross-disciplinary exploration into a variety of courses representative of different programs. This holistic experience provides a solid foundation in the liberal arts, science, and/or business, along with courses in career and counseling.

If you are an English language learner, visit the English as a Second Language (ESL) website.

Academic Pathways

Start here to learn about our different certificates and degrees, recommended course sequence, transferability, and some career options.

Contact for More Information

CSM Academic and Career Communities

(650) 574-6262

With emphasis on a well-rounded educational experience, Explorers is a great choice if you haven’t yet decided on a career goal or area of study. The Explorers community provides an opportunity for personal growth and self-discovery. It includes courses in career development and counseling, ensuring that learners gain valuable insights into their own aspirations and professional pathways.

For more information, contact Career Services at Or call (650) 574‑6400 to make a career counseling appointment today.

“Not sure where to start? Reach out to CSM’s Career Services or make a career counseling appointment today! We’re here to help.”

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