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Certificate Programs


Our certificate program is currently the ONLY arts integration certificate offered in the San Diego County!

CSUSM Extended Learning offers a customized certificate in Arts Integration to individuals who take a total of 5 one-unit modules in Arts Integration. Modules are offered throughout the year (and even include a summer intensive bootcamp) and can also be scheduled and brought directly into school districts or schools. The Arts Integration Certificate is appropriate for teachers, teaching artists, parents, and interested community members.

Below is a menu of currently available modules that can be tailored to you, your district, school, or community.  

Staring in January 2019 the first set of modules are scheduled at the San Diego County Office of Education:

6401 Linda Vista Rd,
San Diego, CA 92111

Cost for each module is $200 with an option to attain PD/university graduate credits.

For more information on the Spring 2019 offerings including how to register: Download Interactive PDF


To customize a Certificate program for your district, school, or community contact Merryl Goldberg at 

Menu of Available Modules:

  • Music across the curriculum
  • Theater across the curriculum
  • Dance across the curriculum
  • Visual Arts across the curriculum
  • Culturally and Linguistically responsive pedagogy and the arts
  • Arts and Social Justice
  • Arts Advocacy
  • The Business of Arts
  • The role of illustrations in children's reading
  • Picture books and visual arts standards
  • Teaching visual literacy to strengthen reading
  • Arts Integration to Engage Students in Cross-Curricular Learning
  • Building Community Through the Arts
  • Arts and Literacy/Literacy and the Arts