College of Science

School of Computing and Design


The School of Computing and Design has been working with the following organizations in recruitment, instruction, curriculum development and student services to enhance our workshops, certificates and seminars.

Higher education institutions

  • Cabrillo College (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Chinese University of Science and Technology (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • Defense Language Institute (Monterey, CA)
  • Hartnell College (Salinas, CA)
  • Monterey Peninsula College (Monterey, CA)
  • Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, CA)

Nonprofit organizations

  • California Homeland Security Consortium (Marina, CA)

Recruitment, training and student services partners

  • California Institute for Global Education (San Jose, CA)
  • Learning Exchange (Marina, CA)
  • Qilin Educational Services (Cupertino, CA)

Government organizations

Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC)

Since September 1996, the Consortium Research Fellows Program (CRFP) has placed students from California State University, Monterey Bay as Consortium Research Fellows and Consortium Research Assistants at the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC). Currently, 43 former Consortium students fill full-time positions at DMDC. Consortium students work with government mentors. Among the current 35 mentors are five former consortium students who graduated from CSUMB and are now nurturing the next generation of fellows and assistants.

Defense Language Institute

If you are employed by DLI and would like to have your tuition reimbursed, you need to submit DLI's SF182 (p1-5) and the Repayment Agreement forms no later than 45 business days (not calendar days) before the class starts. Check with DLI to make sure you qualify for a tuition reimbursement. (Only for MIST Program).

Collaboration between CalStateTEACH and MIST

CalStateTEACH is California State University's innovative, alternative teacher preparation program. It is non-traditional in that the curriculum is delivered using a self-study format, whereby program participants use online, print, and CD-ROM materials. Teacher candidates share ideas through web-based "class discussions," and get professional feedback through on-site coaching. CalStateTEACH participants enjoy personal guidance from mentor teachers at their school site as well as from CSU faculty. They communicate and share ideas with other participants via a special program web site.

CalStateTEACH and the School of Computing and Design would like to encourage students who have earned a teaching credential through CalStateTEACH, to apply to the MIST program. Moreover, CalStateTEACH agrees to support and assist MIST in contacting CalStateTEACH graduates. Following policies and guidelines of California State University, CSUMB and the MIST program, up to seven graduate credits (course at 500 level or above) earned in CalStateTEACH can be transferred into MIST.

Advisory boards

Each of the degree programs within the School of Computing and Design has an advisory board consisting of practitioners from the industry and educators from other institutions to ensure that the curriculum offered at the school keeps up with the changes in field and remains relevant to the needs of the industry. Our advisory boards have representatives from Google, Yahoo, Cisco, Takigawa Design, Definition Studio, CHOMP, DLI and regional educational institutions.