California State University San Marcos offers degree programs in four schools as of 2015: the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences, the College of Business Administration, the College of Education, Health & Human Services, and the College of College of Science & Mathematics. Additionally, the school provides degree programs in Interdisciplinary Learning, such as film studies, native studies, global studies and environmental studies.
The College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral & Social Sciences features degree programs in history, political science, liberal studies, American Indian studies and women's studies. The college also offers graduate degrees in history, sociology, Spanish, psychology, and literature and writing.
Degree programs offered in the College of Business Administration include global business management, operations and supply chain management, accounting, finance and marketing. The program also offers graduate degrees in business administration.
The College of Education, Health & Human Services offers degree programs in education, nursing, social work, human development and speech-language pathology. The college's graduate degree programs include nursing, kinesiology, social work and speech-language pathology.
The College of Science & Mathematics features degree programs in biological sciences, physics, mathematics, biotechnology, and computer science and information technology. Graduate programs include mathematics, computer science, cybersecurity and biological sciences.
The school, founded in 1989, is part of the California State University system.