Press Release

Foundry College Awarded Approval by California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

By Foundry College on April 09, 2021

San Francisco — Foundry College, a new kind of college that builds future-ready skills and knowledge by providing adults with an education that combines the durable professional skills that employers seek with in-demand, job-relevant credentials to align with the jobs of today and tomorrow, today announced that the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) has approved Foundry College to offer the following programs:

  • Project Management Credentialed Certificate
  • Salesforce Administrator Credentialed Certificate
  • Associate of Arts in Business Management (provisional)

Foundry College is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.

“Securing approval from the BPPE is a quantum leap forward in Foundry College’s growth potential – for us and for our current and future learners” said Dr. Akiba Covitz, president and CEO of Foundry College. “One of the key values Foundry offers is that learners can work their way up, from our unique teaching of foundational, professional skills to wherever they want to go.”

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About Foundry College
Foundry College is a new kind of college that offers live, face-to-face classes in an online environment that promotes the community of a traditional classroom experience. Every class combines live, instructor-led lectures with small-group active learning sessions to ensure that new skills and knowledge are effectively integrated, retained, and can be put into immediate practice. Foundry College’s proprietary learning management system, the Forge, can host up to 200 students per session and uses performance data to facilitate student learning and success. Created by a team led by President Emeritus and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Stephen M. Kosslyn, Foundry College launched in 2018 and is headquartered in San Francisco. Foundry College was recently named a Top 100 Ed Tech company in North America by HolonIQ.