Degrees for working professionals and unique populations. These degree opportunities
are accessible and effective for those who work full time and want to pursue higher
Accelerated Bachelor in Business Administration
Allows business majors to complete the final two years of their degrees in 17 months.
Cohorts are offered in Fresno and Visalia.
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B.A. in Liberal Arts Online (Reconnect Program)
An exciting new degree completion program for former Fresno State students interested
in returning to school to complete their undergraduate degrees.
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B.A. Social Science Degree Completion
The BA in Social Science is restricted to students incarcerated in two prisons in
Chowchilla: Valley State Prison (VSP) and Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF)
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Master of Business Administration for Executives
An accelerated MBA program designed to accommodate the schedules of busy professionals.
Classes meet on Saturdays.
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Master of Public Administration (MPA) - Visalia
An essential degree for rising employees in the public sector. Meets on Friday evenings
and Saturdays at the Fresno State Visalia Campus. NOTE: this program is currently
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Certificates of Advanced Study
Continuing and Global Education offers graduate-level certificate programs for students
looking to enhance their professional skills and careers. These certificate and professional
development programs are offered in the classroom, as well as online. Online programs
include geographic information systems, community and regional planning, and psychiatric
Certificate of Advanced Study in Community and Regional Planning
This fully online, 2-semester program provides the theoretical, technical, ethical,
and professional foundations of the planning field. NOTE: this program is currently
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Certificate of Advanced Study in Geographic Information Systems
A fully online, 12-unit program that enables students to acquire, manage, analyze,
visualize, and represent geospatial data.
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Certificate of Advanced Study for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners
A fully online, 19-unit program. This unique program meets the requirements for national
certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center as a Mental Health Psychiatric
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Standalone classes exploring unique topics.
High Altitude Biology
For current Fresno State students.
An immersive program where students monitor their psychological responses to high
altitude, lead discussions on insects, mammals, birds, fish, and plants survive the
high-altitude environment, investigate plant diversity, and discuss the negative impacts
climate change and pollution have on high altitude plants and animals.
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Other Academic Programs
These programs provide vital workforce training to Fresno State students and California
Early Childhood Education (ECE) 24-Unit Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Certificate
The ECE 24-Unit TK Certificate Program offers intensive preparation for teachers who
have, or are obtaining a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and want to enhance
their ECE qualifications for teaching in TK or K classrooms.
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Speech Language Pathology Assistant Authorization
A six-unit program that provides recent graduates with the essential knowledge and
fieldwork to become speech language pathology assistants.
Global Awareness Certificate of Special Study
The Global Awareness Certificate is a Certificate of Special Study awarded for successfully
completing at least 12 semester units, tailored to the student's international study
Learn More About the Global Awareness Certificate