Welcome to the Division of Continuing and Global Education!


  • Open University

    Interested in taking a university class without being admitted to the university?

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  • Summer Session

    Take a class in the nine-week period between June 8 - August 7, 2015 and accelerate your time to degree completion.

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  • May-June Intersession

    Maximize academic success and accelerate your time to degree completion by taking a 3-week course during Intersession.

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  • Downtown Center

    The Downtown Center is an exciting partnership between Fresno State and Bitwise Industries that will bring professional development courses to Downtown Fresno.

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  • Early Start

    The Early Start Program is a tool used across the California State University system to prepare incoming freshmen for college-level English and Math courses

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  • Study Abroad

    The Office of Study Abroad and International Exchanges is committed to assisting Fresno State students and faculty in learning about and participating in international activities both on campus and abroad.

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Downtown Center

We are currently accepting registrations for our Downtown Center pilot programs! Starting in July, Fresno State will offer the Professional Development courses at temporary sites until our building at Van Ness & Mono in Downtown Fresno is completed.

Certificate Award in Advanced Grant Writing (Fri. July 24, 31, Aug. 7)

Workshop 1 - Governmental Grant Writing (July 24)

Workshop 2 - Private Foundation Grant Writing (July 31)

Workshop 3 - Budgets, Allowable Costs and Evaluations (August 7)

NOTE: Participants can register and take individual workshops but must register and complete all three workshops to earn the certificate.

Intellectual Property Law for Entrepreneurs (Wed. Aug. 5) 

Summer Session

There are still a few classes that have not yet started. Check the schedule of classes to see which history, Civil Engineering, Criminology, Music and Humanities class you are still able to enroll in. Registration is available through the first day of class as long as there are seats available. Fees are $315 per unit and payment is due within 24 hours of registration. For more information, click here.

Early Start

Registration begins on May 4, 2015. The Admissions office will unlock students' Early Start registration during the week of May 4. Please check your MyFresnoState portal for an Early Start registration link. Classes begin on June 22July 6, and July 20. For more information, click here.



A-Z program listing

Registration Info

downtown center

International Travel Study

study abroad

Passport Place