Degrees & Certificates

Information for Current Students


Academic Programs

Continuing and Global Education offers a variety of specialized academic  programs geared towards working professionals.

Undergraduate Programs 

These degree completion programs allow students to complete the last two years of their undergraduate degrees in specialized cohorts. 

Accelerated Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (ABBA)

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 Degree Completion Program

An exciting new program for former Fresno State students interested in returning to school to complete their undergraduate degrees.

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B.S. in Criminology Off-Campus Degree Completion Program

Designed for current and former government employees (and their spouses) interested in specializing in law enforcement.

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Graduate Programs 

These programs showcase Fresno State's unique institutional knowledge and allow working professionals to propel their careers in new directions.

Master's of Business Administration for Executives (EMBA)

An accelerated MBA program designed to accommodate the schedules of busy professionals. Classes meet on Saturdays.

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Master's of Public Administration (MPA) - Visalia Cohort

An essential degree for rising employees in the public sector. Meets on Friday evenings and Saturdays at the Fresno State Visalia Campus.

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Master's of Science in Water Resource Management

A groundbreaking, fully-online degree focused on application of water resources in agricultural, industrial, and urban environments.

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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.

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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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Other Academic Programs 

These programs fulfill critical educational needs of the California workforce. 

School Nurse Services Credential

This program leads to the professional (clear) credential approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

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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.

Learn more about this program. (coming soon)