California State University, Fresno began as a normal school for teachers in 1911. The first commencement, held in 1912, conferred degrees to 31 women and just two men. In 1961, Fresno State joined the California State University system, and adopted the current name in 1972. The University continues growing, and most recently celebrated its 100th birthday. Today, Fresno State offers undergraduate and graduate programs, including bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees.
Fresno State houses eight schools and colleges, giving students a vast array of degree options. The Division of Continuing and Global Education at Fresno State incorporates diverse learning environments, including credit and non-credit coursework delivered via workshops, on weekends, and online.
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