We are extremely proud that you are interested in our university for graduate study. Over 3,000 graduate students believe that Fresno State offers excellent education and outstanding career and professional preparation. The university continuously works to meet changing student needs with campus expansion in degree programs, research opportunities, and provision of state-of-the-art facilities.
To apply to graduate school at Fresno State, visit Cal State Apply
- International student resources.
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The university offers 47 graduate degree programs which include a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, a Doctor of Nursing Practice, an Educational Specialist degree, and multiple master's degree programs. The university also offers 13 certificates of advanced study. The listings in this section will link you directly to Graduate Program Coordinators and to program websites where you will find more information, deadlines to apply, admissions criteria, and more.
*Please note Fresno State Graduate Admissions has temporarily suspended using the GRE and GMAT as an admission requirement for the Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 semesters.
* For information regarding the PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION, visit https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/about-the-csu/accreditation**Pursuant to Executive Order 1084, students seeking a second baccalaureate degree will only be considered for nursing majors.
Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)
Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
Educational Specialist Program
School Psychology (Ed.S.)
Master's Degree Programs
Agricultural Science, MS
Applied Behavior Analysis, MA
Athletic Training, MS
Business Administration, MBA
Executive Business Administration, EMBA
Program CoordinatorTo be determined.
For more information visit the eMBA page.
Civil Engineering, MS
Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, MS
Yuleinys Castillo Silva
For more information visit the Master of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling page.
Computer Science, MS
Construction Management, MS
For more information visit the School Counseling page..
For more information visit the Student Affairs & College Counseling page..
Creative Writing, MFA
Deaf Education, MA
Early Childhood Education, MA
- Counseling and Student Services (Suspended)
For more information visit the program website.
Carol Fry Bohlin
For more information visit the Curriculum/Instruction page.
For more information visit the Multilingual & Multicultural page.
For more information visit the Reading/Language page.
Educational Leadership and Administration, MA
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering, MS Mechanical Engineering Option
For more information visit the Literature page.
For more information visit the Rhetoric and Writing Studies Option page.
Food and Nutritional Sciences
Higher Education Administration and Leadership
Industrial Technology, MS
Interdisciplinary Studies, MA or MS
International Relations (Suspended)
Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling, MS
Plant Science, MS
Psychology, MA General/Experimental option
Public Administration, MPA
Public Health, MPH
Social Work, MSW
Special Education, MA
Speech Language Pathology
Teaching, MA (Online)
Viticulture and Enology, MS
Water Resource Management Online, MS
Graduate Certificate Programs
Advanced Studies in Research Methods
Criminal Justice Counseling Specialist (suspended)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Online)
Community and Regional Planning (Online)
Homeland Security (suspended)
Teaching American History
For more information visit the Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Technology page.
Linguistics - TESOL/SLAT
For more information visit the TESOL/SLAT page.
Advanced Credential with Master's
Web-Based Online Program
Deaf Education (MA)