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It’s your time.

Our innovative programs can help you grow in a new direction, advance your skills and redefine the possible. Enjoy flexible schedules and small class sizes with our expert instructors, or take online classes that fit your busy lifestyle.
Welcome to a world of possibilities.

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Veunta Dailey
Bachelor of Arts in Child Development

Veunta Dailey sits in front of the State Capitol building

Veunta Dailey says she went in and out of college until the day her employer went out of business. “I knew a degree completion program would help me to finally complete my bachelor’s degree and realize my true potential in real time.” Veunta’s story is featured in Access Magazine.

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Rabbil Green
Instructional Design for eLearning Instructor and Graduate

Rabbil Green

Rabbil Green was one of the first graduates of our Instructional Design for eLearning (IDL) Certificate program. With the certification he earned several promotions as an instructional designer and consultant and today, he teaches in the program.

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Wendy La
Second Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Wendy La was the first in her family to go to college. She earned a degree in psychology but later realized her passion was working in speech pathology with children. She found a degree program tailored to her needs at Sacramento State.

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Daniel Watts
Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Studies

Daniel Watts

Daniel Watts had been working in education for years when his teaching career reached a plateau, with some jobs out of reach because he hadn’t finished college. So he decided to go back to school in his 40s and get “that piece of paper,” he says, enrolling in the Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Studies degree completion program.

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Alicia O’Brien
Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certificate Program

Ever since high school, Alicia O’Brien wanted a career in law enforcement, but not as a police officer on the street. She found her niche in the criminal justice field while completing the Crime and Intelligence Analysis Certificate Program.

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Jullanar Williams
Criminal Justice

Jullanar Williams is a single parent, full-time paralegal and caregiver for her mother, who lives three hours away from Sacramento State. She only has to look into her son’s eye for confirmation she’s on the right path. Jullanar earned her criminal justice degree and credits our online program for making it possible. 

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William Stewart
Paramedic Program

William Stewart heard a man choking and his training immediately kicked in. Wil, who’s a firefighter and student in our Paramedic Program, was waiting to be interviewed for an internship when he saw the man in distress and immediately performed the Heimlich maneuver. Wil’s heroic deed made national news. 

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Coral Connor
Second Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Coral Connor may only be in her 20s, but this speech pathology graduate has already found a mantra to live by. “I think turning your trauma into triumph is something a lot of people can relate to,” she says. She shares her story in this video.

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Matt Hidalgo
Workforce Development Professional Apprenticeship

Matt Hidalgo was working as a job coach when he entered the Workforce Development Professional Apprenticeship Program. He knew if he completed all of the requirements, he would earn a five-percent raise and a new job classification. Turns out, the apprenticeship resulted in more than a raise – he was offered a new job. 

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Alexandra Strout
Paramedic Program

Alexandra Strout is in the top of her class at Sacramento State’s Paramedic Program and credits the strength of her instructors. “They’re in the field as firefighters and paramedics, and they’ve been there and done the work. It makes a difference in the knowledge they provide you. It’s one of the strong points of the program.”

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How To Register

You have many convenient options when registering for classes.

Select your preferred course(s) and register by phone, fax or through our website.

If you are admitted to the university, you may also register online through My Sac State.

To learn more, visit our Registration & Enrollment page.


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Explore Courses

We offer a variety of programs to a wide array of audiences, including high school and college students, working adults and international groups.

Choose from individual courses to full certificate and degree programs — we have flexible options to fit your lifestyle and learning needs.

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Visit Us Today

Napa Hall is the home of the College of Continuing Education. Many classes are held in Napa Hall, in addition to other locations on campus.

Our front counter is a great resource where you can ask questions, submit registration forms or connect with our qualified staff.

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Contact Us

We’re here to help you in your educational journey. We look forward to answering your questions and providing the information you need to make an informed decision.

Our team of experienced staff is available by phone or email.