Degree Completion

Overview

Degree Completion

Finish Your Degree at Sacramento State

Whether you’re ready for a promotion, a career change or the next milestone in your life, finishing your degree can help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

We offer a variety of degree completion programs to meet the unique needs of non-traditional students, including one-on-one advising, to make returning to college a reality. Our programs provide the academic quality of a traditional four-year university but are designed to fit your busy schedule, allowing you to balance school with your commitments.

Why choose our degree completion programs?

  • Finish in less time
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid opportunities
  • Personal academic advising
  • Flexible classes on evenings, weekends and online
  • Degrees are awarded by Sacramento State

Why finish your degree?

  • Higher earning potential
  • Career advancement
  • Greater job security and satisfaction
  • Personal satisfaction/sense of accomplishment

Going back to school is easier than you think. Start the conversation with a one-on-one consultation with a personal advisor.

Bachelor's Bachelor's DegreeHybrid

Bachelor of Arts in Arts & Letters

Overview

Have you been thinking about finishing your degree, but life got in the way? Sacramento State designed a degree completion program just for you!

The new Bachelor of Arts in Arts & Letters is a multi-disciplinary major that’s relevant to your personal and professional life. The flexible, hybrid format allows students to complete their degree while juggling family and work, with courses offered online and on-campus.

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New degree completion program launched

New degree completion program launched

As Sacramento State works to improve graduation rates, the University has launched a new degree completion program designed for students who had to leave college just short of graduation.

Course Listing

Arts & Letters Required Courses

Arts & Letters Required Courses
Bachelor's Bachelor's DegreeHybrid3 years

Bachelor of Arts in Child Development
Early Development, Care and Education

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Child Development – Early Development, Care & Education (EDCE) degree completion program is a long-time collaboration between the College of Education, the College of Continuing Education, and local child-care and education organizations.  

Course Listing

Child Development Courses

All fees subject to change.

Bachelor's Bachelor's DegreeOnline

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Overview

Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior, cognition and emotion. It is a broad discipline that includes both basic research and the application of research findings to everyday life. 

Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is a major accomplishment, and Sacramento State’s new fully online and accelerated degree completion program provides the flexibility, accessibility and affordability to help you finish your degree.

Bachelor's Bachelor's DegreeOnline2 years

Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Studies

Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Career and Technical Studies (BSCTS) is a versatile program that can be applied to a variety of disciplines. The degree can serve as a springboard to a master’s degree or as a career ladder into many professions.

“I enjoyed making connections with my classmates and instructors and found myself using what I learned right away. I needed my degree to continue to advance.” – Pamela Heising, Career and Technical Studies graduate

Spotlight

Katherine Raines
Online Instructor

What can students expect from an online class with Katherine Raines? Her pink hair – or white for that matter, take your choice – ought to be a clue to her spirited “kind-of-in-your-face” teaching style, she quips. 

“I totally reworked the class to make sure the format resonated for my online students.” – Katherine Raines, Career and Technical Studies instructor

Course Listing

Career and Technical Studies Courses

Bachelor's Bachelor's DegreeOnline2 years

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Overview

Sacramento State has been a leader in criminal justice and public safety education in California since the early 1960s. Now, we have expanded access to our quality education in criminal justice through this fully online degree program.

This program is offered through a partnership between the  College of Continuing Education and the College of Health and Human Services at Sacramento State.

Course Listing

Criminal Justice Courses

The online criminal justice major is a 60 unit program.

All fees subject to change.