Master’s and Graduate Level

Certificate Online1 year

Community College Faculty Preparation


The Community College Faculty Preparation certificate program provides critical coursework and classroom experience to prepare current and future community college instructors. The coursework and mentored teaching experience enhance the technical competencies necessary to effectively pursue a teaching position at a community college and provide participants with an appreciation of the role and goals of the community college.

Master's Sacramento1 year

International MBA (IMBA)

This is a cohort-based, full-time, day-time MBA program.

The IMBA program is designed to develop participants’ critical thinking and analysis skills in cost accounting as well as their abilities to support the strategic directions of their organizations as they attempt to deal with global competition, economic volatility and fluid organizational structures.

Certificate Hybrid1.5 years

Judicial Administration


The Graduate Certificate in Judicial Administration provides students with an opportunity to learn from current leaders in the California judicial system. One of the few programs of its kind in the United States, graduates will learn the skills needed to make a difference in the successful practice of judicial administration – through their courts and their communities.

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Judicial Administration Graduation and Networking Event 2018
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President Robert S. Nelsen at the Judicial Administration Graduation and Networking Event 2018 at Sacramento State Downtown

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Judicial Administration Courses

Enjoy courses taught by working professionals in the field of court administration. 

Each course costs $450 per unit or $1,350. The program price of $5,400 does not include books or travel. All fees are subject to change.

Fall 2019 Cohort Schedule

Master's Master's DegreeOnline1 year

Master of Arts in Education (Curriculum & Instruction)


The Master of Arts in Education (Curriculum & Instruction) is intended for teachers in schools and other educational organizations. With an emphasis on classroom-based research, the program focuses on real-world, hands-on issues that instructors face on a daily basis. Educators will learn to develop and enhance expertise in their particular field of interest related to K-12, after-school, or adult education.

Master's Master's DegreeHybrid2 years

Master of Public Health
Program launches Fall 2020


The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Promotion, Policy and Leadership is designed to provide advanced training to address the health needs of diverse communities. Students will learn how to enhance their practical skills for implementation of health policies and promotional tools to reduce health risks and protect populations. They will also gain the tools to work with legislators, health advocates and leaders in the profession to impact policies and regulations that affect public health.


Master of Science in Accountancy

The Master of Science in Accountancy (MS/Accountancy) program is in response to new developments in the accounting and business worlds. Significant changes in the regulatory climate, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, have increased the need for graduate-level education. The 150-credit hour education requirement established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) also has significantly increased the demand for graduate education in accounting.


Online MSA Accountancy program vaults up national rankings

Sacramento State’s online Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program came in at 59th in a national ranking of the best online graduate business programs conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

The ranking vaults the University 16 places against 2017. It also places Sac State second among the 23 CSUs; Fullerton tied for ninth.


Sac State Makes Top 100 Business Programs List

Sacramento State has cracked U.S. News and World Report’s Top 100 Best Online Graduate Business Programs for its Master of Science in Accountancy (MsA) program.

The program was ranked No. 70 in the nation by the publication, the first time it has made the Top 100 list – ahead of some noted institutions such as Texas A&M and the University of Massachusetts.

Master's Rancho Cordova15 months

MBA for Executives

Sacramento State’s Masters of Business Administration for Executives is a renowned and proven program that can be completed in 15-months. It is an AACSB-accredited degree designed for experienced professionals who aspire to leadership positions. Since 2005 the College of Business Administration has graduated over 650 EMBA students and continues to fuel top positions within leading Fortune 500 companies in Sacramento and the Bay Area. 

Certificate Sacramento2 months

Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Social Work


School social work (SSW) is a challenging yet rewarding profession. In schools, social workers often serve as the liaison between parents/guardians, the school administration and the community. School social workers collaborate with other school officials to support students in reaching their academic and personal potential.

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PPSC Courses

Master's Hybrid1 year

School Nurse Credential + Master’s Degree in Nursing


In California school nursing is considered to be a highly specialized area of nursing practice requiring additional education and clinical preparation. The College of Continuing Education, in partnership with the Sacramento State School of Nursing, is offering the School Nurse Credential (SNC) program. The SNC program began in 1966 and is academically based in the nursing graduate program at Sacramento State.


What Our Alumni Said

“I am very grateful for education at Sacramento State. My assessment, public speaking, planning, and collaboration skills are much better for having participated in this program. I see myself differently now, and believe for the first time that I am a leader in nursing.

I currently have a great job, and feel that my education, combined with my experience, helped prepare me for the role.”

Pam Whipple, School Nurse Credential + Master’s Degree in Nursing