Master’s and Graduate Level


Master’s and Graduate Level

Graduate 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.

Graduate Certificate Hybrid1.5 years

Judicial Administration


The Judicial Administration graduate certificate 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 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.

Judicial Administration 2021-22 Schedule of Classes

Graduate Certificate Hybrid1 year

Maker Education
Coming Fall 2022. Apply by June 1, 2022!


This graduate-level certificate program is designed to help you gain advanced knowledge and skills for leading roles in Maker Education. We will examine the ideas and practices associated with educational reforms that emphasize “do-it-yourself” (DIY) learning and culture.

This program is offered as a partnership between the College of Education and the College of Continuing Education at Sacramento State.

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Maker Education Courses

Master's Master's DegreeOnline1 – 1.5 years

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 DegreeOnline

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies  
(Workforce Development Leadership)


Workforce Development has emerged as a vibrant field in professional education and training. In educational settings, workforce development unites the activities of many units, blending academic, career and technical studies, and advising and counseling. 

Master's Master's DegreeHybrid2 years

Master of Public Health


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.


Prof. Michael Mink heads new Sac State program
New Master’s in Public Health

A native of Virginia, Sacramento State Prof. Michael Mink started his academic career with a strong southern pedigree – a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the College of William and Mary, and a master’s in public administration and public policy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.


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 of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)

This is a cohort-based, fully online program. Students complete 2 courses per semester, completing their degree in only 21 months. Synchronous work will be scheduled one evening per week for each course for a total of two evenings a week each semester of the program.

This fully online, program prepares students to connect data and models to substantive business problems so effective business decisions can be made.


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. 

Master's 1 year

Online iMBA

This is a cohort-based, fully online, 12 month MBA program. Courses are three (3) weeks long with synchronous and asynchronous times assigned for a total of 45 contact hours per course.

This fully online, AACSB accredited program prepares students from the United States and around the world to be business leaders in the global marketplace.

International students will not be issued an F-1 student visa for this program as it is a completely online program.

Program Overview 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.
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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