Courses & Degree Programs

Chico State Special Sessions

Professional & Continuing Education offers Special Session courses, which are approved Chico State courses offered in addition to the University's regular semester schedule. Whether your goal is finishing a degree, completing a certificate, or simply earning credit while you learn, Special Sessions help you earn credit toward your goal with the flexibility you need. Read more to learn the benefits of Special Sessions.

Online Degree Programs 

If you live outside of California, please verify our online programs are available in your state. There are approximately nineteen states where it is cost prohibitive for Chico State to offer online courses and degree programs.  

Open University

Open University lets you take Chico State classes on a space-available basis, without requiring formal admission to the University. It provides an opportunity for the general public and disqualified/denied students to have access to regularly scheduled University classes without going through the admissions process. Learn more...

Chico State Online Degrees & Certificate Programs

Ready to transfer into a 4-year degree program? Planning to return to school and complete your degree while balancing a busy life? Is now the right time to advance your education and achieve your career aspirations? Chico State Online degree and degree completion programs provide affordable, high-quality academics with the flexibility and support to take classes from anywhere. Learn more...