Chico State

Complete Your Degree Online

Ready to transfer into a 4-year degree program? Planning to return to school and complete your degree while balancing a busy life? Chico State Online degree completion programs provide students affordable, high-quality academics with the flexibility and support to take classes from anywhere. Designed for transfer or returning students, you can earn your bachelor’s degree in as little as 2 years or on a timeline that works best for you.

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Built for Flexibility

Chico State Online is designed with busy working adult learners in mind.

  • 100% online so you can work from anywhere
  • fully asynchronous coursework plus opportunities to engage with faculty
  • weekly coursework and assignments can be completed after hours or on weekends

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Personalized Support

From day one, you’ll be paired with a dedicated major advisor whose goal is your academic success. You’ll get:

  • helpful planning and check-in sessions every semester or as much as needed—on your schedule
  • access to student resources including health services, tutoring, career help, and more
  • a community of fellow online students with virtual meetups and connections

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A Degree That Counts

Backed by more than 135 years of academic excellence, Chico State Online programs are rooted in a tradition of high-quality, high-value education. You will:

  • take on coursework fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • learn from professors who are experts in their fields
  • earn a California State University, Chico diploma

Explore Programs

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Business Administration BS
Learn the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a business environment. This program focuses on the fundamentals of business such as accounting, finance, economics, and marketing.

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Humanities BA
Learn about the intellectual and artistic forces that shaped the world that we live in today. Humanities is a program devoted to the study, appreciation, and analysis of cultural traditions from an interdisciplinary perspective.

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Liberal Studies BA
Prepare to be an elementary school teacher. Develop a strong knowledge base in English, math, science, history/social science, art, music, theatre, physical education, and psychology.

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Multicultural & Gender Studies BA
Explore the complex relationships between race, gender, and culture and how they contribute to the construction of power dynamics in local, national, and global contexts.

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Nursing RN-BSN
With fully-online courses and on-site clinical placements near where you live or work, our RN-BSN program is designed for the working nurse and recognizes the skills the practicing nurse has already acquired.

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Religious Studies BA
Focus on the study of religious beliefs and practices of various cultures throughout the world. Through coursework, students explore the history, sociology, anthropology, and psychology of religion.

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Social Science BA
Focus on the study of human behavior and social interactions. The program covers a broad range of topics from sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, and history.

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Sociology BA
Understand how human behavior is shaped by culture, social structures, and systems of power. This degree helps students to examine how societies are organized and how individuals interact with each other.

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Top 20 U.S. Public University in the West

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No. 2 Best Online University

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A “Most Transformative College” in the U.S.

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A Top College for Quality & Value

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Talk to an Advisor

Learn more about Chico State’s online programs and how they fit your academic and career goals by speaking with one of our online program advisors.

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