Programs

School of Business

Leadership education should be experiential. At Fresno Pacific, we believe that the best way to educate and create new leaders is to immerse them in a learning experience. We want students to do more than learn theories; we want students to test them...

Change your mind by changing the way you see the world.

The master of arts in leadership studies focuses on teaching leaders innovative ways to think about their roles in their own organizations and communities, and how they might...

School of Humanities Religion and Social Sciences

The music major prepares students for life-long appreciation of and participation in a rich variety of musical experiences. The major emphasizes performance and combines theory with practical participation in a variety of musical activities.

Church music, though often similar in composition to many traditional and modern styles of music, incorporates unique elements and therefore requires specialized talents. This emphasis provides training for leadership in church music departments.

Music has the ability to enhance virtually any aspect of life, including our ability to learn. Thus, music teachers not only offer musical instruction, they offer skills that are useful in studying other subjects. The secondary teaching emphasis...

The popularity of music is-and always has been-a major cultural influence throughout the world. Music can speak to current trends and styles, or it can retell history. The performance/composition offers students core music principles, and training to...

The call to peacemaking is universal and timeless since conflict is always with us. Its shadow is found in all cultures in all times beckoning for response. When constructive, it leads to better understanding and deeper relationships. When destructive...

The psychology major introduces students to the psychological perspective on human behavior, cognition and emotions and lays a foundation for advanced study in the field. The major can be tailored to supplement a strong liberal arts education, to provide...

Sociology explores the operation of the social world and offers a range of research techniques that can be applied to almost any aspect of social life. The program encourages students to move beyond their personal experiences to an awareness of how...

Latin America consists of many individual countries, each with a unique history, and each with a unique culture. The Latin American cultures emphasis exposes students to some of these cultures, exploring their differences from each other, and from...

Spanish is one of the most recognizable languages spoken today—nationally and across the globe. While there are dozens of varying dialects, a basic understanding of the language is invaluable.

School of Natural Sciences

The kinesiology master's degree is designed to prepare professionals to become exemplary practitioners in the areas of physical education, athletic training and sport administration by providing opportunities for academic, social,...

School of Education

The preliminary administrative services credential focuses on the needs of the school site administrator, emphasizing the establishment of a close relationship with teachers, school districts and the community. Courses meet the California requirements...

The professional administrative services credential is competency-based with an emphasis on practicality. Students who wish to enter the second tier of the professional administrative services program must have an administrative position requiring the...

The BCLAD emphasis is available to prepare students who are proficient in a second language to teach bilingual students in the public schools. Proficiency in the language includes oral and written conversational and academic language skills. Such...

Candidates for this certificate will complete a series of graduate-level classes approved by both the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) and the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). This sequence prepares candidates to help...

Clear Credential

For those students who have received their California Preliminary Credential and yet need to receive their clear credential, Fresno Pacific...

The designated subjects education program offers four credentials to equip teacher candidates with the appropriate pedagogical practices to connect to the language, skills and abilities of career technical and adult education students.

To meet...

The individualized master of arts program (IMAP) is intended to provide a structure for master’s level study in areas where the university has significant strengths but does not offer a formal program. It also makes it possible for students to pursue...

The interdisciplinary professional certificate in autism program reviews sound theoretical foundations of autistic spectrum disorders and current best practices in assessment, communication and intervention.

Candidates learn basic concepts in...

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