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The Organization Development & Training Division is committed to providing you with personal and professional growth opportunities. As such, we have established educational partnerships with several local colleges.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CONTACT INFORMATION-ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Ashford University

Offers accelerated and convenient online higher education to individuals interested in pursuing their Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degrees.  Please visit Ashford University's website for information on their available degree programs.  Contact:  Sonia Williams, 559-259-6481. 

Alliant International University

5130 E. Clinton Way, Fresno, CA 93727
559-456-2777
Xavier Romano, Director of Campus & Student Services
559-253-2227

California School of Professional Psychology
PhD / PsyD in Clinical Psychology Program
PsyD / MA in Organizational Psychology Program
IMPH (Infant-Preschooler Mental Health Certificate Program
Contact: Chelsiah Price, 559-253-2215 / California School of Professional Psychology Programs
cprice@alliant.edu

California School of Forensic Studies
PhD / PsyD in Forensic Psychology Program
Contact: Brian Evans, 559-253-2235 / California School of Forensic Studies Programs
bevans@alliant.edu

Shirley M. Hufstedler School of Education
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), School Psychology and Educational
Psychology Programs
Contact: Kara Janowsky, M.Ed., 1-858-635-4442 /
Shirley M. Hufstedler School of Education Programs
kjanowsky@alliant.edu

EdD (Educational Leadership and Management)
Contact: Julie Aquino, 1-415-955-2087
jaquino@alliant.edu
 
California State University, Fresno

BS in Criminology; Contact:  Dr. Harald Otto Schweizer, 559-278-8880.  Please visit Dr. Schweizer's website for more information on this degree program. 

MPA, Contact:  Dr. Kurt Cline, 559-278-2865 or Dr. Mark Somma, 559-278-5413.  

All other degrees; Contact Jose Jauregui, 559-278-0156.  Please visit CSU Fresno's website for information on these and other available degree programs.

Fresno City College

Please visit Fresno City College's website for information on available degree programs.  Contact: Enrique Jauregui, 559-442-8225.

Fresno Pacific University

Highlights both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business Management/Organizational Leadership.  A tuition discount may apply if there are enough City employees to form a cohort.  Please visit Fresno Pacific University's website for information on these and other available degree programs.  Contact:  Melissa Kent, 559-453-3445.

ITT Technical Institute

Offers AS Degrees in Computer Electronics & Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting & Design, Computer Network Systems and BS Degrees in Construction Management and Criminal Justice. Please visit the ITT Technical Institute website for more information or call 559-325-5400 and ask to speak to a Representative.

National University

Highlights both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Public Administration.  A tuition discount may apply if there are enough City employees to form a cohort.  Please visit National University's website for information on these and other available degree programs.  Contact:  Roland Jones, 559-256-4901.

University of Phoenix

Offers a 10% tuition discount for City of Fresno employees (excludes online courses/programs).  Please visit the University of Phoenix's website for more information on their available degree programs.  Contact:  Brad Kennington, 559-312-1170.  

CONTINUING EDUCATION CONTACT INFORMATION-TECHNICAL TRADE PROGRAMS
Fresno City College Applied Technology Division

Please visit Fresno City College's website for more information on these and other programs they have available.  

Listed below are the Technical Trade programs available at Fresno City College as well as the contact numbers for each program.  The Applied Division's phone number is 559-442-8273 and then you would ask for the extensions listed below:

Air Conditioning: John Parks, ext 8540
Architecture: Ken Zamora, ext 8108
Automotive Technology: Marty Kamimoto, ext 8526
Building Safety and Code Administration: Claudia Habib, ext 8520
Computer Aided Drafting and Design: Ron Cerkueria, ext 8585
Computer Aided Manufacturing: Mark McCollough, ext 8543
Construction: Eric Nitzche, ext 8516
Electrical Systems Technology: Dan Sousa, ext 8481
Fire Technology: Dennis Byrns, ext 5678
Graphic Communication: Craig Polanowski, ext 8757
Graphic Design: Craig Polanowski, ext 8757
Networking/Computer Technician: Bruce Miller, ext 8517
Professional Photography: Ray Arth, ext 8551
Web Design: Craig Polanowski, etc 8757
Welding Technology-Metal Fabrication Option: Brett Camacho, ext 8522
Welding Technology-Pipe and Structural Steel Certification Option: Brett Camacho, ext 8522

ITT Technical Institute

Offers AS Degrees in Computer Electronics & Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting & Design, Computer Network Systems and BS Degrees in Construction Management and Criminal Justice. Please visit the ITT Technical Institute website for more information or call 559-325-5400 and ask to speak to a Representative.

Institute of Technology, Inc

Please visit the Institute of Technology's website for further information on these and other programs they have available.  Contact:  Joe Haydock, 559-297-4500.

Administrative Office Professional
Computerized Accounting
Electronic Communication Support Technician
Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition
Human Resource Administrator
Network Support Technician
Web and Graphic Design

San Joaquin Valley College

Please visit San Joaquin Valley College's website for further information on these and other programs they have available.  Contact:  Nora Twarynski, 559-448-8282.

Business Administration
Construction Management
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

CONTINUING EDUCATION CONTACT INFORMATION-GED AND HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

Fresno Adult School

Please visit Fresno Adult School's website for further information on their Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes, GED Preparation classes, GED Testing, High School Diploma, and Independent Study programs.  Contact:  Lucia Jimenez, 559-457-6220 or Helder Pinheiro, 559-457-6211.


Clovis Adult Education

Please visit Clovis Adult Education's website for further information on their Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes, GED Preparation classes, GED Testing, High School Diploma, and Independent Study programs.  Contact:  Ramon Esquivel, 559-327-2873.