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Academic Programs, Innovations & Faculty Development

This site is a resource for the California State University's 23 campuses and faculty in the development, assessment and modification of high-quality curricula and educational programs.


Program Development

Find information and templates for developing or modifying an academic program, as well as the CSU’s Academic Master Plan and accreditation information.

Academic Policies

Locate documents and links for everything from systemwide and university policies to state law.


Health Care Programs

Preparing the health care workforce of California is a key strength of the CSU. Learn about nursing degrees, the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) and more.

Faculty Development and Innovative Pedagogy

Find CSU activities and initiatives related to teaching and learning and faculty development.


Developing Future Faculty

Discover the Pre-Doctoral Program and the Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program​.

About Us

Learn about the people who support high-quality academic programs at the CSU. 


Resources for Academic Planning

Find links, documents and templates for a variety of academic planning needs.

Honorary Degrees

CSU campuses award honorary degrees to distinguished individuals for their exemplary contributions to the state, nation or world.

Learn About Honorary Degrees

Professional & Continuing Education (PaCE)​

Learn how we're meeting the professional development needs of today's workforce. 

Go to PaCE Website

Transfer and Degree Complet​​ion

Find information for students interested in transferring to the CSU.

Learn About Transfer Students​ ​