Office of Academic Programs

Our Mission

The Academic Programs Team serve faculty and deans in the educational effectiveness process and provide support and coordination for academic program reviews, curriculum and program development, program accreditation by discipline, and regional accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). This website brings together information and contact information for the staff who provide expertise and support. 

Academic Programs

The University offers a rich mix of 43 undergraduate majors and 23 graduate programs (15 master's programs, seven post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in educational leadership).

Programs are offered at the Turlock campus and the Stanislaus State Stockton Center. Additionally, University Extended Education represents Stanislaus State as a self-support division that offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, professional development courses and certificates, and international education opportunities at both the Turlock campus and the Stockton Center, as well as through hybrid and fully online modes of instruction.

AVP for Academic Affairs 

The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs oversees the following offices and programs:

  • Academic Programs
  • Assessment
  • Accreditation
  • General Education
  • Writing Proficiency Screening Test

Currently, Shawna Young leads Academic Programs as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer.