Spotlight on Academics

Special Education, BSE

Earn a degree in special education and become a teacher of students with moderate (PreK-8) or severe disabilities (all grade levels). Learn how this rewarding career might be right for you. 

Police Program (4+1) Concentration, Criminal Justice, BS

Learn how you can earn your bachelor's and master's degrees in Criminal Justice and complete your MPTC Police Academy Certification in just 5 years.

Nursing, BS

Become part of our community of future healthcare employees and fulfill your passion with a career in nursing.

School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education

Construction Management, MS

Prepare yourself for upper management roles across the construction industry.

100% Online Undergraduate Degree Completion Programs

Finish what you've started with a convenient 100% online degree program in business or interdisciplinary studies.

English, MA

A graduate study in literature, culture, and teaching that connects you to a diverse and impressive community of teachers, scholars, and writers.

Center for Professional Studies

Lesson Design with the Brain in Mind

This course culls the latest cognitive science to provide an overview of how the brain processes, stores, and retrieves information.

Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI)

Each workshop is designed to meet the needs of each participant, while renewing confidence and providing new strategies to bring back to the classroom. 

Wilson Reading System® Introductory Course

This 16.5 hour introductory course provides participants with an overview of the Wilson Reading System® (WRS) and serves as the prerequisite for the WRS Level I Certification Training. 

Campus Happenings

Black History Month

We will highlight African Americans and the arts as the foundation for our Black History Month celebration this month.

Summer Classes

Plan ahead for summer. Registration opens April 8. Prepare now for the best schedule. 

Academic Schools

School of Arts and Sciences

Our foundation in the liberal arts helps you achieve the greatest potential in programs like our Political Science, Professional Writing, Game Design, 4+1 in Criminal Justice, or Interdisciplinary Studies where you can design your own major to meet your specific interests and career goals.
Read more about: School of Arts and Sciences

School of Business and Technology

We have graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate programs in Accounting, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship  available both in-person and 100% online to meet your needs and schedule. 
Read more about: School of Business and Technology

School of Education

We are proud of our historic mission as a “teachers” university, within the context of a liberal arts university. We offer a variety of specialized teacher education area programs including Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Middle School Education, Special Education and Educational Studies.
Read more about: School of Education

School of Health and Natural Sciences

From the Antonucci Science Center, Exercise Science labs, the Landry Arena and new laboratories for psychological studies at the McKay School, you will engage in integrative, hands-on and applied learning that prepares you to be scientifically educated individuals for future careers in healthcare, public service, as classroom teachers, fitness professionals or in industry.
Read more about: School of Health and Natural Sciences

School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education

We offer graduate degrees and certificates as well as 4+1 programs, online learning, and undergraduate degree completion programs. We're dedicated to helping you achieve your goal of an advanced education.
Read more about: School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education

Fitchburg State Magazine

Check out our digital storytelling platform, Fitchburg State Magazine.

Tell Us Your Story

If you have a story about how Fitchburg State has made a difference, whether you're a student, faculty member, staff, or alumni, we want to hear from you. 

Presidential Search

Fitchburg State University is conducting a national search for its 12th president.

You fit here

Nobody goes it alone when you're here. Fitchburg State offers a rich landscape of support inside and outside the classroom.
Tour guides and Juan from Admissions in front of Weston
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