Adult Education

Mission Statement: The Adult Education Program at Fresno City College provides equitable and inclusive access to support adult learners ages 18 years and older. We partner with adult schools and community organizations to provide educational and career readiness opportunities to transition adult learners into post-secondary education and the workforce.

Are You Ready to Take the Next Step in Your Education at Fresno City College?

Programs Offered

English as a Second Language Classes

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The English for Multi Lingual Students (EMLS) department offers classes and services for students whose first language is not English. Credit and Non Credit formats available.

EMLS Program Information

High School Equivalency Preparation

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Tuition free High School Equivalency Preparation Classes (HiSET) for students who want to get their credential which is equivalent to a high school diploma in California.

HiSET Program Information

Technical Training Programs

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Fresno City College offers a variety of for-credit and non-credit courses in workforce preparation. Student will have the opportunity to build job-specific technical training.

Tech. Programs Information

Undecided or Current Adult School

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For any first time or returning student from the Adult Schools. If you are non-ESL, or are currently enrolled in an Adult School CTE, H.S. Diploma, GED or HiSet program.

Information for New Students

Adult Education Dual Enrollment Program

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Adult Education Dual Enrollment is available for adult school students in a high school diploma or high school equivalency program and would like to take classes at a community college.

Adult Dual Enrollment Info.

Contact Our Counselors: 

Eric Morin
Phone: 559.244.2608  

Crystal Lee 
Phone: 559.244.2609 

Araxy Markarian
Phone: 559.244.2610

Hours and Location

Office Hours vary. Please contact a counselor directly to schedule an appointment.

HS-158 (Health Sciences #29) 
Campus Map

Contact Our Coordinator:

Lisa Vincent
Phone: 559.442.8200 ext. 8473
Office Location: Career and Employment Resource Center

Contact Our Dean

Dr. Donna Cooper
Phone: 559.442.8218
Office Location: Library Building #111

Fresno City College Adult Education Community Partners

State Center Adult Education Consortium


Advancing Adult Education in California

Fresno City College's Adult Education Department is Recognized as a Model Program in California

Fresno City College Adult Education has been recognized by the California Adult Education Program (CAEP) as a model Adult Ed program in California. This award qualifies FCC Adult Ed to be added to the repository on Advancing CA Adult Education website under Model Programs. FCC Adult Ed will also have a 24”x30” poster printed and highlighted in the main ballroom through the duration of the CAEP 2023 Summit.

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ABC30 Interview with Fresno City College's Adult Education Team