Jesse Spiro, Yahoo!, May 23, 2013
Eva Longoria got to toss her graduation cap with her fellow Cal State University Northridge students on Wednesday.
“Big day today!!!” the 38-year-old actress Tweeted. “Very excited to graduate for my Master’s degree in Chicano Studies! You’re never too old or too busy to continue your education!”
According to TMZ, Eva spent three years completing her degree, which she began while still working on “Desperate Housewives.” She spent time doing school work on the set of the ABC drama.
The actress’ degree is not honorary and she reportedly attended classes in person at the Southern California university. Her thesis was reportedly titled, “Success STEMS From Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers” (STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math).