Eva Longoria with her parents
Eva Longoria's not just a pretty face: The Desperate Housewives alum earned her master's degree from California State University, Northridge on Wednesday.
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"Big day today!!! Very excited to graduate for my Master's degree in Chicano Studies!" Longoria, 38, tweeted
Wednesday, along with a series of photos before and after the ceremony with her family and fellow graduates. "You're never too old or too busy to continue your education!"
Longoria, who also holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Texas A&M University, began her master's studies three years ago while she was still on Desperate Housewives
, her rep said. Earlier this month, Longoria told E! News
that she was finishing her thesis. According to TMZ
, her thesis was titled "Success STEMS From Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers." (STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math.)
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Longoria's famous pals quickly congratulated her over Twitter.
"Proud of you Eva," Garcelle Beauvais wrote
Added her Desperate Housewives co-star Marcia Cross: "Huge congratulations on your graduation today!!!! From Canne [sic] to Cap and Gown. You are really something. Xoxo m."