11/07/2013 20:42 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Star Student: Eva Longoria Gets A Masters Degree

Congratulations are in order for Eva Longoria who has received a masters degree from California State University. The Desperate Housewives star enrolled on to her MA course back in 2009 and was officially awarded her degree at a graduation ceremony on Wednesday.

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"Big day today!!! Very excited to graduate for my Master's degree in Chicano Studies!" tweeted the actress on the big day, adding, "You're never too old or too busy to continue your education!"

Eva told E! earlier this month that she'd been working on her thesis up until the very last minute to ensure that she graduated on time, with a rep revealing her dissertation title...

*Clears throat*. Ahem, Success STEMS From Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers. (STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields).

Hear, hear Eva. Well bloomin' done!

Speaking of graduation. Finishing uni this year? We've got your grad ball dress sorted...